Program
UNECOM/Samaritan Med Cntr - Internship Training
Program Number: 132907
Program Type: Internship
Address: 830 Washington Street, Watertown, NY  13601-4066
Updated: 03/13/2014
Program Details
Years of Continuing Approval:
4
Total Approved Positions:
6
AOA Verified Program Reported
FILLED POSITIONS 0 0
Remaining OPEN Positions 6 6
Current Funded Positions:
12
Rotations at base site:
Months of rotations at base site PER YEAR:
13
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:
119
Program Start Date: (mm/dd/yyyy)
06/23/2014
Participates in Osteopathic ERAS:
Yes
Recruits and Trains Traditional Rotating Interns:
Yes
Recruits and Trains Preliminary Year Interns:
No
   
Current Filled Positions
OGME 1
0
   
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)
09/01/2014
Interview start date: (mm/dd/yyyy)
09/08/2014
Interview end date: (mm/dd/yyyy)
01/08/2015
Interviews conducted last year for first year positions: 0
How many new trainees do you intend to recruit next year?:

Please contact this program for details

Additional Application Information:

   
OPTI Academic Sponsor(s):
  • Northeast Osteopathic Medical Education Network
   
List of Sponsors
NEOMEN
   
List of Consortia Entities
None
   
Policies
Teaching faculty supervise students, interns, residents:
Yes
Residents supervise students and interns:
Yes
Yearly specialty in-service examination required:
Yes
   
Call Schedule
Call Type
Frequency Type
Day
 
Days
OGME 1
    N/A
   
 
 
 
Call Schedule Additional Information:

Flexible rotation schedules and on-call hours to meet the needs of your follow-on residency program.

Educational Environment:
Average hours/week of regular scheduled lectures/conferences:
7
Training in outpatient ambulatory sites:
10
 
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 training in osteopathic manipulative treatment
Yes
Journal club
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 No
Life Insurance
Yes
Malpractice Insurance
Yes
Maternity leave
Yes
Medical leave
Yes
Meeting Reimbursement
Yes
Paternity leave
Yes
Professional Membership Payment No
 
Salary and Vacation
Salary
Vacation
OGME 1
48152
20
Institution Information
Samaritan Medical Center

830 Washington Street

Watertown, NY, 13601-4066
Institution Bed Size:
294
Occupied Bed Size %:
81
ER Visits Per Year:
51656
Web site Url:
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

Director of Osteopathic Medical Education

David P. Rechlin, DO

19320 US Route 11

Watertown, NY 13601-8320

ph (315) 786-0254 | fax (315) 786-0976

drechlin@shsny.com

Administrative Director of Medical Education

Dawn Bastien

830 Washington Street

Watertown, NY 13601-4099

ph (888) 365-6411 | fax (315) 785-4089

dbastien@shsny.com

Program Contact

Dawn M Bastien

Samaritan Medical Center

Watertown, NY 13601

ph (315) 779-5244 | fax (315) 785-4089

Email: dbastien@shsny.com

General Comments
An outstanding Osteopathic Rotating Internship Program with one-on-one training with an Attending in the beautiful Thousand Islands Region of Upstate New York. Come do an elective with us and see for yourself--- housing is provided to all visiting students. The Osteopathic Internship Program may be linked to the FP and IM Residency Programs. If you plan on doing an Anesthesiology, Radiology, Urology, etc follow-on residency program, this Internship Program will more than prepare you for your residency.