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Shadowing

Rochester General Hospital does not organize, arrange, coordinate, or match those who wish to shadow a physician, nurse, PA, or other healthcare workers. Also, we do not provide a list of people who are willing to have someone shadow them.

This page provides information to those who may have a connection with and have made arrangements to shadow or observe a doctor, nurse, or other caregivers at Rochester General Hospital. 

If you will be shadowing someone five days or less: 

  • Step 1: Apply Now!
  • Step 2: Look for a confirmation email from the Volunteer Office - usually one business day after application completion. Follow the next steps explained in the confirmation email.

If you will be shadowing for a week or more:

  • Step 1: Apply Now!
  • Step 2: Look for a confirmation email from the Volunteer Office - usually one business day after application completion. Follow the next steps explained in the confirmation email.
  • Note: You will be required to document that you have:
    • 1. Completed a physical exam with your primary care physician within the last 12 months
    • 2. Received two tuberculosis skin tests within the last three months
    • 3. Had all required immunizations including measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, and hepatitis B

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