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Affiliated Programs

Most training programs accept students from any accredited medical college. If you are interested in a core rotation or an elective at any affiliated institution, and your college permits such a choice, contact the medical education coordinator at the site(s) where you wish to schedule your clerkship(s).

All of the KPCOM affiliated programs are listed below. If you have questions, wish to arrange a visit, or wish to be considered for a training positions contact the director of medical education at the particular training program that interests you.

Member Institutions

Broward Health Medical Center

1600 South Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Phone: (954) 468-5201 | Fax: (954) 712-2996


Designated Institutional Officer: Patricia Rowe-King, M.D.


Postgraduate Programs: 

  • Residencies:
    • Dermatology
      • PD: Carlos H. Nousari, M.D.
    • Family Medicine
      • PD: Tye Barber, D.O.
    • Internal Medicine
      • PD: Cristina Savu, D.O.
    • Orthopedic Surgery
      • PD: Joel L. Rush, D.O.
    • Pediatrics
      • PD: Patricia Rowe-King, M.D.
    • Traditional Rotating Internship
      • PD: Rajiv R. Chokshi, M.D.
    • Fellowships:
      • Cardiology
        • PD: Arnoux Blanchard, M.D.
      • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
        • PD: Neil Miransky, D.O.

Piedmont Columbus Regional Health-Midtown Medical Center

1900 10th Avenue, Suite 100, Columbus, Georgia 31901

Phone: (706) 571-1430 | Fax: (706) 571-1604


Director of Medical Education / Program Director: John R. Bucholtz, DO

Midtown Medical Center is a modern, 413-bed tertiary care facility that provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services. Over its 150 year history, Midtown Medical Center has emerged as a leading provider of medical care in the West Central Georgia region surrounding Columbus. Midtown Medical Center is operated as part of the Columbus Regional Healthcare System.  Because of its affiliation, many healthcare resources are available to rural areas surrounding Columbus. 

In addition to Midtown Medical Center, the Regional system is comprised of several primary not-for-profit community service corporations that include ambulatory care facilities, a foundation, the John B. Amos Cancer Center and a growing physician network. As the only physician training program, our Family Medicine residents receive tremendous hands-on experiences.. Our dually accredited Family Medicine residency program received AOA approval in 2009.

Through the opportunities created by a diverse regional healthcare system, Midtown Medical Center has developed into one of the best equipped, staffed and administered hospitals in the Southeast. Many services are offered here that are provided nowhere else in the region:

  • Regional Level 2 trauma center, perinatal center and Level 3 high risk nursery for a 13-county area 
  • Largest regional provider of intensive care, with separate medical and surgical intensive care units totaling 32 ICU beds
  • Regional pediatric intensive care unit
  • Growing program of cardiovascular services and the area's only facility for pediatric cardiology  
  • The John B. Amos Cancer Center- a new multidisciplinary oncology facility
  • Sleep studies laboratory 

Postgraduate Program

Family Medicine Residency - approved for 36 total postgraduate intern and resident training slots.

  • Annual Stipend: 2016-2017
  • OGME1:          $51,000
  • OGME2:           $52,000
  • OGME3:        $53,000
  • Benefits: Health insurance, malpractice coverage; life insurance; meals on duty; lab coats, $250 book, $1500 CME allowance, Step 3 costs and Georgia license

Midtown Medical Center in Columbus, The Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and Floyd Medical Center in Rome are three Georgia osteopathic postgraduate training programs that partner with the Osteopathic Institute of the South and together provide comprehensive education and training.

Osteopathic Institute of the South

Barry A. Doublestein, DSL President

2037 Grayson Highway

Grayson, GA 30017

(800) 394-2495  

Postgraduate Programs: 

  • Residencies:
    • Family Medicine

Community Health of South Florida, Inc.

10300 S.W. 216 Street, Miami, FL 33190

Phone: (305) 253-5102

Designated Institutional Officer: St. Anthonty Amofah, MD

Postgraduate Programs: 

Floyd Medical Center

304 Shorter Avenue, Suite 201, Rome, GA 30165

Phone: (706) 509-3311 | Fax: (706) 292-4585


Program Director: Frank R. Don Diego, MD

Floyd Medical Center (Floyd) is a modern, 304-bed full service, acute care hospital and regional referral center, providing a full array of medical services and the latest technology to support centers of excellence. The Floyd family of health care services has been responding to the health care needs of Rome and surrounding communities in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama for over 60 years. Floyd is the County’s largest employer with over 2,500 staff members. More than 300 physicians cover more than 40 medical specialties, providing individualized personal attention to more than 200,000 patients each year.

