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Incoming Housestaff Resources

Congratulations and welcome to VCU Health!
Thank you for entrusting us with your education.


Onboarding: As a resident or fellow at VCU Health, you will act as a learner, a front-line provider, and an employee. In order for you to begin your training on schedule, you must complete onboarding -- forms, education, and processes -- which is required for all employees and patient care providers. The onboarding requirements will be communicated to you via mailemail, and New Innovations, our online residency management suite.

Orientation: You are required to attend one of the three orientation programs listed below as determined by your program and year in training. This orientation is in addition to any that is organized and held by your program and/or department. For questions regarding program/department orientation, please contact your coordinator.

Housing: To assist with your transition to Richmond, we have created a site for Housing Opportunities logo

PGY-1 Orientation

For all first-year residents entering into the following programs: Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine (categorical), Internal Medicine (prelim), Medicine-Emergency Medicine, Medicine-Pediatrics, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, General Surgery (categorical), General Surgery (prelim), and Plastic Surgery 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Friday, June 23, 2017

McGlothlin Medical Education Center, 1201 E. Marshall St.

July Orientation

For all residents and fellows entering into the following programs: Anesthesiology PGY-2 positions and fellowships, Diagnostic Radiology residency and fellowships, Dental Medicine (GPR), Dermatology residency and fellowships, Emergency Medicine fellowships, Internal Medicine fellowships, Neurology residency and fellowships, Ophthalmology, PM&R residency and fellowships, Radiation Oncology, Pathology fellowships, Pediatric Fellowships, Psychiatry fellowships

Monday, July 3, 2017

McGlothlin Medical Education Center, 1201 E. Marshall St.

August Orientation

For all fellows entering into the following programs: Surgery fellowships and Orthopaedic Surgery fellowships

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Location TBA

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