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On behalf of Dr. Harold Frazier, Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, and the GME Staff, we welcome you to GW!  We're looking forward to seeing you at the New Resident Orientation. You will find a campus map on the GME website along with the orientation schedule.

Orientation Information

 

PGY 1 Residents:  June 15, 16, 17

PGY 2's and up:  July 1 & 2, 2020

PGY 1 Residents: June 15, 16, and 17 June 15: Orientation will be held virtually, using Blackboard. You will receive the Blackboard link via email. June 16 and June 17: You will be assigned a day and a time to attend the in-person Orientation. This will take place at the GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ross Hall, 2300 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037. You will receive your respirator fit test, sign for your DEA number, and receive your ID badge, parking assignment, and white coat. You will then proceed to the GWHospital for ID badging and your health clearance. This will take about two hours PGY 2/Fellows: July 1 and 2 July 1: Orientation will be held virtually, using Blackboard. You will receive the Blackboard link via email.

July 2: You will be assigned a time to attend the in-person Orientation. This will take place at the GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ross Hall, 2300 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037. You will receive your respirator fit test, sign for your DEA number, and receive your ID badge, parking assignment, and white coat. You will then proceed to the GWHospital for badging and your health clearance. This will take about two hours. Below are a few FAQs to assist you. .

Transportation Information

June and July Orientation Attendees:

Business Attire is required; your photo will be taken for Hospital ID Badge and the resident directory. You are required to wear a mask. N95 respirators will be distributed for the fit test.

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    • PGY 1 Residents:

      June 15: Orientation will be held virtually, beginning promptly at 8:00 am on Webex.  This is a full day of orientation.  Attendance is mandatory, so please plan accordingly.

      June 16 and June 17: You will be assigned a day and a time to attend the in-person Orientation.    This will take place at the GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ross Hall, 2300 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037.  You will receive your respirator fit test, sign for your DEA number, and receive your ID badge, parking assignment, and white coat.  You will then proceed to the GWHospital for ID badging and your health clearance. This will take about two hours

      PGY 2/Fellows:  June 30 (evening) and July 1

      June 30:  Orientation will be held virtually, beginning promptly at 6 pm on Webex.  If you are unable to participate in the evening orientation, please inform our office. For the July 1 orientation, attendance is mandatory, so please plan accordingly.

      July 1:  You will be assigned a time to attend the in-person Orientation.  This will take place at the GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ross Hall, 2300 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037.  You will receive your respirator fit test, sign for your DEA number, and receive your ID badge, parking assignment, and white coat.  You will then proceed to the GWHospital for badging and your health clearance. This will take about two hours.

      NOTE:  You must complete all requirements of the virtual orientation and attend the in-person orientation on the day and time that you are assigned. 

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