Program
NEOMEN/Samaritan Med Ctr - Internal Medicine Residency
Program Number: 158937
Program Type: Residency
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Address: 830 Washington Street, Watertown, NY  13601-4066
Updated: 03/13/2014
Program Details
Years of Continuing Approval:
4
Total Approved Positions:
12
AOA Verified Program Reported
FILLED POSITIONS 2 5
Remaining OPEN Positions 10 7
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)
06/24/2014
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
1
OGME 4
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)
01/10/2015
Interviews conducted last year for first year positions: 10
How many new trainees do you intend to recruit next year?:

Please contact this program for details 2

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Additional Application Information:

Connection to Northeast/Northern New York preferred.

   
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 0%
*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
Block    
   
 
 
 
OGME 2
Block    
   
 
 
 
OGME 3
Block    
   
 
 
 
OGME 4
    N/A
   
 
 
 
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:
8
 
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
OGME 4
0
0
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 Bastien

830 Washington Street

Watertown, NY 13601

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

Email: dbastien@shsny.com

General Comments
This is an Internal Medicine program designed for students who prefer the mentorship model. Instruction is uniquely provided in a one-on-one format for optimal integration over the term of study. Located in the beautiful Thousand Islands Region of New York State, this is an excellent program for those seeking an Internal Medicine Residency as part of an enthusiastic training team.