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The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine (COM) posts senior/final level of medical school elective opportunities in the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) program application service. The COM only extends elective offers through the VSLO program. Our VSLO program institution name is University of Nebraska College of Medicine. 

Find a visiting student opportunity.  

Questions

Junior/Third Year Clerkships

The COM does not offer junior/third year clerkships to visiting students. 

Residency Programs

We invite and encourage you to explore our residency programs.

The visiting student must be at the senior/final level of medical school at the time of the proposed elective. 

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine (COM) does not accept applications from students attending:

  • foreign medical schools,
  • non-LCME accredited M.D. institutions, 
  • non-COCA accredited D.O. institutions.  

Elective rotations are four (4) weeks in length and are offered each month of the academic year. The visiting student will be expected to adhere to the COM rotations schedule and be able to attend all four (4) weeks of the offered rotation. Only one (1) rotation can be accepted per visiting student.

The COM does not offer two (2) week elective rotations. 

Only complete applications submitted through the VSLO application service will be reviewed for consideration. 

Applicants should not submit more than three (3) applications; this is for both electives and rotation dates. If one (1) or more application is denied the applicant can submit an additional application(s) for consideration, not to exceed three (3) applications. 

A complete application consists of the following:

  1. CV Uploaded
  2. Headshot Uploaded
  3. Home Institution Transcript Uploaded
  4. Immunizations Uploaded and verified by student health representation or physician
  5. Transcript Uploaded
  6. State and Federal Background Check uploaded; required background check searches:
    1. Social Security Number Verification
    2. Nationwide Federal Criminal
    3. Global Report
    4. US Nationwide Criminal
    5. Sex Offender Registry
    6. Statewide Criminal
    7. Adult and Child Abuse Registry
    8. Office of Inspector General Sanctions
  7. Verification of Student Credentials (Completed by your Home institution)
    1. Student is in good standing
    2. Current HIPAA Training
    3. Current OSHA Training
    4. Current BLS
    5. Mask Fit test completed
    6. Medical Liability in the amounts of $3M aggregate and $1M Per Instance
    7. Passed USMLE Step 1 / COMLEX Score
    8. Completion of Core Clerkships before the start of any requested elective
      1. Family Medicine
      2. Internal Medicine
      3. Obstetrics and Gynecology
      4. Pediatrics
      5. Psychiatry
      6. Surgery
  8. Any additional department specific requirements

Anesthesiology

  • List of previous electives taken in this area
  • Brief statement about why UNMC

Emergency Medicine

  • USMLE Step 2 score (if available)
  • Brief statement of interest in area

Internal Medicine

  • USMLE Step 2 score (if available)
  • Brief statement about why UNMC

Neurosurgery

  • USMLE Step 2 score (if available)

Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Brief statement about why UNMC

Ophthalmology

  • USMLE Step 2 score (if available)
  • Brief statement about why UNMC

Otolaryngology

  • Brief statement about why UNMC

Pathology & Microbiology

  • PAMM 799 SPECIAL PROBLEM&RSCH requires a preference sheet (see course description for details)

Radiation Oncology

  • List of previous electives taken in this area

Surgery

  • USMLE Step 2 score (if available)