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Additional Application Requirements

USCSM accepts visiting medical students for fourth year electives from any United States or Canadian medical school fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and the American Medical Association (AMA) or by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Students must an M.D. or D.O candidate in good academic standing and have completed all required clerkships prior to initiating elective work at USCSM. A maximum of two four-week electives may be scheduled. A non-refundable processing fee of one hundred and fifty dollars ($150) will be assessed to the student once accepted. 

Students are responsible for their own personal health care costs and must provide current documentation of immunization status. See elective descriptions for additional requirements specific to the rotation.

Other supplemental documents which are required at time of application are below:

Multi-System Request FormNon Employee Confidential /HIPPA Form,  BBP Training

The required Clinical Rotation Orientation will need to be completed 10-15 business days prior to the rotation start date.   

Once a rotation is ACCEPTED the processing fee can mailed to:

Admissions/Enrollment Services
USC School of Medicine 
6439 Garners Ferry Rd, Bldg 3
Columbia SC 29209 

Emergency Medicine

Please direct all Emergency Medicine questions to Sherry Allen at or 803-434-3790.

Emergency Medicine electives require the USMLE step 1 score to be uploaded as a supplemental document. 

Emergency Medicine ONLY fee payments can be sent to: 
Palmetto Health Richland

Dept of EM

ATTN: Sherry Allen

5 Medical Park

Columbia, SC 29203




Important Dates

VSAS Application Requirements

  •  Photograph
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Transcript
  •  AAMC Standardized Immunization Form

Institution Websites

Institution Contact

Austina Wolverton
Assistant to the Registrar
Admiss & Enroll Srvs
Room 102
SOM Campus Building 3
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 216-3625
(803) 216-3627