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Training Programs

Most CEME training programs accept students from any accredited medical college. If you are interested in a core rotation or an elective at any CEME 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 CEME postgraduate training 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.

CEME Member Institutions

Adventhealth East Orlando

7975 Lake Underhill Road, Suite 200, Orlando, Florida 32822

Phone: (407) 303-8683 | Fax: (407) 303-8659


Designated Institutional Officer: Joseph D. Portoghese, M.D.

Postgraduate Programs: 

Medical College of Georgia

1120 15th Street, HB 3020, Augusta, GA  30912

Phone: (706) 721-3157 | Fax: (706) 721-6123


Director of Medical Education / Program Director: Julie L. Dahl-Smith, DO

The Family Medicine Residency Program at GHSU - Medical College of Georgia is approved for 24 residency training slots. Our primary mission is to provide quality postdoctoral Family Medicine education in order to produce an appropriate supply of well-trained osteopathic physicians dedicated to life-long learning and the practice of osteopathic philosophy and manipulative medicine.

Our osteopathic program offers:

  • Osteopathic clinics in our Family Medicine Center with hands on treatment for patients with access to modern osteopathic equipment.
  • Monthly osteopathic conferences and lectures.
  • In-house osteopathic teaching resources.
  • Organized osteopathic training in the application of osteopathic principles and practice.
  • Osteopathic memberships paid by the department.
  • Patient care in a family medicine environment through continuity of didactic and clinical experiences.

Medicine is an integral part of the GHSU – Medical College of Georgia and the patients we serve, and the students and residents we teach are critical to the overall education, research and service goals of the entire institution. If you have further questions regarding our osteopathic training program, please contact our office.

Total Salary/Benefit Package: 

  • OGME-1 - $48,645
  • OGME-2 - $50,503
  • OGME-3 - $52,745

Benefits Provided:

Health, Dental, Life and Malpractice insurance are available. Moving allowance, Scrubs, Lab Coats, Travel Funds, Resident Retreats, Book Funds COMLEX III, Boards, Licensing fees, Annual Osteopathic dues and much more.


Founded in 1828, GHSU - Medical College of Georgia in Augusta is the health sciences University of the University System of Georgia. The School of Medicine is among the oldest existing medical schools in the United States. GHSU - MCG has nearly 2,000 students in five schools: medicine, dentistry, graduate studies, allied health sciences and nursing, as well as about 400 residents and fellows in medicine and dentistry and nearly 90 postdoctoral fellows.

A vital source of GHSU’s/MCG's program is the 520 bed GHSU - Medical College of Georgia Hospital, the MCG Children's Medical Center and over 80 clinics.  GHSU - MCG Hospital and Clinics is the major referral center for the state; patients come to Augusta from throughout

Georgia, every other state and numerous foreign countries because of GHSU - MCG's rising reputation for the care of complex and difficult diseases. The 220,000-square-foot, 96-bed children's Medical Center, contiguous with GHSU - MCG Hospital, provides a full range of services to children and adolescents.

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

Aventura Hospital & Medical Center

20900 Biscayne Blvd Aventura, FL 33180

Phone: (305) 682-7000 | Fax: (305) 682-5250


Designated Institutional Officer: Ravi Kallur, PhD, MPA


Postgraduate Programs: 

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: 

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: 

Florida Department of Health - Palm Beach County

800 Clematis Street, 2nd Floor, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: (561) 837-5168 | Fax: (561) 837-5083


Designated Institutional Official: Merlene Ramnon, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN

Postgraduate Program: 

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: 

Kendall Regional Medical Center

11750 SW 40th Street, Miami, Florida 33175

Phone: 305-480-6602  | Fax: (305) 485-2962


Designated Institutional Officer: Ravi Kallur, PhD, MPA

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

Largo Medical Center

201 14th Street SW, Largo, FL  33770

Phone: (727) 588-5704| Fax: (727) 585-7205


Director of Osteopathic Medical Education: Anthony N. Ottaviani, D.O., M.P.H., FACOI, FACCP

Largo Medical Center, a member of the HCA West Florida Division, is a 456-bed acute care hospital located in Largo, Florida. The hospital serves as the West Coast Academic Center of NSU-COM and has affiliations with University of South Florida, Bay Pines Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Dayton Children’s Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio, and University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Largo Medical Center earned Statutory Teaching Hospital designation in August 2010.

It offers, jointly with NSU-COM, an accredited traditional rotating internship program, 7 residency programs, and 5 fellowship programs. The residency programs are in Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Psychiatry. Largo Medical Center also offers five fellowship subspecialty-training programs in Cardiology, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary/Critical Care and Interventional Cardiology – all five programs being offshoots of the Internal Medicine Residency program. In addition, Largo Medical Center is approved to train 24 third-year and fourth year NSU-COM students.


