Domestic Visiting Medical Students

EFFECTIVE 1/31/2022

Domestic Students: There will be no limits placed on visiting students in the 2022–2023 Clinical Year. COVID-19 vaccination is required. The application will open in VSLO in mid-March 2022 for rotations starting in June 2022.

International Students: For the 2022-2023 academic year, we will accept applications from our international partner schools. Applications must be received at least six months prior to the start of the rotation. No new partnerships will be added. All students are required to be vaccinated by a CDC approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to any rotations. The PDF application is available for International Visitors.

Students from U.S. medical colleges should apply using the Domestic Medical Student Application in VSLO.  We are unable to give updates as to the status of an application or the availability of space. 

The application deadline is eight weeks prior to the start of the block. Departments will make offers no later than six weeks before the start of the rotation.

Once an offer of acceptance is made, students must confirm their attendance in 10 days or the offer is rescinded.

How to Apply

Students from U.S. medical schools should apply using the Domestic Medical Student Application through the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO). Application materials must be submitted via VSAS for all rotations.

Required Application Materials

Below is a list of required application materials:

  1. Visiting Student Application for Domestic Students
  2. Official Transcript
  3. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  4. Proof of Health Insurance
  5. Evidence of Malpractice Insurance
  6. HIPAA Training Certificate
  7. BLS/ACLS Certificate
  8. USMLE Step 1 Test Results (required)
  9. Proof of Mask/Respirator Fit (SKMC form is required and available on VSLO)

Prior to beginning a clinical rotation at Thomas Jefferson University, the Human Resources Department will work with Visiting Students to complete the following:

  1. Criminal Background Check
  2. Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance
    • May be required for some departments

  3. Immunization History (PDF)
  4. Drug Screening
    • Must be completed within 60 days of the start of the rotation

  5. Proof of COVID-19 Immunization