Miami Valley Hospital Observation

University of Dayton juniors have the opportunity to shadow physicians in four different departments at Miami Valley Hospital. Currently students visit the Emergency Department, Endoscopy, Interventional Radiology and Heart & Vascular Procedures.

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


  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.
  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 (pdf)

Student Orientation Content Review (pdf)

About Professional Attire (pdf)

Online Student Survey (www)

Printed Student Survey (pdf)

UD Health Center (www)

Find Us.

Premedical Programs

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