Continuing Students Immunization and Health Requirements after Matriculation Requirements 

Health Requirements during years 2-4 of Enrollment in COM, COP and PA Programs

Below you will find the ongoing immunization and health requirements for students in the COM, COP and PA programs.  Please note, in addition to requirements for second year COM students, third year COM students may have special immunization, Titer and health recommendations when applying with the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS). 

Osteopathic Medicine Students Health Requirements

  • TB Clearance- * Applies ONLY to Class of 2020 and Beyond 
    • Mandatory Annual 2 Step PPD during 2nd Year (OMS-2) 
    • Annual One Step PPD or Negative QuantiFERON TB Gold Blood Test completed during 3rd and 4th year of enrollment (OMS-3 and OMS-4)
    • If you have a documented positive PPD the following must be completed:
      • Annual TB Symptom Survey
      • Updated Chest X-Ray - due at 1st and 3rd year (completed every other year and updated prior to the start of 3rd year Rotations)
  • Annual 2 Step PPD *Applies to Class of 2017, 2018, 2019
    • If you have a documented positive PPD the following must be completed:
      • Annual TB Symptom Survey
      • Updated Chest X-Ray - due at 1st and 3rd year (completed every other year and updated prior to the start of 3rd year Rotations)

Osteopathic Medicine 3rd year Recommendations for VSAS (Visiting Student Application Service *Association of American Medical College)

  • Updated Meningococcal Vaccine (completed within 5 years of 3rd year)
  • Adult Polio Vaccine Booster
  • Proof of childhood vaccinations: M-M-R (Measles/Mumps/Rubella), Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, DPT & Polio 
  • Completed Hepatitis A Vaccine Series (2 dose series)
  • Hepatitis C Screening Titer
  • Hepatitis B Core Antibody Titer
  • Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Titer

Continuing College of Pharmacy Students 

Continuing Students in the Joint Master of Physician Studies and Master of Public Health Program 

  • Annual PPD/TB Clearance - One Step PPD must completed within 1 year (12 months) of your most recent PPD.  If it has been more than 1 year (12 months) from your most recent PPD the student is required to repeat the 2 Step PPD.
    • If you have a documented positive PPD the following must be completed:
      • Annual TB Symptom Survey 
      • Updated Chest X-Ray completed between January 1st - February 1st during 2nd year of enrollment prior to the  start of Rotations.
  • Annual Flu Vaccine
  • Updated Physical Examination completed between January 1st- February 1st during 2nd year of enrollment prior to the start of rotations