As the birthplace of family medicine, Ohio long has recognized the importance of strong family medicine residency programs that prepare excellent family physicians to meet the challenges and ever-changing needs of patients. If you are considering the fun, diverse, and rewarding career of family medicine, consider our state’s many fine residency programs.
Ohio offers 38* family medicine residency programs with superior facilities and progressive clinical environments. While varied in format, each provides consistently, high quality training with dedicated faculty and resident staffs. Our residency programs are organized as affiliated networks around each of our medical schools and benefit by sharing diverse resources. There is wonderful collaboration and innovative faculty development within these networks. Ohio is fortunate to have strong departments of family medicine representing our specialty in each medical school. Ohio programs also benefit from the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians, which plays an important role in supporting residency education and encourages resident involvement in OAFP business through board and committee participation.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) publishes a Directory of Family Medicine Residency Programs that lists each family medicine residency program in the United States accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The directory covers many topics in detail including faculty, staff, administration, accreditation, size, and salaries.
We hope the program summaries below, provided by each respective residency program, stimulate your curiosity and prompt you to come and explore our many outstanding programs.
And, as you begin the process of discovering the best residency for you and preparing for the match process, check out the resources on the AAFP website.
Adena Family Medicine Residency Program (1)
272 Hospital Rd.
Chillicothe, OH 45601
The Adena Family Medicine Residency Program is committed to being the leader in our region by providing compassionate, high quality (safe, efficient, effective, patient-centered, equitable, and timely) evidence-based care. We are dedicated to educating residents in a socially responsible and culturally appropriate way. We strive to meet the health care needs of Ross County and the surrounding communities we serve by promoting well-being and health education.
The Adena Family Medicine Residency Program is located in Chillicothe, OH, is fully accredited by the ACGME, and open to accepting five residents per year.
For specific program descriptions, including salary, benefits, and background information, please visit the residency’s website directly or use the AAFP’s residency information guide.
Aultman Family Medicine Residency Program (3)
2600 Seventh St. SW
Canton, OH 44710
The Aultman Family Medicine Residency Program (Aultman) is committed to fulfilling the need for primary care physicians trained to practice in any setting. Our program is the ideal setting for the resident who desires broad-based training coupled with a focus on treating patients and their families.
Aultman is located in beautiful Canton, OH. Aultman Hospital has served Stark County and four surrounding counties since 1892 and is the largest hospital in the county. Aultman Hospital has received numerous awards and national recognition, including the distinction of Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and, most recently, Top 1,000 Hospitals in the World.
We care for patients in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). We offer a comprehensive education emphasizing the management and treatment of common problems encountered by family physicians. An emphasis is placed on treating the whole patient, as well as their families, on an ongoing basis. Our residents are also skilled in performing TeleHealth visits, nursing home visits, and home visits. The program offers a supportive environment with a well-rounded faculty.
Our residents graduate with a strong medical knowledge base. In fact, we have a 100% Board pass rate over the last nine years and the highest five-year average Board score in the state of Ohio!
Throughout residency, the importance of disease prevention is stressed. As a resident at Aultman, you will experience an individualized curriculum created to meet your specific interests. Most residents choose to practice medicine in the outpatient setting; however several residents have gone on to fellowships, including addiction medicine, sleep medicine, hospitalist medicine, palliative care, geriatrics, and sports medicine.
Our associations with the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUHCOM) allow our residents access to valuable resources to further enhance their knowledge base.
Aultman is accredited by the ACGME. The program was awarded the maximum accreditation at our last site visit. The program’s next evaluation will be in 2022 under the Next Accreditation System.
For specific program descriptions, including salary, benefits, and background information, please visit the residency’s website directly or use the AAFP’s residency information guide.
Bethesda Hospital Family Medicine Residency (4)
1775 Lexington Ave., Ste. 100
Cincinnati, OH 45212
The Bethesda Hospital Family Medicine Residency in Cincinnati was established in 1987. Bethesda is a large community hospital with a full range of primary care and sub-specialty physicians.
Our broad-based educational experiences are designed to produce physicians with excellent skills in the comprehensive care of individuals and the family.
The Bethesda Family Medicine Center (BFM) is a state of the art facility built in 2015 and is located on the Xavier University campus in Cincinnati. The residents and faculty serve a diverse population, practicing full-spectrum family medicine and sports medicine. Our office has a large pediatric population, 31% of our visits at BFM are pediatric. The large faculty is composed of 10 physicians with diverse fellowship training in sports medicine, endocrinology, medical education, epidemiology, behavioral health, and obesity medicine as well as family medicine. The program has seven residents per year, in addition to two sports medicine fellows and a safety & quality fellow.
