Top Reasons to Train at Brody School of Medicine and Vidant Medical Center

Residents and Fellows are valued by the hospital and medical school

  • Free parking close to hospital
  • $100/month meal allowance
  • USMLE/COMLEX Step 3 Reimbursement (one-time) if test has not been taken prior to employment
  • Relocation allowance
  • Full access to university library resources, facilities and faculty rates for sports tickets

Brody School of Medicine

  • Multiple strong medical education programs, so you'll be around to mentor - and teach - other medical learners
  • 32 accredited residencies and fellowships,medical students, PA program, large nursing school, Allied Health programs
  • 390 Residents & Fellows
  • Excellent University Faculty
  • Excellent fellowship placement
  • "Team-oriented atmosphere" - as reported on
  • "Life outside of residency" - as reported on

Vidant Medical Center

  • 909-bed tertiary hospital and designated Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Patient diversity, without having to negotiate the hassles of a big city
  • Serves 29 counties and 1.4 million people in eastern North Carolina
  • 700active Medical staff and nearly 7,000 employees
  • EHR - Electronic Medical Record system State of the art technology - Vidant is a Most Wired hospital according to Hospitals & Health Networks, the journal of the American Hospital Assoc.
  • Good work environment: named a "Working Mother Best Company for Working Mothers" multiple years running

Greenville, North Carolina

  • University town with strong sports and arts programs
  • 10th largest city in NC
  • Ranked by as the #2 in the country for Best Small Metro for Business & Careers in the US
  • "Cost of living is cheap" - as reported on
  • Affordable housing - most of our residents own their own homes
  • Easy day-trips to the beach or larger cities (Atlantic Beach & Raleigh, the capital of NC, are both just over one hour away)
  • Moderate climate- four seasons
  • Medical hub for eastern North Carolina

Moonlighting Opportunities

  • Established relationships at regional hospitals for moonlighting opportunities.

Cost of Living

International Health Certificate

  • Voluntary curriculum of knowledge and skills necessary to provide care in international settings or with underserved populations.
  • Rosetta Stone language training
  • Areas of study include: disaster relief, care of refuges and immigrants, cultural sensitivity and medicine

Education Resources

  • Opportunity to learn and practice clinical skills using resources such as actor-patients and simulators
  • Robust Central Line placement training course
  • Academic Support Office available to residents and fellows for assessment and Board preparation

Resident Involvement in Hospital Leadership

  • Active Resident Council
  • Resident Council Chair represents residents and fellows at hospital Medical Staff Executive Committee meetings
  • Hospital President and Medical School Dean meet with all residents and fellows at quarterly full-resident meetings