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Office of Graduate Medical Education

Orientation Information

You have been recommended for appointment to the SUNY-Downstate Medical Center Affiliated Hospitals Residency Programs as a house staff physician, effective July 1, 2011.

Our affiliated hospitals will provide you with an opportunity to be engaged in a training program that represents a cross-section of affiliates with a varied patient case mix and outstanding medical and teaching facilities. While you are being appointed into the SUNY-Downstate Medical Center Affiliated Hospitals Residency Programs, you will benefit from experiencing clinical services of our affiliated hospitals, although your salary sources will depend upon which hospital you are assigned to at the start of your training.

The enclosed instructions for your appointment procedures include information on a mandatory credential review during which you will be required to present original documents.  The accreditation schedule is as follows:

DAY

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

June 20, 2011

8 am – 6 pm

GME Mandatory Orientation (Breakfast & lunch will be served)

395 Lenox Road at SUNY Downstate Alumni Auditorium

June 21, 2011

8 am – 6 pm

GME Mandatory Orientation (Breakfast & lunch will be served)

395 Lenox Road at SUNY Downstate Alumni Auditorium)


Without completion of these papers and health clearance, you will not be processed for payroll nor may you be scheduled to work.

In the event circumstances arise which prevent you from accepting our offer, please advise us immediately by contacting Natalie Arrindell, in the GME/House Staff Affairs Office at (718) 270-4220.

Let me again offer my congratulations on your appointment. We look forward to having you in our programs.