Our pediatric training is very unique because our residents spend 6 months at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center (CCHMC), The CCHMC is the second largest pediatric training facility in the country, taking approximately 70 interns per year. Our residents do two months on the general admitting floors, as a well as rotations in the pediatric emergency room, outpatient clinics, and pediatric orthopedics.
The program supports two international trips per year, one to Guatemala and one to Belize. The program pays for the trip. Approximately 50% of the residents during a three year period will go on an international trip.
We welcome fourth year rotations from all medical schools. We want students to come and see and experience the unique and fun environment at BFM.
For specific program descriptions, including salary, benefits, and background information, please visit the residency’s website directly or use the AAFP’s residency information guide.
Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center (5)
Family Medicine Residency Program
11100 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106
This program is the primary affiliate of the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine and is based at the University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC). UHCMC is dedicated to the vision of being a regional leader in providing high quality, compassionate and cost-effective health care, including the full spectrum of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment while enhancing its status as a nationally recognized academic health center. Training occurs at both UHCMC and its affiliated community inpatient and outpatient facilities in the University Hospital Health System (UHHS), affording resident physicians exposure to cutting edge technology and faculty in a tertiary academic setting with complementary community-based training.
During their residency training, residents may expand their skills and experience in global health, sports medicine, addiction medicine, and and public health/preventive medicine. Faculty members have added training/qualifications/interest in sports medicine, osteopathic manipulation, psychiatry, OB/women’s health, genetics, addiction medicine, public health/preventive medicine, research, hospital medicine, adolescent medicine, HIV medicine, geriatrics, and medical informatics. Available fellowship opportunities within the department include OB, women’s health, academic medicine, and public health/preventive medicine and within the UHHS include sports medicine, geriatrics, and sleep medicine. We also have an online integrative medicine curriculum that residents can choose to participate in throughout their residency.
Our first-year class enrolls eight residents per year. Our graduates establish successful careers in academic, urban, and suburban family practices. The program offers one combined family medicine/preventive medicine resident slot per year. This resident completes the three years of family medicine training and an additional year of preventive medicine training, earning an MPH degree upon completing the combined residency.
Interested candidates should apply through ERAS.
Cleveland Clinic Akron General Family Medicine Residency Program (2)
1 Akron General Ave.
ACC Building, 2nd Fl
Akron, OH 44307
The Family Medicine Residency Program at Cleveland Clinic Akron General was established in 1971, one of the first in Ohio. Proud tradition and forward thinking vision combine to provide an educational center of excellence known for compassionate, state-of-the-art medical care. A broad family medicine curriculum places additional emphasis on ambulatory care, inpatient care, procedural medicine, pharmacology, and behavioral education. The ever-changing business of medicine is stressed with a two-week block rotation in addition to an advanced longitudinal approach to practice management. Dynamic faculty members are committed to teaching medical students and residents to prepare for future practice. We employ high tech educational technology feature a well-developed global health curriculum with academic credit available for recent missions to Guatemala and Peru.
Our geriatrics curriculum is enhanced by the continuity of care at a local multi-level care community.
A partnership between Cleveland Clinic and Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUHCOM) – Cleveland formed the Transformative Care Continuum (TCC) Program. This is physician education transformed thru a focus on population health. The TCC Program is an accelerated 3+3, competency based curriculum that prepares medical students for careers in family medicine through a continuous experience from medical school through residency and beyond.
When you join our family, we focus on identifying your specific goals and work to ensure your path to success. We have 100% fellowship placement (sports medicine, OB, and more) and graduates the last 13+ years have a 100% first-time-take board passage rate. Cleveland Clinic Akron General has been named one of the best hospitals in multiple U.S. News and World Report’s publications of America’s Best Hospitals. Being a Cleveland Clinic hospital further enhances our educational opportunities, quality improvement, and clinical excellence.
Akron offers diverse cultural and recreational amenities including Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, and the E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Center. Strong community support for family medicine, combined with the arts and recreation, make Akron an attractive place to work and live.
