Resident Resources

Resident Resources - Helpful Links

Annual Health Clearance
  • Current ResidentsCurrent residents are required to have a health assessment annually. Residents should report to Employee Health Services (EHS) to have their annual assessment completed. Clearance must be complete by August 31. Residents who work overnight and wish to be seen following their shift should report to EHS at 7:30 AM. Residents on the day shift should report to EHS between the hours of 9:00 and 3:30 PM.
  • New Residents - Pre-Visit Checklist: Employee Health Visit - Before your appointment, send your completed Employee Health Packet, Immunizations, Positive Titers, and QFT to  On the day of the appointment, Employee Health will review the items listed below. Should you need a vaccine or titer to confirm immunity or CXR for past positive QFT, this will be done at Employee Health at no cost to you.
  • EHS Contact Information
COVID-19 Protocol

GWUH/MFA Healthcare Personnel COVID-19 Exposure or Positive Notification

DC Board of Medicine

DC Board of Medicine

Foggy Bottom Campus Maps
GW SMHS Anti-Racism Coalition (ARC)

GW SMHS Anti-Racism Coalition (ARC)

GWUH Physician Portal and System Access
Important Contacts

Important Contacts

Inclement Weather

Inclement Weather Policy

Motherhood Rooms

Motherhood Room Information

Salary Information

Salary Information

Taxi/Transportation Reimbursement

Taxi/Transportation Reimbursement Policy 


New Resident Resources

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you as a new resident or fellow to the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Whether you are just graduating from medical school or have been in training at another institution, we hope you have a smooth transition to GW SMHS. Click on the links below for additional information and GME Office and University requirements. Please check your email for notification and a link from MedHub to sign your contract and complete the onboarding requirements.


  1. FAQs - Orientation
  2. Human Resources New Resident Checklist

Orientation Dates

PGY 1:  June 17th and 18th, 2024
PGY 2 Residents and Fellows: July 1st and 2nd, 2024


Candidates for Residency

Terms & Conditions of Employment for Residents


The School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) offers, and the Resident Physician accepts an Appointment at the SMHS in (program) for a period of one (1) year, unless terminated sooner in accordance with the provisions of the Resident Agreement or the Resident Manual, as amended from time to time (the "Term"). No appointment beyond the Term is promised, assured, or to be implied by an agreement. Reappointment, non-renewal of appointment, or non-promotion shall be determined in accordance with the specific policies set forth in the Resident Manual.


Visa Information

Visas accepted for Graduate Medical Education at George Washington University:

J-1 (Exchange Visitor Visa) sponsored by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). Application is processed by the GME Office. The resident/fellow must meet the criteria of the ECFMG for sponsorship.

  • Note: The J-1 must be a clinical J-1 and not a research J-1.

Permanent Resident


Visas NOT accepted/sponsored for Graduate Medical Education at George Washington University:

H-1 B – The University does not sponsor foreign national physicians for Graduate Medical Education programs for the H-1B visa. O-1