It’s with great pride and excitement that we present our new brand.

A common name for a common purpose.

As we transition to ECU Health in the coming weeks and months, you will notice changes to our digital landscape, including ongoing updates to this site. Throughout this rebranding and into the future we remain committed to the communities we proudly serve. We’re excited for this evolution, and what it means for the future of health care in eastern North Carolina.

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OR Program

Learn more than you can even imagine.

The Operating Room Fellowship exposes you to every surgical service through a rotation of assignments. It includes a 32-week orientation followed by a 24-month commitment. Ready to change your life? Let’s get started.

Fellowship Summary

Fellowship Summary

  • 32-week Operating Room Fellowship Orientation.
  • Curriculum follows AORN's Periop 101.
  • Didactic and clinical experience provided at ECU Health Medical Center and ECHI.
  • Exposure to all surgical services through a rotation of clinical assignments.
  • Two years acute care RN experience, or new Graduate with previous Surgical Technologist experience is preferred.
  • All applicants must interview and shadow in the OR for a minimum of eight hours to be considered for the program.


  • A contract for a 24-month agreement must be signed prior to starting.
  • The contract agreement begins at the end of the OR Fellowship orientation (32 weeks).