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Program Advantages

As a Family Medicine Resident at Summa Health System – Barberton Campus, you will have the opportunity to see more patients and participate in more procedures than you would at larger teaching hospitals. The reason is simple. Family medicine is the sole residency focus at our 300+ bed community hospital, so you compete with no other specialties for patient care opportunities. The result is a family medicine residency experience with richness and diversity that are rare anywhere in the country – and unique here in Northeast Ohio.

  • Fully approved, nationally recognized program with no competing residencies in other specialties
  • The latest technology in a community hospital setting
  • Great patient volume and diversity including OB, pediatrics and cardiology procedures
  • Eighteen residents (six per year)
  • Eight experienced full-time Family Medicine faculty members
  • Resident-controlled inpatient teaching service
  • Rural health, indigent care (voluntary free clinic at the medical school) and international health opportunities available
  • More than 150 graduates since 1982
  • An excellent pass rate on Family Medicine board examinations
  • Knowledgeable faculty with diverse interests
  • Flexibility in designing curriculum and electives
  • Variety of weekly workshops including POCUS, IUD placement, injections, etc.
  • Five months total pediatric experience
  • On-site simulation lab
  • A library with computer-assisted learning, a well-equipped laboratory and a convenient treatment room

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