Welcome! We are glad you are joining the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community. You will receive a Welcome Packet with a task list and forms in the mail which provides detailed instructions on what to do to begin employment at VUMC. The majority of Welcome Packets will be mailed in mid April to the permanent address listed on each new resident/fellow's application (unless you or your program request we use a different address). Here is an expample of a (not personalized) PDF of the Welcome Packet from 2016.

New House Staff Orientation for incoming residents will be Monday-Wednesday, June 26-28, 2017. The schedule is in the works right now and an outline of it will be posted here by April with the full version posted once finalized in mid-June. The final schedule will also be e-mailed to incoming residents once ready.  Here is an example of the full Orientation Schedule from 2016.

New Fellow Orientation for July-starting incoming fellows will be on Saturday, July 1, 2017.  The schedule is also in the works right now and an outline of it will be posted here by April with the full version posted once finalized in mid-June. There will be a similar Orientation for August-starting incoming fellows on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.  The final schedules will be e-mailed to appropriate incoming fellows once ready. 

The pages linked below contain information on what to do to get ready to begin your life and career in Nashville as well as some other helpful information.

Benefits
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance benefits go into effect on your start date. At Orientation, Benefits Administration staff will present options, answer questions, and provide instructions for enrolling.
  • House Staff Benefits Outline
  • Benefits Overview
Family and Significant Others
Housing
Medical License in TN and DEA Number
Nashville Info
Payroll Direct Deposit
  • Set up in C2HR following your start date
Registering
Wellness/Fitness