2023 Orientation

Before working/training at Cleveland Clinic, all clinical trainees and research fellows must first process-in with the Graduate Medical Education Department.

Note: Until you have had your institutional/GME orientation, you cannot attend department orientation, lectures or meetings, or perform any training responsibilities at Cleveland Clinic.

Orientation - Clinical Trainees (start date of July 1)

July 1 Start Date (your orientation has been pre-scheduled):

  • PGY 1 residents: Orientation - TBD (stay tuned for time/location details)
  • PGY 2 and above (upper level residents/fellows): Orientation - Saturday, July 1 (stay tuned for time/location details)

You are required to attend this session and need to reserve the entire day.

Orientation - Surgical Fellows (start date of Aug. 1)

Aug. 1 Start Date (your orientation has been pre-scheduled):

  • Surgical fellows: Orientation - Tuesday, Aug. 1 (stay tuned for time/location details)

You are required to attend this session and need to reserve the entire day.

Orientation - Clinical Trainees (start date other than July 1)

To schedule your orientation, contact the GME office at 216.444.5690 or email GMEonboarding@ccf.org. (Orientation is NOT prescheduled for you.) Orientation is conducted on Wednesdays by appointment only, beginning promptly at 8:30 a.m.

Please report to the GME Department, which is located on the second floor of the JJ South Building (JJS2). Please reserve the entire day.

Orientation - Research Trainees

To schedule your orientation, contact the GME office at 216.444.5690 or email GMEonboarding@ccf.org.

Orientation is conducted on Wednesdays by appointment only, beginning promptly at 8:30 am. Please report to the GME office, which is located on the second floor of the JJ South Building (JJS2). Please reserve the entire day.

Directions and Parking

  • For orientation, please park in Visitor Parking Garage #1, which is located on East 93rd Street between Chester and Euclid avenues, or in Visitor Parking Garage #2, which is located on East 100th Street between Cedar and Carnegie avenues.
  • The GME Office is located on the second floor of the JJ South Building (JJS2).
  • Cleveland Clinic’s Parking Department can validate your parking ticket for you.

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