Cleveland Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program at Lakewood Family Health Center (6)
14601 Detroit Ave.
Lakewood, OH 44107
The residents of the Cleveland Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program are located at the Lakewood Family Health Center (FHC) for their outpatient experience and at Fairview Hospital/Cleveland Clinic, just 15 minutes away from Lakewood FHC, for their inpatient experiences. As a full service community hospital, Fairview offers family medicine residents the opportunity to learn directly from experienced attending physicians and sub-specialists in a friendly, personalized environment. Residents provide continuing care for patients similar to those that they can expect to manage in their future careers as family physicians. They can also take advantage of selected rotations, the availability of sports medicine fellows, and family physicians as preceptors in the Center for Family Medicine.
At the same time, the educational resources of the Cleveland Clinic provides residents with the opportunity to learn “cutting-edge” medicine at one of the nations’ best-known referral centers.
Cleveland is a place on the go, nationally known for its culture, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, and its excellence in health care. Why not consider Cleveland and one of its top medical centers for your training in family medicine?
Doctors Hospital/OhioHealth Family Medicine Residency (7)
2030 Stringtown Rd., Ste. 300
Grove City, OH 43123-3993
With over 40 years since our establishment, Doctors Hospital Family Medicine Residency has continually transformed to meet the needs of our learners and our patients. We are a community medicine program affiliated with Doctors Hospital, a training site under the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) located just outside Columbus, OH.
Our program has an ambulatory focus with emphasis on delivering inclusive and quality healthcare for patients from urban, suburban, and rural areas. Training physicians have a longitudinal ambulatory experience at the office in Grove City, OH, with progressive responsibility for all aspects of patient care. Our clinical faculty and community preceptors offer a diverse panel of experience, and they share one common goal: to train well-rounded physicians.
- Residents from across the country bring unique perspectives and areas of knowledge to share with peers and faculty
- In-house behavioral and pharmacy services assist our training physicians in delivering equitable health, always taking into account healthcare disparities and social determinants of health
- Community medicine opportunities through a mobile unit, Wellness on Wheels, helps our trainees care for patients with more challenging demographics
- Practice management and business office rotations offer unique training for our residents to understand the operational side of medical practice
- Osteopathic concepts and curricula have allowed us a variety of resources to train osteopathic and allopathic trainees to apply OMT
- Areas of concentrations present a unique opportunity for our trainees to build their practice niche while in residency, including but not limited to pediatric medicine, obesity medicine, sports medicine, academic medicine, and women’s health
- Didactic schedules incorporate dedicated time for board review, personal development, professional development, as well as clinical and procedural skills
- A variety of educational resources including SonoSim ultrasound training software, Rosh Review, CoreCases for Family Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Pediatric modules complement didactic learning .
- Team physicians for national and Olympic sports teams
- Members of executive boards for local, state, and national medical organizations
- Owners of unique practice structures, including wellness-oriented healthcare, direct primary care, and sports medicine
- Residency and fellowship directors across the country
- Administrative leaders of hospitals and medical schools across the country.
Dublin Methodist Family Medicine Residency (8)
7450 Hospital Dr., Ste. 4500
Dublin, OH 43016
Transforming family medicine through wellness and innovation.
The Dublin Methodist Family Medicine Residency Program offers the most cutting edge, innovative training for the future of family medicine.
Located in scenic Dublin, OH, our young, vibrant community delivers abundant green space coupled with a dynamic community life. Dublin hosts many diverse cultural and recreational events including the Dublin Irish Festival, the Memorial Golf Tournament, and the Emerald City Quarter and Half Marathon. Check us out at www.dublinfamilymed.com.
- Ambulatory Focus – Continuity through daily office availability.
- Innovative Practice – Forward thinking models of practice including team based care, e-visits, in-office ultrasound, and the integration of osteopathic principles and practice.
- Junior Partners – Training in an atmosphere of integrity, inclusiveness, openness, and respect where learning takes place as part of a patient care team.
- Community-Centered Wellness – Resident health and wellness coaching with our certified wellness coach and dedicated wellness activities coupled with strategies to improve all aspects of wellness in your patients through program initiatives such as Reach out and Read for patients under age 5 and OhioHealth’s Wellness on Wheels.
- Collaborative Learner-Centered Curricula – OhioHealth’s system and community resources to prepare you for your model practice.
- Continuous Quality Improvement – Training to develop, implement, and lead quality improvement and patient safety initiatives within the context of interdisciplinary work teams.
- Focus on Resident Education – Each curriculum is built around specific educational objectives and are designed to develop competencies for successful practice.
