Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) welcomes motivated individuals interested in the medical field. The experience is intended to give individuals an opportunity to observe how healthcare is delivered in your area of interest.  THIS IS AN OBSERVATION ONLY AND PATIENT CONTACT IS PROHIBITED.

PRMC offers observation/shadowing experiences to those 18 years of age and older.  Those under the age of 18 must meet a minimum requirement of being a senior in high school and must obtain a parent or guardian’s signature on the Observation Only Agreement. 

To start the application process, follow the steps below.  For additional information, call the Medical Education Coordinator at 410-912-2912 or email

STEP 1    Find a Provider

Our organization does not match students requesting an observation with one of our providers.  Please utilize our web site → Find A Doctor → Physician Directory to search physicians and advanced practice providers by specialty.  You will need to make contact with our providers to arrange for a potential observation/shadowing experience.  

STEP 2    Submit Observation Agreement and Documentation

Once you have established a provider, please print and complete the Observation Only Agreement and submit along with the required ID to Jill North, Medical Education Coordinator at .  Please note that you must obtain the provider signature prior to submission.  If the provider you will be observing is an Advanced Practice Provider, i.e. Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Anesthetist or Certified Nurse-Midwife, you must obtain their signature along with their Supervising Physician’s signature.  Once all paperwork is received and approved, the Medical Education Coordinator will contact you and issue clearance to begin your observation/shadowing experience.  An ID Badge will be issued and required to be worn during your observation.

STEP 3    Surgical Orientation (if applicable)

Observation/Shadowing experiences with a surgeon requires the completion of an OR Orientation.  Please contact Susan Lynch at to schedule.  Following successful completion of the OR Orientation, Susan will sign the designated area on the Observation Only Agreement.

Observation Agreement

Documentation Required:

  • Driver’s License
  • School ID  (if applicable)
  • If under the age of 18, proof of senior in high school and obtain signature of parent or guardian.