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VCU School of Medicine

Welcome to VCU School of Medicine

Incoming Housestaff Resources

Welcome to Incoming Housestaff Resources

Congratulations and welcome to VCU Health!
We look forward to working with you!

Getting Started...

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 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, find recent listings by clicking the icon below.  Housing Opportunities logo



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

June 20, 2018 (Wednesday - Approx. 7:30am - 4:00pm)
June 21, 2018 (Thursday - Approx. 7:30am - 4:00pm)
June 22, 2018 (Friday - 1/2 day of Program's choice)

McGlothlin Medical Education Center, 1201 E. Marshall St. 

*Interns, check back here in June for more details regarding your first day!*


July 2, 2018 (Monday)

For all PGY-2+ Residents and Fellows entering into the following programs: Anesthesiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Dental Medicine (GPR), Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Ophthalmology, PM&R, Radiation Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics (Residents only), Psychiatry 

July 9, 2018 (Monday) - Pediatrics Fellows ONLY

McGlothlin Medical Education Center, 1201 E. Marshall St.


August 1, 2018 (Wednesday)

For all Fellows entering into the following programs: Surgical Subspecialty Fellowships

McGlothlin Medical Education Center, 1201 E. Marshall St. 


*Campus maps, directions and facility resources can be found here.*