  • Comprehensive stipend
  • Professional
  • Liability Insurance 
  • Medical / Dental / Life Insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Scrubs 
  • Lab Coats 
  • Meal Stipend provided while on duty
  • 24 hour access to Medical Library and Internet
  • Registration fee for unlicensed physicians
  • Registration fee for Part III of the National Board
  • Registration fee for ACLS Course
  • AOA Dues

Postgraduate Programs: 

Magnolia Regional Health Center

611 Alcorn Dr, Corinth, MS  38834

Phone: (662) 293-7686 | Fax: (662) 293-4347


Director of Osteopathic Medical Education: Gena Lindsey, RN, C-TAGME

Magnolia Regional Health Center is a 200 bed acute care facility with inpatient psychiatric unit, a level 3 trauma center designation, provided care for more than 32,000 ER patient visits  and an estimated 6,500 surgical procedures (inpatient and outpatient), including CV surgical procedures.  We are the largest employer in Alcorn County.

Our Departmental MISSION is to produce skilled, competent, ethical, compassionate physicians through an academically rigorous training program as it relates to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, while utilizing osteopathic principles centering on treating the whole person.


Our program provides a structured didactic and rotational calendar. The evidence-based, hands on approach to medical training and education are fully supported by administration, teaching faculty and hospital staff.  Magnolia provides a competitive benefit package and loan repayment program with an additional stipend for residents who would like to stay in the area after completion of residency training. Our Internal Medicine residency is approved for 18 spots and we take 6 residents per year.  Visiting OMS III and OMS IV students are accepted for specific rotations, along with our core site students. The graduate medical education programs at MRHC prepare trainees for a variety of practice opportunities and/or subspecialty training.  Our ambulatory resident clinic serves all payor sources.  Residents have approximately eight patients per ½ day per week and clinic patients admitted to the hospital are followed by the residency service.  Continuity clinic training begins in the first year of residency. Call—the frequency of call is 1 in 6 for interns along with the utilization of a Night Float rotation for our upper level residents.   Please do not hesitate to call if you have specific questions. We began our cardiology fellowship program July 2012 with two fellows and anticipate taking two each year.  Please contact the GME office if you have further interest in our fellowship.


Magnolia Regional Health Center is located in the Northeast corner of Mississippi.  We are the only AOA/ACOI approved Internal Medicine Residency in the state.  Considered the “Crossroads of the South”, Corinth provides easy access to Memphis, Nashville, Birmingham and Jackson.  This city with low property taxes, low crime rate, award winning schools and the honorable designation of a Mississippi Certified Retirement City, has a mild climate that allows for year-round activities for all ages


We are minutes away from beautiful Pickwick Lake, State/National/Military Parks with museums rich in Civil War History, multiple golf courses and symphony/theatre productions.  Our city attracts people from all walks of life and is complemented with a peaceful and natural landscape.

Postgraduate Program:

Internal Medicine Residency Program is approved for 18 resident training slots. Fourth-year medical students apply to the program through ERAS and are selected through the National Matching Service. For program information, please call 662-293-7686

General Information for IM Residency Program

 Annual Stipend

  • PGY 1: $41,000
  • PGY 2: $43,000
  • PGY 3: $45,000


Health insurance, life insurance, vision/dental insurance (optional), malpractice insurance, lab coats 1/2/3, Loan repayment/Stipend program, PTO days, free meals, disability, retirement plan, wellness center, electronic device, out of town rotation expense.


  • PGY 1 is entitled to 14 calendar days plus 4 educational days.
  • PGY 2 and 3 are entitled to 21 calendar days plus 6 educational days a year

Postgraduate Programs: 


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, EdD 

Psychiatry Residency Program Director: Paul Deci, M.D.

Correctional Medicine Fellowship Program Director: Dianne Rechtine, MD

Sports Medicine Fellowship Program Director: Elaine M. Wallace, DO


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 two-year fellowship leading to board certification. The fellowship is open to any physician (M.D. or D.O.) either currently in correctional medicine or desiring to be in correctional medicine. Because of the program’s uniqueness, the fellowship stipend plus other payments put the pay scale at the entry level of a correctional physician in the public sector. The fellowship 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. There is also time allotted to concentrate on other Sports Medicine related areas in which a resident would like to focus. Residents will participate in an active Sports Medicine outpatient clinic at NSU. They will also provide medical coverage for the NSU NCAA Division II sports and North Broward High School District sports. They will provide event coverage for various teams and tournaments throughout the year. Residents 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

Palm Beach Consortium for Graduate Medical Education

2201 45th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Phone: (954) 767-5795

Designated Institutional Official: Ravi Kallur, PhD, MPA

Palms West Hospital

  • Pediatrics
    • PD: Anthony Pearson-Shaver, MD, MHSA

St. Lucie Medical Center

University Hospital and Medical Center

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: 

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point

14000 Fivay Road Hudson, FL 34667

Phone: (727) 819-2966 | Fax: (727) 697-6215


Director of Osteopathic Medical Education: Steven M. Strobbe, DO

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
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