SMMC New Physician - Hospital Orientation Program

Southern Maine Health Care offers new physicians a comprehensive hospital orientation program. This one-day program is designed to provide physicians with the informational and training sessions necessary to familiarize them with the hospital services, processes and systems.

The members of SMHC’s Medical Staff Services Department are here to ensure that you can easily access and utilize the range of services that SMHC offers your practice and your patients. Feel free to reach out to the following members of the SMHC Medical Staff Services Team with any questions, comments, or thoughts:

  • Heidi Wood - SMHC Physician Liaison - (207) 294-8222

As part of your SMHC Medical Staff Services Orientation, you will be provided with a comprehensive orientation packet of informational material that will assist you in utilizing the facilities and services offered at SMMC. Please find, listed below, electronic versions of the components of the orientation packet, for your ongoing ease of access and reference:

Clinical Documentation Improvement System

Core Measures

Education Department


Hand Hygiene

HIMS/Medical Records

Health Sciences Library


Human Resources Policies

Infection Control

Joint Commission

Meditech Client/Server

Palliative Care

Physician Liaison

Risk Management



Any questions? Comments? Suggestions? Contact SMHC's Physician Liaison at (207) 294-8222.