Visiting Students

Applications for visiting medical students are received through the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Students not able to access the VSAS program should contact Leanne Shook, Clerkship/Elective Scheduling Manager, at the Office of Student Affairs at (919) 962-8338 for information on how to apply. Those interested in scholarships, please click here.

In addition to the VSAS information, the following items are also required:

  • Medical school transcript
  • A letter of recommendation, preferably from an Emergency Medicine faculty
  • A brief personal written statement detailing your reasons for choosing UNC
  • USMLE scores to date

You may contact Kari Corker (, the clerkship coordinator, with any questions.

Your application will be reviewed after receipt of all above documents. If accepted, your application will be forwarded to the Office of Student Affairs.