Known throughout the 16-county area as the leader in emergency and trauma care, Floyd is a state-designated Level II Trauma Center. As the only hospital in Floyd County providing maternity services, Floyd offers the latest in family-centered care in the homelike setting of the labor, delivery, and recovery suites where more than 3,000 babies are born each year. Our

Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is the only one of its kind in Northwest Georgia. The

Pediatric Specialties Unit is the only dedicated pediatric inpatient unit in the area. Floyd offers a full complement of diagnostic and treatment technologies.

Postgraduate Program

This dually-accredited program has nine AOA approved positions and a total of twenty-four residency training positions. There are no competing residencies in this friendly, supportive atmosphere, which means you see it all and you do it all. The residents are exposed to the full spectrum of family medicine through our diverse patient population. The electives offer our residents the opportunity to explore a variety of subspecialties.


Internship: $51,000

OGME2: $52,000

OGME3: $53,000

Transition Allowance: $3,000


Health, dental, and vision insurance paid for residents and their families; life insurance provided to residents equal to two times annual salary; spouse and dependent life insurance coverage available; malpractice coverage for program related activities; disability insurance available, 30

days leave per year; book and CME allowance; paid orientation; free lab coats and laundering; free on-duty meals; free onsite exercise center; free physician parking; snacks and drinks provided in resident lounge; BLS, ACLS and PALS provided; smartphone allowance; electronic medical records; health and wellness program; allowance for Step 3/Level 3, State license and


Program information:

Kathy Kean, Physician Recruiter, 304 Shorter Avenue, Suite 201, Rome, GA, 30165

Phone (706) 509-3965, Fax (706) 292-4585, Email

The Medical Center in Columbus, The Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, and Floyd Medical Center in Rome are three Georgia osteopathic postgraduate training programs that partner with the Osteopathic Institute of the South and together provide comprehensive education and training.

Osteopathic Institute of the South

Barry A. Doublestein, DSL President

2037 Grayson Highway

Grayson, GA 30017

(800) 394-2495

Postgraduate Programs: 

  • Residencies:
    • Family Medicine

Houston Healthcare System

1601 Watson Bivd., Warner Robins, Georga 31093

Phone: (478) 975-6867 | Fax: (407) 303-8659


Director of Medical Education / Program Director: La Toya Jackson, DO, MS

Postgraduate Programs: 

Lakeland Regional Health Center

1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33805

Phone: (863) 687-1100


Designated Institutional Official (DIO): Nancy Finnigan, DO

Postgraduate Programs: 

Lakeside Medical Center

39200 Hooker Highway, Belle Glade, FL  33430

Phone: (561) 996-6571 ext. 8220 | Fax: (561) 996-8930


Director of Medical Education / Program Director: Jennifer Dorce-Medard, DO

Located in rural western Palm Beach County, 70 bed Lakeside Medical Center offers a Family Medicine residency program based in a community setting. Lakeside offers the following services:

  • Women’s Health - 6 labor and delivery rooms and 10 postpartum rooms
  • Emergency Care - 17 emergency room treatment areas and 3 fast-track exam areas
  • Critical Care - 6 private, spacious Intensive Care Unit rooms
  • Surgery – 1,701 square feet of well-equipped, efficient surgical space
  • All private rooms - 70 single-occupancy inpatient rooms with additional family-friendly consultation rooms

Family Medicine residents will receive continuity of care experience at several community clinic locations including the Lakeside Medical Center physician practices, Brumback Center and the Florida Community Health Centers.

Postgraduate Program

Family Medicine Residency approved for 15 postgraduate Family Medicine Residency Positions. The internship year has been integrated into the residency program. The Family Medicine Residency Program, is a three year (PGY-1 to PGY-3) program in Family Medicine. The application process is through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

General Information for Residency Programs


Annual Stipend

  • PGY 1: $43,000
  • PGY 2: $45,000
  • PGY 3: $47,000


Health insurance, dental insurance, malpractice insurance with tail coverage, lab coats..


Per Hospital policy.

Postgraduate Programs: 

  • Residencies:
    • Family Medicine

Larkin Community Hospital

South Miami Campus, 7000 SW 62nd Ave., Suite 401, South Miami, FL 33143

Phone: (305) 284-7761

Palm Springs Campus (Hialeah), 1475 W. 49th Place, Hialeah, FL 33012

Phone: (305) 558-2500


4300 Alton Road, Warner 5, Miami Beach, FL 33140

Phone: (662) 293-7686


Director of Medical Education: Robert Goldszer, MD

Postgraduate Programs: 

Nicklaus Children's Hospital

3100 SW 62nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33155

Phone: (305) 666-6511

Designated Institutional Official: Rani Gereige MD, MPH

Postgraduate Programs: 

  • Residencies:

Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

3200 South University Drive, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328

Phone: (954) 262-1499 | Fax: (954) 262-1475

Designated Institutional Officer: Janet Hamstra, Ed.D. 

Bay Pines Psychiatry Residency Program Director: Alina Gonzalez-Mayo, M.D.

