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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

We are pleased that you will join us at the Detroit VA for your Clinical Training. This web page has the information to allow you to receive your VA badge and computer codes by the start of your rotation. You must start this process a minimum of six weeks prior to your rotation date. (See Table for Required Paper Work and Mandatory Time Frame for Submission)

Forms to complete:

All forms must be completed in their entirety a minimum of 6 weeks before the start of your rotation of your training program.
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For Residents and Student Trainees:

Please complete Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) training module before your rotation begins.
Please complete VA Trainee Satisfaction Survey after your rotation is complete.

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Training requirements and Forms that need to be completed before rotation.
Pertains ToForm/HyperlinksCompletion Time / Instructions
Residents, Students & Trainees

OF 306 *

Six weeks prior to start of your rotation: Submit to the department you will be rotating with. Complete blocks 1-17. Sign as an Applicant.
Residents, Students & Trainees Non-PIV form Six weeks prior to start of rotation complete and submit to the department you will be rotating with. Medical students submit form to
Residents, Students & Trainees Mandatory Training for Trainees (MTT) Certificate Print Certificates include in packet. On-line training should be completed at least six 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 training is a yearly requirement.

Residents, Students & Trainees

VA Appointment Scheduling for 
(finger printing process)

Six Weeks prior to start of rotation, complete the online appointment request with Police and Security Service (PASS).  The PIV Appointment Scheduling tool lets the PASS office know 24 hours in advance of when applicants are coming and what service is needed for each person. (
Two acceptable forms of identification will be required (Accepted Forms of Identification), Government issued, not expired. Please contact the department you will be rotating in when fingerprinted. Medical Students contact, Corey Johnson (

Residents, Students & Trainees VA Appointment Request 

Six weeks prior to start of rotation complete the Application for Health Professionals (except section four) submit to the department you will be rotating with. Medical students submit form to

Residents Only Resident Appointment Letter  Six weeks prior to start of rotation complete 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 sign and date the form. Submit to the department you will be rotating with.
Residents Only SF-61 * Six weeks prior to start of rotation complete the SF61 to include the following blanks: date appointed, department, your name above the oath of office, and your signature as applicant. No notary required.
Residents Only NPI# Six weeks prior to start of rotation Residents must have NPI # before starting their rotation at the Detroit VAMC. Submit to the department you will be rotating with.
Residents, Students & Trainees 1400Form_HPT-Testing-Ack2018 

Acknowledgement of possible Random Drug Testing.
Sign, date and submit to the department you are rotating with.

Psychology Internship and Fellowship Programs

Psychology Training
Psychology Training Eligibility Requirements


Please direct questions about your upcoming scheduled rotation or onboarding at the VA to the Clinical or Administrative Service that is hosting your rotation.


Travell Johnson-Pettway, Education Specialist
(313) 576-1000 ext. 65204
FAX: (313) 576-3239


Beverly Greene, Medicine House Staff Coordinator
(313) 576-3334


Aundra Bomar-Sipkins, Surgical Secretary
(313) 576-3924


Leana Saylor, Surgical Receptionist
(313) 576-3251


Janet Butler, Program Support Assistant
(313) 576-3725


Rocky DeBose, Administrative Officer/ICS
(313) 576-3371


Corey Johnson, Program Specialist
(313) 576-1259
FAX: (313) 576-3239
Room B5269


Maryjean Schenk, MD
Associate Chief of Staff/Education and Designated Educational Officer
Room B5258