U.S. Network

Participating institutions in the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities program that send and/or receive students within the U.S. This section is dedicated for LCME-COCA accredited medical schools and teaching hospitals that either send and/or receive visiting students within U.S.

Advising Students on Away Rotations in U.S.

In addition to its application service, the AAMC Visiting Student Learning Opportunities program provides institutions with access to a variety of student-focused resources.

U.S. Medical Schools: Advising Your Students for Away Rotations

It is important to use the most current and valuable information when advising your students on their transition to residency. Here are some valuable resources for helping your students make decisions regarding away rotations:

LCME Accreditation Standards for U.S. Institutions

American Osteopathic Association Standards of Accreditation

Connecting With Other Institutions

There are several ways for institutions to collaborate with one another on common goals related to educational experiences and medical education.

VSAS Listserve

The VSAS listserve is a moderated email list available to staff at participating institutions who are advising and working with visiting students.

To join the VSAS listserve, please email visitingstudents@aamc.org with the subject title “VSAS Listserve.”

All listserve subscribers are expected to demonstrate appropriate professional etiquette and good judgment regarding the disclosure of potentially sensitive institutional or personal information.

Group on Student Affairs

The Group on Student Affairs (GSA) addresses issues in medical school admissions, student financial aid, medical student diversity, student affairs, and student records at all AAMC member medical schools. Find more information about GSA.

Training for Participating Institutions

The Visiting Student team provides comprehensive training on the application service, to ensure a smooth transition for our participating institutions. The trainings address management of both the U.S. and Global networks.

Search for Electives

Browse our catalog of away electives at participating host institutions by location, keywords, specialty, and more.

Find Participating Host Institutions

Find a complete listing of participating host institutions. 

Find Participating Home Institutions

Find a complete listing of all participating home institutions. 

VSLO Frequently Asked Questions

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