MedStar Georgetown University Hospital was the first hospital in the nation's capital to achieve Magnet® Recognition.
Welcome to the New Graduate Nurse
Residency Program at MedStar Georgetown
Our Vizient/American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Nurse Residency Program™ provides the mentoring and orientation that you need to safely and successfully transition from student nurse to professional nurse. We are committed to helping you build a foundation of clinical experience that will allow you to provide inquisitive, evidence-based clinical care. New-to-practice nurses will find valuable training in our structured and supportive learning environment. Our residency has launched more than 700 new graduate nurses into satisfying, successful careers aligned with trainees’ long-term professional goals.
Upcoming Program Start Date: February 18, 2019
Online Application Dates: 8/13/2018 to (Rolling Admissions)
Upcoming Program Start Date: July 22, 2019
Online Application Dates: 11/16/18 to 12/14/18
Additional application documentation will be requested, including:
Current resume and cover letter
Current official transcript (reflecting BSN Enrollment and
a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or greater)
Two clinical faculty reference letters (on official university letterhead)
Employer reference if you have worked as a Nurse Technician/Extern/CNA/Care Partner
Unit or specialty area preference
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