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John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan

Residents, Students and Trainees

Welcome to the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center

Thank you for choosing this facility for your training needs This web page has been created to ensure that all paperwork is completed prior to your rotation cycle. You should start this process at least three weeks prior to your rotation. (See Table for Required Paper Work and Mandatory Time Frame for Submission)

Mandatory Training for Trainees" Web Course  -  Must Be Completed By ALL Residents, Students and Trainees.

On-line training should be completed at least 3 weeks prior to the start of the rotation to avoid rescheduling the rotation. To complete the course, go to the Talent Management System (TMS) and follow the step by step instructions to create a TMS account. Failure to follow these instructions when self-enrolling in TMS will slow down the process, you must choose the Emp Type: Health Professions Trainee (2) along with VA Location Code: John D. Dingell VA Medical Center (DET). After you complete the MTT you must notify your department Point of Contact by sending a copy of the Certificate of Completion to them via email or FAX. Submit all paperwork to your respective department you will be rotating in.  Computer codes will be given to you by the assigned service after all the paperwork is completed and you have received your ID badge. Failure to complete this in time will delay your ability to begin your rotation at the VA. If you have any questions or concerns contact one of the individuals in the Point of Contact section below.

Forms to complete, print, sign and submit at least 3 weeks prior to the start of your rotation.  Please indicate where you will be doing your rotation and the expected start and end date in a fax with cover sheet, or by phone to the department/program you will be rotating in.  

Double click on each form to open and save it.

You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to access these PDF forms.  The Adobe Acrobat reader can be downloaded from Adobe.  http://www.va.gov/viewers/viewer.htm  

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Students & Trainees

WOC Appointment Request

Three weeks prior to the start of your rotation:  Submit to the department you will be rotating in.  Complete the top portion of this form.

Residents, Students & Trainees

OF 306 *

Three weeks prior to start of your rotation:   Submit to the department you will be rotating in.  Complete blocks 1-17.
Residents, Students & Trainees VA 0711  Three weeks prior to start of your rotation:   Submit to the department you will be rotating in.  You only need to complete the top part of the first page (Section 1, blocks 1-9, Section 3, Part A, Blocks 3-9, and Section 4, Part B, blocks 1-3).
Residents, Students & Trainees Mandatory Training for Trainees (MTT) Certificate 

On-line training should be completed at least 3 weeks prior to the start of the rotation to avoid rescheduling the rotation. To complete the course, go to the Talent Management System (TMS) and follow the step by step instructions to create a TMS account. This is a yearly requirement. Once you have submitted your paperwork, the process will begin to give you access codes to the computer system. Computer codes will be given to you by the assigned service. If you have any questions or concerns contact one of the individuals in the Point of Contact section below.

Residents, Students & Trainees

Accepted Forms of Identification

When you go to the Police Unit you will be finger printed and receive an ID badge.  Two acceptable forms of identification will be required.

Residents Resident Appointment Letter  Complete the top portion with your name, rotation dates, the department you are rotating in, and the responsible VA staff person in that department (if known) that you are training with and fill out the bottom portion of the form.
Residents SF-61  Three weeks prior to start of rotation:  Residents must complete and submit an SF-61 to the department you will be rotating in.  Make sure to complete the following blanks: position to which appointed, date appointed, department, your name above the oath of office, and your signature of appointee.
Residents NPI# * Residents must apply for an NPI# before starting their rotation at the Detroit VAMC.

Point of Contact

Any questions please contact a VA staff member in your prospective department.  If you are unable to reach anyone or have additional questions please contact one of the following in Education:

Arlene Burnock
(313) 576-5071
FAX: (313)576-3239
Email: Arlene.Burnock@va.gov

Patricia Smith, Nurse Recruiter
(313) 576-4176
FAX: (313) 576-3239
Email: Patricia-y.Smith@va.gov

Ginny Bumpus
(313) 576-5685
FAX: (313) 576-3239
Room B5269
Email: Ginny.Bumpus@va.gov

Nicky Stromberg, MD
(313) 576-4911
FAX: (313) 576-3239
Room B5269
Email: Nicole.Stromberg@va.gov

Please do not send any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) through the email system.