Adult Acute Care Medicine Track

The Adult Acute Care Medicine track is geared toward new nurses who seek to specialize in adult acute medicine nursing. The program is designed to nurture the new graduate nurse in the transition from student to professional nurse. It provides new nurses with the specific tools and experiences needed to begin a successful career in adult medicine. After orientation to VUMC, you will experience a focused orientation in your unit and work with unit-based preceptors.


Applications are now being accepted for this track for the following cohort:
- Winter 2021 (start date: February 22, 2021)

*candidates must have graduated and successfully passed
  the NCLEX prior to start date

Steps to Apply


Complete initial online
application (part 1 of 2)

Secondary application
(part 2 of 2) sent via email

Complete application packet and submit by the deadline

Click to apply

In the "keyword" field,
search position by 
entering one of the following:

Nurse Resident
  - or -
Nurse Residency Program

Select "apply online" and follow instructions.

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Expect within 72 hours after submitting initial application.

Information will include:

  • application packet

  • directions to complete

  • directions to track receipt of references

  • submission deadline

Required information:

  • Top 4 track preferences ranked 1-4

  • Email addresses for 2 clinical faculty references
    (a link will be sent for reference submissions; candidates can track receipt status)

  • Dean's office email address (to confirm projected graduation date, cumulative and nursing GPA)

  • Work, volunteer, and leadership experience

  • Internship, externship experience

Submit final application packet.

Completed packets must be received no later than the posted deadline.

Candidates that successfully complete the application process will be contacted via phone and/or
email prior to the start of cohort interviews.