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Graduate Medical Education

VA Portland Health Care System offers training opportunities to learn from VA’s physician and dental faculty, who hold joint appointments with universities and the VA, in both clinical and research settings. We prepare health care professionals to meet the changing needs of the nation’s health care system.

Onboarding documents needed before you can rotate to the VA.

Please fully complete and sign required documents and then return to the VA Portland Health Care System OAA Office.



Questions? Issues?

Call us at or 54749

Resources for Health Professions Trainees Coming to VA | Eligibility and Forms - Office of Academic Affiliations

Application forms must be completed by all clinical trainees participating in programs offered at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities. Some forms are required of all trainees. Additional forms may be required depending on your clinical training program.

University is responsible for the TQCVL completion before trainee rotates at the VA.

The trainee is responsible for completing the self-certification of Federal service before rotation to the VA.