Program
NEOMEN/Samaritan Med Ctr - Family Medicine Residency
Program Number: 152949
Program Type: Residency
Specialty: Family Medicine and OMT
Address: 830 Washington Street, Watertown, NY  13601-4034
Updated: 03/13/2014
Program Details
Years of Continuing Approval:
5
Total Approved Positions:
12
AOA Verified Program Reported
FILLED POSITIONS 3 7
Remaining OPEN Positions 9 5
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:
2
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
Is there currently an ACGME accredited program in this specialty at your institution?
No
Is the program a dually accredited AOA/ACGME program?
No
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. Trainees who complete dual programs have the option to become board certified by either or both the AOA and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
   
Current Filled Positions
OGME 1
2
OGME 2
2
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)
09/01/2014
Interview start date: (mm/dd/yyyy)
09/09/2014
Interview end date: (mm/dd/yyyy)
01/08/2015
Interviews conducted last year for first year positions: 6
How many new trainees do you intend to recruit next year?:

Please contact this program for details 2

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:

Programs are growing at predicted rate and we invite all qualified applications.

   
OPTI Academic Sponsor(s):
  • Northeast Osteopathic Medical Education Network
   
List of Sponsors
NEOMEN
   
List of Consortia Entities
N/A
   
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
Aggregate percentage who passed exam on first attempt:  
  5 Yr Average
Written 100%
Oral 100%
*The aggregate pass rates listed above include pass rates for the first-time test takers for the period 2007 through 2012. Test takers include all trainees from the program and may not represent recent program trainees.
 
Call Schedule
Call Type
Frequency Type
Day
 
Days
OGME 1
  Frequency  
  Pager
1
Q
3
OGME 2
  Frequency  
  Pager
1
Q
5
OGME 3
  Frequency  
  Pager
1
Q
7
Call Schedule Additional Information:

Continuity Pediatric call. Other obligations vary with the rotation. Call Schedule Additional Information: One month in house night block (2 - two week blocks); Other call from home intermittent, but no more than 1/3.

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
   
Other Educational Feature
Continuity Clinic PCMH Certified
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
OGME 2
51766
20
OGME 3
54168
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

Interim Program Director

Benjamin Rudd, MD

830 Washington Street

Watertown, NY 13601-4034

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
This Family Medicine Residency Program is located in the beautiful Thousand Island Region of New York State. Excellent training opportunities in our Continuity Clinic, as well as in the Hospital, excellent pay and benefits and a beautiful community to live and work in. We encourage students to pursue an elective rotation here and will provide housing.