Student Orientation

Effective May 11th, Piedmont Healthcare will resume student programs at all of our locations, however some units/departments may not accept students. Participating schools and students must be aware that Piedmont is responding to COVID-19 and treating COVID-19 patients at many of our facilities. All schools and students are responsible for staying up to date on Piedmont’s COVID-19 policies and practices. Please refer to our COVID-19 Information page for general information.

Dear Faculty:

As always, we welcome your school and the students to Piedmont Healthcare (PHC). We look forward to working with you during your entire educational experience. The guidelines, paperwork and orientation resources that you need are all available on this website. Please read the entire guidelines and share this information with your students.

1. Read entire guidelines.

2. Submit the Request Form as follows:

Spring (August 1-31)  |  Summer (February 1-28)  |  Fall (April 1-30)

3. Criminal Background & Drug Screening

4. Piedmont Healthcare Orientation

5. Submit the Fully Signed Student Participation Agreement with School Faculty Signature

6. Complete our online application.

Additional resources:

For any additional information, please contact a representative at the location where your students will be attending, or visit our website at

Marci Hanson

Piedmont Atlanta, Fayette, Henry, Mountainside, Newnan, Newton & Rockdale
Piedmont Physician Group, Piedmont Heart Institute & Piedmont Healthcare

Nicki Turner 

Piedmont Athens Regional


India Thomas

Piedmont Columbus (Northside & Midtown)


Traci Gordon 

3rd and 4th year Medical Students

Thank you for choosing Piedmont Healthcare for your students!

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