Program Highlights

Our Nurse Residency Program offers track options in specialized areas of care to allow nurse residents to focus on the areas of care that match their interests and career goals.

New grads hired into the residency program are full-time employees who are eased into the role of professional nurse through didactic learning sessions and hands-on clinical training, all under the guidance and support of our professional nursing staff and nursing education specialists. 

Additionally, our Nurse Residents benefit from:

  • Experienced preceptors in all clinical areas who provide support and guidance
  • The knowledge and expertise provided by our VUMC experts
  • Focused training at the department level 

Nurse Residency Tracks

Track Unit and Hospital Locations
Acute Medicine  
Acute Surgery
Acute Cardiac
Critical Care
Women's Health
Behavioral Health


Applications Accepted
December 9, 2016 to
January 20, 2017

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Start Dates:
Early start option for candidates who are licensed before start date of Monday, April 24, 2017 (all tracks).

Tracks for Critical Care,
Women's Health, and
Monday, June 12, 2017

Tracks for Acute Care and
Monday, June 26, 2017