Learn more about how to use the VSLO® application service, access webinar recordings, and view AAMC directories of internships and summer programs, as well as clinical, public health, and research opportunities.
VSLO Program Resources
VSLO Student Essentials Guide
After your Home institution grants you access to the VSLO application service, familiarize yourself with the platform by reviewing the VSLO Student Essentials guide. This document provides an overview of the sections you will see upon logging in.
VSLO Application Service: Student Training Video
Preparing to apply for away opportunities through the VSLO program for the first time? Use this training video to learn about the platform. You will find a video for each key function, such as completing your profile, finding electives, submitting requirements, submitting your application, and tracking your application.
Away Rotation Requirements
To learn more about requirements you may need while preparing your applications, you can view the Resources for U.S. Rotations webpage. Those pursuing an elective abroad may need to consider additional requirements and resources as listed on our Seeking a Global Opportunity webpage.
VSLO Student Webinar: Away Rotations 2023-24
This webinar addresses common questions about the away rotation process. Attendees heard directly from a panel of Host institutions and gained an understanding of their respective review and decision-making processes.
Additional AAMC Resources
Below are additional AAMC resources that provide insight into other opportunities you may wish to pursue.
The Summer Makeup Course Directory lists opportunities for summer course work at U.S. medical schools accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education® (LCME®).
The Clinical and Research Opportunities Database consists of fellowships, internships, summer programs, scholarships, and grants currently available in the United States and abroad.
Public Health Pathways for Medical Students: Find domestic and international public health training opportunities in academic, government, and community settings for every level in the education continuum.
Research and Training Opportunities: Looking for ways to enrich your medical school experience? Check out our directories of clinical, research, and public health opportunities.