Vidant Medical Center and the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University work together to provide residents and fellows with the optimal educational and clinical experience. Vidant Medical Center serves as the teaching hospital for the School of Medicine and is the flagship hospital of Vidant Health. Vidant Medical Center is an 861-bed tertiary hospital and the designated Level I Trauma Center serving 29 counties and 1.4 million residents of eastern North Carolina.

Vidant Medical Center is the sponsor of the residency and fellowship programs and is the employer of residents and fellows, while the Brody School of Medicine provides the educational home and structure for the training programs.

Graduate medical education is an essential and integral part of the academic atmosphere and clinical environment necessary to accomplish the missions of the Brody School of Medicine and Vidant Medical Center.