Organization Development & Training

New Employee Orientation & Required Training


New Employee Orientation (NEO)

The New Employee Orientation (NEO) is the means by which new employees are welcomed and introduced to the organization’s mission, vision, and values. This program assists new employees in gaining a sense of who we are and what it means to be a member of the UW Medicine Health System, in addition to fulfilling many of our compliance related training requirements. Individuals will be scheduled to attend NEO, which should coincide with their first day of employment.

Who must attend NEO?

All new Medical Centers employees are required to meet Benefits and Medical Centers Orientation requirements within 30 days of their start date.

Orientation Scheduling Guidelines scheduling requirements and possible exceptions

UW Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) staff and providers are required to attend per UWNC leadership.

NEO Agenda at a Glance

HMC & UWMC Download HMC & UWMC NEO Agenda [93KB PDF*]

UW Neighborhood Clinics Download UWNC Agenda [266KB PDF*]

NEO Checklist

Download Pre-Orientation Checklist [103KB]

Download Pre-Orientation Checklist with Benefits [111KB]

Download At and After NEO Checklist [110KB]

NEO Workbook

Download New Employee Workbook [13.58KB]

NEO Registration & Contacts

HMC: To register Harborview or Health Sciences staff who work at Harborview, please email WMS team at To address questions regarding the Harborview orientation and/or agenda, contact OD&T at

Medical Staff: To address questions regarding the Medical Staff Onboarding, please e-mail or consult the MSO Homepage.

UWMC: To register UWMC staff, please email WMS team at To address questions regarding the UWMC orientation and/or agenda, contact OD&T at

UW Neighborhood Clinics: To register and address questions regarding UW Neighborhood Clinics Orientation and/or agenda, contact Irine Kariuki at or Eduardo Torres at

New Employee Orientation Dates


Download 2018 New Employee Orientation Schedule [302KB PDF*]

Download 2019 New Employee Orientation Schedule [463KB]

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