Orlando Psychiatry Residency Program Director: Jose Torres-Miranda, M.D.

Correctional Medicine Fellowship Program Director: John May, M.D.

Sports Medicine Fellowship Program Director: Alessandra Posey, D.O.

The Psychiatry Residency is a four-year program and is the first corrections-based osteopathic psychiatry residency program in the nation. To meet the mental health needs of all offenders, they have several levels of care, including outpatient and four levels of inpatient care: crisis stabilization, transitional care, infirmary care and the Correctional Mental Health Institute (court-ordered inpatient treatment). The curriculum also allows for external rotations in child and adolescent psychiatry as well as substance abuse treatment.

The Correctional Medicine Fellowship is a one-year program leading to board eligibility for AOA board certification in Correctional Medicine The fellowship is open to any physician (M.D. or D.O.) either currently in correctional medicine or desiring to be in correctional medicine. The fellowship training includes inpatient/outpatient supervised clinical experience in acute and chronic settings in jails/prisons, medicolegal experiences and responsibilities, quality management and review, and mortality review management and control.

The Sports Medicine Fellowship is a one-year program that leads to a certificate of added qualification (CAQ) in sports medicine by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Candidates for this fellowship/subspecialty residency may enter after completion of an AOA approved residency in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Preventive Medicine, or Emergency Medicine. Certification is granted through the primary certifying board. This is a dynamic fellowship/subspecialty residency that provides an outpatient education in PM&R, OMM and Orthopedic Surgery. Rotations are also completed in Pediatrics, the Differently Abled Athlete, and Internal Medicine.  Time is also allotted to concentrate on other Sports Medicine related areas in which a fellow would like to focus. Fellows will participate in an active Sports Medicine outpatient clinic at NSU and provide medical coverage for NSU NCAA Division II sports and North Broward High School District sports. They will also provide event coverage for various teams and tournaments throughout the year. Fellows will also have exposure to professional and semi-professional athletic teams, Special Olympics, and mass events.


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Postgraduate Programs: 

  • Residencies:
    • Psychiatry
  • Fellowships
    • Correctional Medicine
    • Sports Medicine

Palmetto General Hospital

2001 W 68th St, Suite 202 Hialeah, FL  33016

Phone: (305) 364-2107 | Fax: (305) 822-8347


Clinical Assistant Dean: Victor Jaffe, DO

Palmetto General Hospital is a 360-bed full service acute-care facility in Hialeah (greater Miami) providing a broad range of services that includes medical/surgical, cardiac catheterization, cardiopulmonary, pediatrics, obstetrics, outpatient surgery, psychiatric, lithotripsy, and radiation therapy. Specialty units include neonatal intensive care, coronary care, intensive care, and surgical intensive care. Treatment centers include the Wound Management Center and the Oncology Treatment Center. Palmetto General is the site of an affiliated rotating internship, Family Medicine residency, and an Internal Medicine residency. In addition, Palmetto General Hospital is approved to train 40 third-year and fourth year NSU-COM students.

Postgraduate Programs: 

St. Vincent’s Medical Center

2627 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL  32204-4712

Phone: (904) 308-7374, #2 | Fax: (904) 308-2998


Designated Institutional Official: Damian McFarlane, MBA

St. Vincent's Medical Center is a 528-bed acute care community hospital on the banks of the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, FL. The Family Medicine Residency Program was established in 1972 as an ACGME accredited program, and has over 327 graduates. While maintaining our ACGME accreditation, we received AOA accreditation of the Family Medicine Residency in 2006.

There are 15 full-time Faculty in Family Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, and Behavioral Science. Completed in October 2004, the 30,000 square foot Family Medicine Center houses the residency program where both faculty and residents provide care to their own panel of patients. Laboratory, radiology and surgical facilities, 40 patient exam rooms, conference rooms, along with faculty and resident offices are designed for excellence in patient care and resident education.

Postgraduate Program:

Family Medicine Residency – 12 positions (AOA)*

Family Medicine Residency – 30 positions (ACGME)*

Annual Stipend:

  • PGY I: $50,000
  • PGY II: $51,500
  • PGY III: $54,000


Life, Health, Dental, Eye, and Malpractice insurance, Long and Short term disability, and AD&D insurance available, Pension options, lab coats, CME allowance, moving allowance up to $1,000, USMLE/COMLEX Step 3 paid, Medical license fee for one state license covered, and Board Certification exam fees.

Postgraduate Programs: 

  • Residencies:
    • Family Medicine
      • PD: David McInnes, MD, MSEd
      • Osteopathic PD: Terrence Soldo, DO

Wellington Regional Medical Center

10101 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington, FL 33414

Phone: (561) 798-8504

Designated Institutional Official: Hamid R Feiz MD, MBA

Postgraduate Programs: 

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