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University List for US medical students

 

A US medical student in general is referred to as one who is EITHER enrolled in a medical school that is affiliated with LCME(Liaison Committee on Medical Education) OR those students who attend Osteopathic medical schools which are members of COCA Accredited AACOM member. A graduate of LCME accredited school becomes an MD, while a graduate of osteopathic medical school becomes a DO.

Medical students enrolled in caribean medical schools or schools outside United States or Canada are referred to as International medcal students.

LCME is a nationalaly recognized medical school acrediting authority for MD programs at indtitutes in United States and Canada and is sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Medical Association.

All LCME accredited medical schools enlisted below will accept visiting medical students among their institutes. And most LCME accredited medical schools will also accept students from Osteopathic medical schools.

But only some of the LCME medical schools accept international medical schools for visiting rotations at their institute given certain requirements are met : see details clicking University list for International Medical Students


Application Process


Students of all LCME acredited schools and starting from 2013-2014 students of all osteopathic medical schools can submit applications electronicaly using Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS), if they wish to participate in a clinical/elective roation at other US medical schools.

VSAS : "VSAS® is an AAMC application designed to streamline the application process for senior "away" electives at U.S. LCME medical schools and independent academic medical centers that are members of the Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems (COTH). The service requires only one application for all participating institutions, effectively reducing paperwork, miscommunication, and time. VSAS also provides a centralized location for managing offers and tracking decisions."

If you are a US medical student, contact your registrar for specific details regarding your institution's participation in VSAS. They will likely provide you an access code, using which you can regiter at the AAMC website, to obtain a username or password for online application at VSAS

Click the like to Official Webpage of VSAS for step by step instructions.

Some Canadian schools who are LCME accredited may to be participating in VSAS, in which case they may be asked to fill in for separate online forms available at the institute's official website, where you wish to perform an elective.


List of LCME-acredited US Medical Schools

The list is latest as of 2013


ALABAMA

University of Alabama School of Medicine Birmingham

2013-2014
Full Visit

Full Accreditation 1946
University of South Alabama College of Medicine Mobile 2018-2019
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1972

 

ARIZONA

University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson 2013-2014
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1965
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix Phoenix 2014-2015
Provisional Visit
Preliminary Accreditation 2012

 

ARKANSAS

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine Little Rock 2014-2015
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1944

 

CALIFORNIA

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Los Angeles 2012-2013
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1951
Keck School of Medicine of the 
University of Southern California
Los Angeles 2017-2018
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1949
Loma Linda University School of Medicine Loma Linda 2015-2016
Full Visit 
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Stanford University School of Medicine Palo Alto 2013-2014
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
University of California - Davis School of Medicine Davis 2013-2014
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1967
University of California - Irvine School of Medicine Irvine 2016-2017
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1961
University of California - Riverside School of Medicine Riverside Provisional Visit to be scheduled Preliminary Accreditation 2012
University of California - San Diego School of Medicine San Diego 2017-2018
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1968
University of California - San Francisco 
School of Medicine
San Francisco 2018-2019
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

COLORADO

University of Colorado School of Medicine Denver 2016-2017
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

CONNECTICUT

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University North Haven Provisional Visit to be scheduled Preliminary Accreditation 2012
University of Connecticut School of Medicine Farmington 2017-2018
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1968
Yale University School of Medicine New Haven 2015-2016 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1954

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Washington 2015-2016 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Georgetown University School of Medicine Washington 2018-2019 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1949
Howard University College of Medicine Washington Pending Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

FLORIDA

Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton

2014-2015
Full Visit
Provisional Accreditation 2011
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami

2015-2016
Full Visit

Full Accreditation 2007
The Florida State University College of Medicine Tallahassee 2018-2019 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 2002
University of Central Florida College of Medicine Orlando

2015-2016
Full Visit

Full Accreditation 2008
University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville 2014-2015 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1958
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine Miami 2016-2017 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1955
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Tampa 2014-2015 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1971

 

GEORGIA

Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta 2015-2016
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Medical College of Georgia
Georgia Health Sciences University

