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Travel, Safety, and Security


  • In the event of an emergency abroad that requires assistance beyond or in addition to what the local authorities can provide, please contact ISOS at +1-215-942-8226 (call collect). VUMC's membership number is 11BTA1676447.

International SOS

International SOS (ISOS)

  • ISOS provides emergency travel assistance and evacuation services for all faculty, staff, and residents traveling internationally on VUMC-related business.
    • Click here to access the ISOS portal.
      • Review health, safety and security information specific to your international destination AND print your ISOS membership card by accessing the link above.
    • Register your travel on the "My Trips" login option from within the portal.
  • Download the ISOS Assistance App for your smartphone.
  • For more information about ISOS, please click on the 'International SOS Details' link to the left.

Travel Health

 Travel Policies

  • Faculty, Staff & Residents: All VUMC employees traveling abroad for work-related activities AND who book their travel using World Travel or Concur will automatically be registered in ISOS coverage. For easy access to these VUMC travel resources, visit the VUMC Travel Office.
    • If you are traveling abroad for work purposes and you do not book through World Travel or Concur, please manually register your international travel itinerary here.

Traveling to Cuba, Iran, Sudan, Syria, or North Korea? Contact first for current requirements

Export Compliance Travel Review

Before ALL international travel:

  1. Please visit VUMC Export Compliance's International Travel site and complete the International Travel Questionnaire form (and TMP, if necessary);
  2. Submit your completed document(s) to VUMC Export Compliance ( at least 10 business days prior to departure for a U.S. export controls assessment and review.