The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is now a Host School under the AAMC Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO/VSAS) program. If you will be enrolled as a senior medical student in a U.S. or non-US LCME accredited medical school, VSAS is now required to apply for an elective at MCG.
All COCA accredited AACOM member colleges with rising fourth year classes, are participating in VSAS. Please use VSAS to submit your applications and materials using the timeline above. Please contact a member of your Dean's Office to inquire about the process.
Augusta University Medical College of Georgia is unable to accept international medical students or Caribbean off-shore medical students at this time. Please refer to our policy for acceptance. We regret that there are no exceptions to this policy.
Military applicants looking for an emergency medicine rotation can apply through VSAS (EMED 5011) , or by contacting the EMED coordinator Holly Andrews - HOANDREWS@augusta.edu) and submitting a paper application. Paper applications are only available to military students. All other applicants MUST use the VSAS system.
The following items MUST accompany all application requests to complete your file for consideration:
The following items must be uploaded to VSAS (or sent in to include with your paper application) prior to the start of your rotation. If these items are not uploaded at least one week before your rotation start date, your rotation will be canceled!
Two rotation maximum if accepted. Incomplete applications will be denied. All forms must be uploaded in VSAS. Please do not email or fax application materials unless directed to do so.
Your elective requests will be honored in order of preference after all Medical College of Georgia students have received their elective assignments. Once a decision has been made, you will be notified via VSLO/VSAS or via email. Incomplete applications will not be considered, so please follow all written instructions to the letter. Accepted students will be required to complete additional requirements and trainings upon acceptance.
The Visiting Medical Student Elective Program does not process/approve observerships.