Graduate Medical Education (GME) - VA Northern California Health Care System
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Graduate Medical Education (GME)

As a teaching hospital, the Sacramento VA Medical Center provides a full range of educational opportunities, with state-of-the-art technology as well as and research facilities.

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The VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) is proud to be a part of your medical training in affiliation with the University of California (UC) Davis.

Congratulations on matching with UC Davis!

We extend a warm welcome, and look forward to meeting you.

Start Here

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Follow these steps:

  1. Complete the Talent Management System (TMS) training online.
  2. Print a copy of TMS certificate.
  3. Complete the On-Boarding Packet.
  4. Download Fingerprinting Courtesy Letter
  5. Download the Map

If you are outside of the State of California, you are REQUIRED to visit a VA facility nearby to complete "Courtesy Fingerprinting". Click here to download the Fingerprinting Form


A Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credential is a US Federal governmentwide credential used to access Federally controlled facilities and information systems at the appropriate security level.

PIV application forms can be obtained and completed in the Human Resources building. Applicants must provide Acceptable forms of identification. Click Here to see the List of Acceptable identification forms (Form I-9).

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To obtain parking permit, bring Driver's License, Auto Registration and Insurance to the Police window in Building 650. Note: Do not park in Patient and Volunteer Parking spaces.

Questions? Contact:

Angelina Collins
Education Program Analyst

Ernest Ottrix
Education Onboarding Program Support Assistant

Important Dates

Due dates for Academic Year 2020-2021


TQCVLs Due: April 10, 2020

Packets Due: April 15, 2020

Schedules Due: May 8, 2020


TQCVLs Due: February 3, 2020

Packets due: March 15, 2020

Schedules Due: May 1, 2020