What is VSLO?

VSLO is a Standardized, Online Application for 4th year Clinical Away Electives and provides:

  • A short, standardized application
  • A searchable database of electives
  • One location for all application materials
  • Tracking of application statuses
  • The ability to transmit supporting documentation

What happens if I want to apply to an Elective outside VSLO?

There are a significant number of Electives which are not in the VSLO system. If a student identifies such opportunities and arranges an elective, they must complete the Independent/Research Elective Process is required, please email at records@med.wayne.edu.

I need a letter of recommendation uploaded to my VSLO account, whom do I contact?

Once you identify your letter writer, please instruct them to send it to the following email at records@med.wayne.edu.

What information is verified by the VSLO Team?

  • that you are in Good Standing
  • that you will be a 4th year for your Elective start date
  • that you have been instructed on OSHA and HIPPA training
  • that you have  current BLS and ACLS training
  • that you have a completed Mask Fit
  • that you are taking Electives for credit
  • that you will be covered by Liability Insurance $3,000,000 Aggregate and $1,000,000 Per Instance
  • that you have successfully completed each Core Clerkship and their corresponding dates
  • that you have met all Immunization requirements
  • that you have completed a Background Check

How do I get a Letter of Good Standing?

We verify that you are in good standing as a part of your VSLO Verification.  If the program requires a separate letter, Enrollment Verification/Letter of Good Standing Online form with specific instructions from the program.

Need a Background Check?

WSUSOM students can utilize the university's Certiphi account to purchase background checks by completing this formy. Instructions on how to complete the background check process will be emailed directly to students from Certiphi.

Who can sign my AAMC immunization form?

The Form must be signed by your Health Care Provider or MD Health Records at Wayne State University School of Medicine and can be emailed at mdhealthrecords@wayne.edu.

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Help, I don't know what to do!!

Please send an email to records@med.wayne.edu and we will be happy to assist you.