Miami Valley Hospital Observation

University of Dayton juniors have the opportunity to shadow physicians and observe in different departments at Miami Valley Hospital. Currently students visit the Emergency Department (shadow with and RN), Endoscopy, Interventional Radiology, Heart & Vascular Procedures, and Neurology Intensive Care Unit.  Please bring your Student ID to your observation experience in order for the hospital staff to be able to verify your identity.

In order to participate in this experience, you will first need to obtain and complete some paperwork.

Instructions:

  1. Obtain a copy of your immunization record from the UD Health Center or from your family physician. If your observation date is between October 1 and March 31, you must have a current influenza vaccination.
  2. Verification of MMR immunization and verification of two-step TB test are required.
  3. Download all of the documents linked below.
  4. READ ALL OF THE DOCUMENTS!
  5. Complete the Job Shadow Application and Student Orientation Content Review.
  6. Bring the completed Job Shadow Application, the Student Orientation Content Review, your immunization record, and verifications of MMR and two-step TB test to the Premedical Programs Office.
  7. When you bring in the documents, you will be able to sign up for your observation times.
  8. The Student Survey must be completed after your observations and returned to the Premed Office.

Documents and Links

Job Shadow Application (pdf)

Orientation Brochure (pdf)

Student Information Sheet - Hospital Observations (pdf)

Student Information Sheet - PA Shadowing Only (pdf)

Student Orientation Content Review (pdf)

About Professional Attire (pdf)

Online Student Survey (www)

Printed Student Survey (pdf)

UD Health Center (www)

Physician Assistant Job Shadowing

University of Dayton juniors intending to pursue PA school have the opportunity to shadow Premier Health PAs. During the academic year, these shadowing experiences are coordinated by the Pre-PA club or AED in conjunction with the Premedical Programs Office. In order to participate in this experience, please follow the instructions listed below and bring your Student ID to your shadow experience in order for the hospital staff to be able to verify your identity. Pay special attention to the Student Information Sheet – for PA shadowing only PDF under the Documents and Links section because this shadowing experience is distinct from the Miami Valley Hospital observations.

Instructions:
  1. Obtain a copy of your immunization record from the UD Health Center or from your family physician. If your observation date is between October 1 and March 31, you must have a current influenza vaccination.
  2. Verification of MMR immunization and verification of two-step TB test are required.
  3. Download all of the documents linked above except the Student Information Sheet – Hospital Observations.
  4. READ ALL OF THE DOCUMENTS!
  5. Complete the Job Shadow Application and Student Orientation Content Review.
  6. Bring the completed Job Shadow Application, the Student Orientation Content Review, your immunization record, and verifications of MMR and two-step TB test to the Premedical Programs Office.
  7. When you bring in the documents, the student coordinator of Pre-PA Club or AED will review them for completeness. You will be notified by the student coordinator about you application status and when you can sign up for shadowing times.
  8. The Student Survey must be completed after your observations and returned to the Premed Office.

Find Us.

Premedical Programs

Science Center 375 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2361

937-229-3545