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Program
CEME/Floyd Medical Center - Family Medicine Residency
Program Number: 180852
Program Type: Residency
Specialty: Family Medicine and OMT
Address: 304 Shorter Ave, Ste 201, Rome, GA  30165-4256
Web site Url: http://www.floyd.org/
Updated: 08/17/2016
Program Details
AOA Approval Since:
11/01/2007
Total Approved Positions:
9
Program Reported
FILLED POSITIONS 9
Remaining OPEN Positions 0
Current Funded Positions:
9
Rotations at base site:
Months of rotations at base site PER YEAR:
12
Months of elective rotations in the program PER YEAR:
3
Participates in the Clinical Assessment Program (CAP):
No
Program Faculty (Base Institution) Total teaching faculty:
10
Program Start Date: (mm/dd/yyyy)
11/01/2007
Participates in Osteopathic ERAS:
No
Is there currently an ACGME accredited program in this specialty at your
institution?
Yes
Is the program a dually accredited AOA/ACGME program?
Yes
ACGME Program ID:
1201231094
Dual Program - Is an AOA program in which an osteopathic trainee is registered in a residency program that is accredited by both the AOA and ACGME. The osteopathic trainee receives both AOA and ACGME credit.
Single Accreditation System
AOA Reported: ACGME Accreditation Status ( Definition of Terms )
Has ACGME accreditation
When did the training program apply / intend to apply (Program Reported)? (mm/yyyy)
07/2015
Program Comments:
We submitted our application in the Summer of 2015, and we were one of the first ACGME Family Medicine Residency programs to receive the Osteopathic Recognition.We are committed to continue providing a comprehensive osteopathic curriculum with OMT didactic, continuity clinic and hospital service. We intend to match up to three Osteopathic students to our Osteopathic Recognition track. Starting this year, the program will only accept applications through the NRMP Match. If you desire to be considered for one of these Osteopathic slots, please request this on your application to the NRMP match.
AOA Reported: Osteopathic Recognition Status
Achieved Osteopathic Recognition
2018 AOA Match EligibilityNot participating in 2018 AOA Match
 
Current Filled Positions
OGME 1
3
OGME 2
3
OGME 3
3
 
Application Information
Dean's letter required:
Yes
Required number of letters of recommendation:
3
Official Medical School transcripts required:
Yes
NBOME Board scores required (Part 1):
Yes
NBOME Board scores required (Part 2):
Yes
Earliest date for applications: (mm/dd/yyyy)
09/15/2016
Interview start date: (mm/dd/yyyy)
10/01/2016
Interview end date: (mm/dd/yyyy)
01/31/2017
Interviews conducted last year for first year positions: 73
How many new trainees do you intend to recruit next year?:

8

Attention new trainees! This program will grant residency credit for the 1st postdoctoral year of training. Students will "Match" directly into this residency and the 1st postdoctoral year will be considered the first year of residency training. For more details, click HELP or call this program
Additional Application Information:

Remember, we will be participating only in the NRMP Match so please include in your application whether you intend to be considered for one of the Osteopathic Recognition Track positions.

 
OPTI Academic Sponsor(s):
  • NSU-COM Consortium for Excellence in Medical Education
 
List of Sponsors
Floyd Medical Center
 
List of Consortia Entities
NSU-COM
 
Policies
Teaching faculty supervise students, interns, residents:
Yes
Residents supervise students and interns:
Yes
Yearly specialty in-service examination required:
Yes
 
Completion and Board Data
Approximate percentage of program completion: 100
Approximate percentage who took the specialty board exam within 3 years of completion: 100
 
Call Schedule
Call Type
Frequency Type
Day
 
Days
OGME 1
Block    
   
 
 
 
OGME 2
Block    
   
 
 
 
OGME 3
    N/A
   
 
 
 
Call Schedule Additional Information:

The program has a night float system. OGME1 residents do three, two-week blocks of night float throughout the year. OGME2 residents do three, two-week blocks of night float throughout the year. The night float shift is from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday. Residents on night float have no daytime responsibilities. Weekend calls are covered by a first and second-year resident on any rotation except Night Float. While on night float the intern is responsible for doing admissions to the hospital, caring for patients on our service who require attention overnight, and responding to any codes in the hospital. Backup is provided by an upper-level who is on site, and our Family Medicine/Internal Medicine faculty on the weekends.

 
General Program Comments
Floyd Family Medicine Residency Program is a community based, unopposed program that seeks to train highly motivated individuals to become excellent osteopathic family physicians. Our program offers a diverse patient population exposing residents to the full spectrum of family medicine with the flexibility to pursue areas of individual interest. The program has been dual AOA-ACGME accredited and now has ACGME Osteopathic Recognition Status. Starting this year, the program will only accept applications through the NRMP Match. The Program has a fully integrated Osteopathic Focus Track with OMT didactic, clinic and hospital service.
 
Comments from AOA
Educational Environment
Average hours/week of regular scheduled lectures/conferences:
4
Training in outpatient ambulatory sites:
15
 
Educational Features
ACLS certification provided
Yes
Board review courses
Yes
Component on malpractice, jurisprudence, and/or risk management
Yes
Component on physician-patient communication skills
Yes
Ethics curriculum/consultation
Yes
Formal curriculum in behavioral medicine
Yes
Formal curriculum on managed care
Yes
Formal training in osteopathic manipulative treatment
Yes
Journal club
Yes
Procedures courses
Yes
Research opportunity
Yes
Structured curriculum on end-of-life care
Yes
Structured practice management experience
Yes
Written evaluation of performance
Yes
Program Benefits
Childcare Onsite
No
CME Allowance
Yes
Computer system to document resident clinical logs
Yes
Disability
Yes
Expense reimbursement for educational meetings/conferences
Yes
Family leave
Yes
Health Insurance
Yes
Housing
No
Leave for educational meetings/conferences
Yes
License Paid
Yes
Life Insurance
Yes
Malpractice Insurance
Yes
Maternity leave
Yes
Medical leave
Yes
Meeting Reimbursement
Yes
Paternity leave
Yes
Professional Membership Payment
Yes
 
Salary and Vacation Days
Salary
Vacation Days
OGME 1
51000
30
OGME 2
52000
30
OGME 3
53000
30
Institution Information
Floyd Medical Center
304 Shorter Avenue
Rome, GA  30162-0233
Institution Bed Size:
304
Occupied Bed Size %:
67
ER Visits Per Year:
80000
Web site Url: http://www.floyd.org/
Institution has opportunities for 3rd year osteopathic students to do clinical rotations at this site? Yes
Institution has opportunities for 4th year osteopathic students to do clinical rotations at this site? Yes
 
Affiliated Institutions
None Available
Contact Info

Interim Director of Osteopathic Medical Education

Kerwyn L. Flowers, DO

1115 W Call St

Tallahassee, FL 32306-4300

ph (850) 645-9828 | fax

klflowers@yahoo.com

Program Director

Frank R. Don Diego, MD

304 Shorter Ave., Ste. 201

Rome, GA 30165-4256

ph (706) 509-3358 | fax (706) 509-4709

FDonDiego@floyd.org

Program Contact

Kathy Kean

304 Shorter Ave

Rome, GA 30165

ph (706) 509-3965 | fax (706) 292-7585

Email: kkean@floyd.org

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