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Pre-health shadowing in our OU clinical sites is currently suspended and will likely open back up in April 2021 at the earliest. 

Visiting Student Information (Non MD/DO)

Below are the applications for both Visiting Affiliates and Visiting Observers/Shadowers. Please fill out the appropriate application.

Visiting Affiliates (Fees Apply) - All non-MD/DO students who wish to complete course/program requirements. (NPs, PAs, Dieticians, vocational students, technical students, etc.)

***At this time, all observing/shadowing is suspended until further notice and will be reassessed in time for the Spring semester.  Affiliation rotations are also currently suspended and will be reassessed regularly.  

All Visiting Affiliates must have preapproval from the department they are requesting before completing an application.

        Affiliate Application

Visiting Observers/Shadowers - All students who wish to observe/shadow various health professionals.

        Observers/Shadowers Application

 

Visiting Student Policies

Policy for Visiting Non-MD/DO Affiliates (NPs, PAs, Dieticians, etc.)

Policy for Visiting Vocational Affiliates

Policy for Visiting College Students

 

Visiting Student Information (VSAS for MD/DO)

U.S. medical students must apply to visit our program through the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) for the current academic year. Applications may be submitted through VSAS starting on May 1st.

Important Note: For the 2021-22 academic year, OUCOM will follow the guidelines released by the AAMC and the Coalition for Physician Accountability.
For more information on VSAS, please visit www.aamc.org/vsas or contact VSAS at vsas@aamc.org or (202) 478-9878. 
The Tulsa campus is not currently accepting international visiting students.   

Rotation Dates & Academic Calendars

 

Visiting MD/DO Requirements

Visiting students are required to provide proof of the following:

  • Verification of Current Immunizations
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Verification of a passing score on the United States Medical Licensing Exam - Step 1 or Step 1 of COMLEX.  

Upon accepting the VSAS elective rotation offer students must agree to read, accept and comply with the following required policies:

Visiting Student Policy
Student Health Requirements Policy
Post Exposure Care and Treatment Policy
Students Absences Policy
Students from International Affiliates Policy
Students Responsibility and Rights Policy
Medical Student Mistreatment Policy
Emergency Communication System Registration
Student Confidentiality Agreement