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Visiting Medical/Osteopathic Student Program

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. Brody information is found under "T" (The Brody School of Medicine).

State Authorization may be required by some states, so we recommend reviewing the latest information on this subject:  STATE AUTHORIZATION COMPLIANCE

At this time, Brody is not able to accept applications from international or US students attending international schools, however, students attending international schools are strongly encouraged to apply for our residency programs.


 
General Information:

Visiting medical students are processed through the individual departments:

ALL DEPARTMENTS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS APRIL 15  (EM has changes their opening date to April 3rd)

Emergency Medicine   Opens for VSAS applications April 3rd
website:  www.ecu.edu/ecuem        
email:      ecuemvsas@ecu.edu   Palmer Watson, Visiting Student Coordinator

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

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

Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine-only those interested in residency should apply. Personal Statement is required.
Beginning in 2018, applications for Psychiatry will be reviewed on May 1st and June 1st to make selections for the entire school year. Applications submitted after June 1st will be automatically denied.

website:  www.ecu.edu/psychiatry
email:      brownc@ecu.edu      Carolyn Sherrod, 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.

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

UPON ACCEPTANCE:
PROCESSING FEE:  $70 non-refundable
FORMS:  To be uploaded under VSAS Supplemental Documents:
Brody Confidentiality Form
Vidant Medical Center Confidentiality Form

 
Elective Availability

Electives and availability may be found through VSAS:

https://services.aamc.org/20/vsas/public/advancedSearch/

 
Housing Information
If accepted, housing arrangements can be made through: 
Eastern AHEC
252.744.3082
http://my.ncahec.net    Click on "Student Housing Application"
 
Evaluation Information

Visiting Students are responsible to present their school's evaluation form to the course director or administrative assistant.  Evaluations will be completed at the conclusion of the rotations and returned to either the student or the home school based on the protocol of each school.