Orientation Training - Residency Coordinators
Below are the processes reviewed at our annual Residency Coordinator Orientation training. These links will help you with the on boarding of your new residents and fellows. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask.
ACLS/BLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support) and PALS
The hospital requires that some programs complete ACLS/BLS training. You can find the ACLS/BLS presentation and additional information regarding required training on the ACLS/BLS page.
For those programs requiring PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), please contact Karen Hardingham at 410-328-7532 or email her at email@example.com.
Computer Systems Access
Applications for trainee access to EPIC, DocHalo, Outlook, etc are now submitted through UMMS Service Desk Portal.Click here to view Best Practices for the Service Desk Portal.
Please visit the Computer Systems Access page for more information.
CVC Training is scheduled for select programs' incoming trainees. Margo Murphy in GME works with the coordinators to schedule all trainees during preset dates selected by instructor Dr. George Willis in Emergency Medicine and the Mastri Center. Margo will reach out to coordinators mid spring to finalize training sign up.
The following programs must participate in CVC training
- Oral Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) trainees completing their year in Surgery-General
- Combined Programs: Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
- Emergency Medicine
- Family Medicine
- Internal Medicine
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Cardiothoracic Surgery
- Maternal Fetal Medicine
**If you have an off cycle trainee in one of these 12 programs, you must remember to schedule CVC training for them through Margo.
Before beginning work at the University of Maryland Medical Center, every employee must schedule a pre-placement health evaluation with Employee Health Services (EHS). The process and required documentation can be found on the Employee Health page. Employee Health Services is located in Room T1R05, next to the first floor Shock Trauma elevators.
EPIC training is required for all new hire trainees. The process, scheduling, and timeline for EPIC training are found here, on the EPIC Training page.
This training is now incorporated into the UMMC Annual Training assigned in May/June. The training can be found in UMMS U and is due by September 1st. Employees should use HRConnections to access their UMMS U accounts. View additional information about UMMS U, including a Quick Guide.
The GME page contains the Offer Letter template, Applicant Communication Package, and Annual Questionnaire. You can also find the Resident Data File, Term File, and links to other documents to assist in the on boarding process. There are also links for your incoming and renewing J1 Visas.
Every employee must have a personal identification badge. View information about the ID badge process and forms.
Badges are made at Security Service Center, NBE47, Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Laboratory Information for Residents and Fellows - Lab process
To schedule tours of the lab, please contact:
Diane MacFarlane MLS III HEW
Laboratory Integration Team
Lab Coats and Scrub Access
The process for ordering lab coats, the scrub access form, and current policy on Hospital Owned Scrubs can be found on the Linen page.
The Laboratory Integration Team offers one hour tours, to all services, to help give the residents a better understanding of how the lab works. Diana Macfarlane from the Laboratory Integration Team offers tours between 7am - 3pm during the week, to a group of 10 people at a time. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-328-3490 to schedule a tour.
The timeline for credentialing, spreadsheet template, and Welcome Credentialing Letter can all be found here, on our Medical Staff page.
Perioperative Orientation and Radiation Safety training information
Instructions on registering your NEW residents for parking and confirming your RETURNING residents.
Department of Veterans Affairs
All incoming residents need to be credentialed, fingerprinted, and receive an ID badge from the VA. Please visit the Department of Veteran's Affairs page to learn about the process.
For VPN or My Access please use the UMMS Service Desk Portal.