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MSI: Excused Absences, AAMC Virtual Specialty Forum

Categories: MS1

Do you need to submit an Excused Absence Request? The process if very simple, and better still, it’s automated and paperless! Go to the Phase 1 Excused Absence Request and complete the form. Once you click “Submit,” the request will automatically be sent to the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions. You will normally be […]

Things every medical student needs to know by Val Becker

Categories: Academic Support

Having a well-planned schedule is essential. During college, many medical students can get away with cramming before a big exam or simply skimming through a weekly reading assignment. Cutting corners like this just will not work in medical school. Being a medical student requires you to absorb a substantial amount of material in a very […]

MS1: Accommodations, RuralMed, and

Categories: MS1, Uncategorized

Accommodations in the Medical Curriculum Accommodations for medical reasons in all phases of the medical curriculum, including exemptions from seeing COVID-19 patients, are handled through the Disability Services for Students (DSS) office. Students can initiate an accommodation request by visiting the DSS website to review application information and access the link to the application. If […]

MS2: Step 1 registration, RuralMed, accommodations

Categories: MS2

Step 1 Registration What Do I Need to Do USMLE Checklist.pdf On Oct. 26, 2022, SAA sent an email with the subject line: Step 1 Registration. Attached to that email is a sample USMLE Application as well as the checklist linked above. These documents should walk you through the STEP 1 registration process step-by-step. Once […]

MS1 in Phase 1

Categories: MS1

Please remember the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions no longer houses your immunization records. Do not email or fax any personal records to All of your records are stored at Myrecordtracker. It is your responsibility to keep your immunization information updated. Myrecordtracker will send you email reminders 30 days before the due date (15 days […]