Augusta 2015-2016 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Mercer University School of Medicine Macon 2012-2013 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1982
Morehouse School of Medicine Atlanta 2012-2013 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1978

 

HAWAII

John A. Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu 2016-2017 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1966

 

ILLINOIS

Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago 2012-2013 
Interim Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
The Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago 2012-2013 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center Chicago 2012-2013 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Springfield 2014-2015 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1972
Stritch School of Medicine
Loyola University Chicago

Maywood 2016-2017 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences, The Pritzker School of Medicine Chicago 2020-2021
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine Chicago 2017-2018
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

INDIANA

Indiana University School of Medicine Indianapolis 2016-2017 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

IOWA

University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine Iowa City 2017-2018 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

KANSAS

University of Kansas School of Medicine Kansas City 2013-2014 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

KENTUCKY

University of Kentucky College of Medicine Lexington 2018-2019 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1960
University of Louisville School of Medicine Louisville 2012-2013 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

KENTUCKY

University of Kentucky College of Medicine Lexington 2018-2019 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1960
University of Louisville School of Medicine Louisville 2012-2013 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

LOUISIANA

Louisiana State University
School of Medicine in New Orleans
New Orleans 2017-2018 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Louisiana State University
School of Medicine in Shreveport
Shreveport 2013-2014
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1968
Tulane University School of Medicine New Orleans 2018-2019 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

MARYLAND

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore 2013-2014
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine Bethesda 2015-2016
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1976
University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore 2015-2016
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston University School of Medicine Boston 2018-2019 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Harvard Medical School Boston 2018-2019 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Tufts University School of Medicine Boston 2013-2014 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester 2019-2020 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1970

 

MICHIGAN

Central Michigan University College of Medicine Mount Pleasant 2014-2015
Provisional Visit
Preliminary Accreditation 2012
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine East Lansing 2014-2015 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1964
Oakland University 
William Beaumont School of Medicine
Rochester 2012-2013 
Provisional Visit
Preliminary Accreditation 2009
University of Michigan Medical School Ann Arbor 2019-2020
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit 2014-2015 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Western Michigan University School of Medicine Kalamazoo Provisional Visit to be scheduled Preliminary Accreditation 2012

 

MINNESOTA

Mayo Medical School Rochester 2018-2019 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1971
University of Minnesota Medical School Minneapolis 2019-2020
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

MISSISSIPI

University of Mississippi School of Medicine Jackson 2019-2020
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

MISSOURI

Saint Louis University School of Medicine St. Louis 2016-2017 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
University of Missouri School of Medicine Columbia 2015-2016 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine Kansas City 2017-2018
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1971
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine St. Louis 2014-2015 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

NEBRASKA

Creighton University School of Medicine Omaha 2019-2020 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
University of Nebraska College of Medicine Omaha 2013-2014 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

NEVADA

University of Nevada School of Medicine Reno 2017-2018
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1971

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Hanover 2012-2013 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

NEW JERSEY

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University 
Camden 2013-2014 
Provisional 
Visit
Preliminary Accreditation 2011
UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School Newark 2012-2013 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1958
UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Piscataway 2017-2018 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1966

 

NEW MEXICO

University of New Mexico School of Medicine Albuquerque 2017-2018
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1964

 

NEW YORK

Albany Medical College Albany 2012-2013
Interim Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University New York 2014-2015 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1955
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons New York 2017-2018 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine at Hofstra University Hempstead 2012-2013
Provisional 
Visit
Preliminary Accreditation 2010
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York 2019-2020 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1968
New York Medical College Valhalla 2013-2014 
Interim Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
New York University School of Medicine New York 2014-2015 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Stony Brook University School of Medicine Stony Brook 2018-2019 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation 1971
State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, College of Medicine Brooklyn 2012-2013 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
State University of New York Upstate Medical University College of Medicine
Syracuse 2012-2013 
Interim Visit
Full Accreditation
On probation
On or prior to 1942*
University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York Buffalo 2018-2019
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Rochester 2015-2016 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University New York 2017-2018 
Full Visit
Full Accreditation On or prior to 1942*

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 2013