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Visiting Medical/Osteopathic Student Program

The 2015-16 information continues to be updated weekly as new courses become available.  

We are decentralizing our program this year, and will continue to add departmental information for each specialty as it becomes available.  Please do not contact Student Affairs during this transition as we will not have the answers to your questions.The various departments are currently being trained to use VSAS and process applications from non-VSAS schools as well.   They are looking forward to working with you.

You may scroll down and review this site for general information that may answer many of your questions.

The Visiting Medical Student Program enriches both the Brody School of Medicine and the visiting medical student. Applicants must be 4th year students in good academic standing, be actively pursuing the Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree and have completed all third year core clerkships by the start of a scheduled elective.

 

 
VSAS Information

 

The Brody School of Medicine uses VSAS, the Visiting Student Application Service, to receive visiting fourth year medical student applications. To apply, complete and submit the electronic VSAS application for your preferred electives.

For more information on VSAS, visit www.aamc.org/programs/vsas or contact VSAS at vsas@aamc.org .  

Only students enrolled at US LCME or US AOA accredited institutions may use VSAS to submit applications and supporting documents. 

The Brody School of Medicine is listed in VSAS under the letter "T".

Information for students from schools which do not use VSAS may be found further down on this page.

 
General Information:

Visiting medical students will be processed through the individual departments, so please contact them directly for information:

Emergency Medicine  
Opens for VSAS applications March 15
website:  www.ecu.edu/ecuem        
email:      ecuemvsas@ecu.edu

ALL OTHER DEPARTMENTS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS APRIL 15

Family Medicine            
website:  www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/fammed/student-train/selectives-101.cfm
email:      lloydm@ecu.edu      Melissa Lloyd, Visiting Student Coordinator

Internal Medicine   Not accepting visiting students for 2015-2016

Internal Medicine/Psychiatry-only those interested in residency should apply. Personal Statement required.
Email:  stovalls@ecu.edu    Scarlett Stovall, Visiting Student Coordinator
Mailing address: ECU Physicians/Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic, 905 Johns Hopkins Dr, Mailstop 694, Greenville, NC 27834

OB/GYN   Not accepting visiting students for 2015-2016

Pediatrics
website:  www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/pediatrics/visitingMedicalStudents.cfm
email:      visitingpediatrics@ecu.edu     Jennifer Bonney, Visiting Student Coordinator

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  
website:   http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/Rehab/education.cfm
email:      arnoldk@ecu.edu     Kristi Arnold, Visiting Student Coordinator

Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine-only those interested in residency should apply. Personal Statement is required.
website:  www.ecu.edu/psychiatry
email:      martincy@ecu.edu      Cynthia Martin, Visiting Student Coordinator
Mailing address:  ECU Physicians/Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic, 905 Johns Hopkins Dr, Mailstop 694, Greenville, NC  27834                       

Visiting students are permitted a total of 8 weeks at Brody.

Each department will determine the months that electives are offered.  Even if your school does not use VSAS we recommend using their institution and elective search links to see what is available to students. 

The Brody M4 calendar and catalog of course descriptions may be viewed through the 4th Year Curriculum page found in the left margin of this page. 

If accepted, there is a $70 non-refundable Processing Fee for the first elective only. 

 

 
Elective Availability

Below is the 2015-2016 list of electives available to visiting medical/osteopathic students.
Course descriptions may be reviewed on the "4th Year Curriculum" page (see link in the left margin).

Code Course US MD

Schools

US DO

Schools

US Students

@Caribbean

Schools

Miscellaneous
CVSU9413 Peds Cardiology
yes yes no contact: Pediatrics
EMRG9406  Emergency Medicine  yes yes no
FMLY9401  AI Family Medicine yes yes  yes  
FMLY9402 Adv Ambulatory Fam Med yes yes yes  

INPE9401 

Internal Med/Peds 

yes

yes

no

contact: Pediatrics

INPS9401  Internal Med/Psychiatry  yes yes yes contact: Psychiatry
OBGY416  AI Perinatal Medicine  yes yes  no
PEDS9401  AI Pediatric Wards  yes yes no
PEDS9404  NICU
yes yes no  
PEDS9405 Adolescent Med
yes yes no  
PEDS9406 Peds Neuro
yes yes no  
PEDS9407 AI Hem/Onc
yes yes no  
PEDS9409 Peds Infectious Diseases yes yes no  
PEDS9417 PICU yes yes no  
PEDS9428  AI Normal Newborn Med  yes yes  no
PSCH9402 Child/Adolescent Psych yes yes yes  
PSCH9405 AI Inpt Psych
yes yes
yes  
PSCH9408 Outpt Psych
yes yes
yes  
PSCH9415 Consult Liaison Psych
yes yes
yes  
REHB9402 Introduction to PM&R yes yes yes  
 
 
   

 
     
 
Housing Information
If accepted, housing arrangements can be made through: 
Eastern AHEC
252.744.3082
http://my.ncahec.net    Click on "Student Housing Application"
 
Non-VSAS Applicants
For US Citizens attending LCME Accredited Medical Schools (not participating with VSAS)
For US Citizens attending AOA Accredited Osteopathic Schools (not participating with VSAS)
For US Citizens attending Caribbean Medical Schools
Electives are not available to International or US Citizens from International Schools

If your school does not use VSAS, and you will be in your final year of medical school at the time of the elective, please submit the visiting student application.
Applicants must have completed and passed the core clinical clerkships required by their school prior to beginning an elective.
Applicants must meet every requirement listed in the application in order to be considered for an elective.
Applicants must submit applications at least two months in advance of the desired elective start date.
Applicants are permitted a total of 8 weeks of electives.
Electives typically run from August through January of each academic year.

If accepted, there is a $70 non-refundable Registration Fee for the first elective only.

Faxed or emailed applications will not be processed.
All application materials must be completed and included in one package.
Incomplete applications will be ineligible.

Mail completed packet to the coordinator of the specific department (CONTACT DEPARTMENT FOR MAILING ADDRESS)

 
Application for students from schools which do not participate with VSAS

Non-VSAS Visiting Student Application
For US Citizens attending US Medical/Osteopathic Schools which do not use VSAS and US Citizens attending Caribbean Medical Schools

(Psychiatry will only accept students interested in residency at Brody; if interested, please submit a personal statement along with all other documents and requests.)

Please email the individual departments for mailing instructions. Their information is listed above.