Elective Information For Non-Boston University School of Medicine Students

PLEASE NOTE: STUDENTS ENROLLED IN FOREIGN MEDICAL SCHOOLS MAY OBTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING APPLYING FOR ELECTIVES AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE ON THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE:

http://www.bumc.bu.edu/isep/

All visiting students must have completed a criminal background check within 12 months of their requested elective start date.

Elective application process for students enrolled in LCME accredited medical schools and osteopathic medical schools:

The application process to apply for electives at Boston University School of Medicine for the academic year 2015-2016 for students enrolled in LCME accredited medical schools and osteopathic medical schools will open on the AAMC VSAS system at 5:00 p.m., May 8, 2015. For more information on VSAS, please see www.aamc.org/vsas or contact vsas@aamc.org or call (202) 478-9878

Note: Due to the high volume of requests we cannot accept telephone or e-mail inquiries regarding the status of applications. VSAS applications will be reviewed approximately 60 days prior to the requested elective start date.

Students will be notified by the school via VSAS e-mail regarding application status and/or scheduling of electives.

Students enrolled in Canadian medical schools interested in elective applications for the 2015-2016 academic year should contact the Office of the Registrar for the School of Medicine.