Student Shadowing

2022 Shadowing Experience Sessions: 

Each session is a one-week period

  • March  7th - 11th
  • June  13th - 17th
  • August  8th - 12th
  • December 26th - 30th

Program Requirements:

  • Students must be 16 years-of-age or older.
    • Students under age 18 will be required to have parental permission and a release of liability form to participate, along with guardian signatures on all compliance documentation.   
  • Students must first have a host as a mentor/preceptor in order to participate. 
    • A host is an OrthoCarolina staff person that is willing and able to be a mentor/preceptor for a student and oversee their student assignment.
  • Students must provide a recent criminal background check. (Done within 90 days of start).
  • Students must provide a recent 10-panel drug screen. (Done within 90 days of start date).
  • Students must provide a recent 2-Step TB test. (Done within 12 months of start & without expiring over the span of assignment).
  • Student hours are NOT retroactive for credit. 
  • One complete student packet must be submitted, in its entirety, for each student requesting participation consideration. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed 
    • Student packets should be submitted as soon as possible because program consideration will be first come - first serve.
  • No participants will be guaranteed placement.
  • Operating Room Privileges are not guaranteed to all participants, it is discretionary. Students under the age of 18 cannot obtain operating room privileges.
  • All program requirements must be finalized 4 weeks (or more) prior to the student's start date.

All interested students should contact Mona Lindsay to plan your shadowing experience and understand the next steps:

Student Shadowing Program