- Lifelong Learning – Skills to stay on the forefront of the ever changing landscape of medicine.
- Lifestyle Medicine – Work alongside a board certified lifestyle medicine physician in our innovative practice setting.
- Osteopathic Recognition – A longitudinal 3-year curriculum designed for both MD and DO residents interested in providing OMT and OPP to patient care. Our “clinically oriented” series is designed to help learners apply Osteopathic medicine into real life clinical cases in the outpatient setting.
- Pediatrics – In addition to rotations at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, our program has a board certified pediatrician as part of our faculty providing advanced pediatric training, lactation consulting, and drawing younger patients to our practice.
- Practice Management – Learn from our team physician on all topics related to your future practice goals.
- Ultrasound Track – Learn and implement point of care ultrasound diagnostic skills and ultrasound guided procedures in the outpatient setting.
East Liverpool City Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program (9)
425 W 5th St.
East Liverpool, OH 43920
The East Liverpool City Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program is an ACGME-accredited, non-profit program that offers a 3 year residency for osteopathic and allopathic physicians. The program operates in compliance with the standards of the ACGME and is staffed by family physicians that truly enjoy teaching.
The program serves several counties, including patients from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Residents train in a family medicine clinic that is modeled for the 21st Century and work in a patient-centered medical home that uses electronic medical records and laptops to update patient records and order prescriptions. Residents also have office space to perform research and complete documentation.
Resident education and experience are focused on learning proper patient care that will also meet many career aspirations and development. Our physicians have created a positive environment for learning because they enjoy teaching residents and medical students. Furthermore, the program uses a night call system to provide coverage and weekend on call schedules rotate to enable more predictable schedules for residents.
Our objective is to make you the best physician possible upon completing your residency. You will gain experience through direct interaction with patients, didactic lectures, and combined internal medicine and family medicine presentations. Your patient care experience will include caring for patients with complex medical problems, giving sports physicals to local school athletes, visiting and caring for patients at assisted living facilities, and performing procedures in the residency clinic to improve patient health.
Interested candidates should apply through ERAS.
Fairfield Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program (10)
401 N. Ewing St.
Lancaster, OH 43130
Independent Community Hospital Offering State-of-the-Art Technology
Fairfield Medical Center, located in the fourth fastest-growing county in Ohio, is a 222-bed independent community hospital located about 25 minutes southeast of Columbus. We are the largest employer in Lancaster, as well as Fairfield County. Outside of the metro areas, we are the largest inpatient healthcare facility in the counties contiguous to Fairfield and in the remainder of the region, which extends south to the Ohio River. We offer state-of-the-art technology and our medical staff is made up of highly trained specialists in the areas of cardiovascular, cardiothoracic, oncology, orthopedics, pulmonary/critical care, rheumatology, neurology, general surgery, infectious disease, gastroenterology, urology, and many more. Our emergency department sees approximately 52,000 visits per year.
Explore Our Town
Lancaster and Fairfield counties offer unique attractions, festivals, special events, locally owned restaurants, and welcoming accommodations. Fairfield County is rich in history and offers covered bridges, historical sites, and museums. If you enjoy the outdoors, take time to explore our many county and city parks, nature preserves, seven area golf courses, and our 9.5 mile bike path. Located in Central Ohio, the city of Lancaster serves the medical, educational, and business center of more than 50,000 people. From historic neighborhoods to country properties, Lancaster and Fairfield counties offer a variety of residential areas for you to call “home.”
Family and Community Medicine Residency Program at Mercy Health-Anderson Hospital (36)
8000 Five Mile Rd., Ste. 105
Cincinnati, OH 45255
Mercy Health’s Family and Community Medicine Residency at Mercy Health Anderson Hospital in Cincinnati, OH, is an ACGME-accredited 3-year family medicine residency program accepting eight residents per year. We are a community-based family medicine residency program where our residents are respected as integral members of the medical staff.
Our program’s faculty has been selected based on their years of academic achievements and excellence in graduate medical education. With our combined knowledge, passion, attitude, and resilience, we created this exemplar program focused on evidence-based medicine, value-based care, life-long learning, diversity and inclusion, and scholarly production.
We are dedicated to preparing our residents to become highly sought after and respected physicians within the community that they choose to serve. We strive to prepare our residents to become successful family physicians who excel at practicing in a dynamic, rapidly changing health care environment.
We plan to graduate exceptionally confident and capable physicians with outstanding clinical experience, medical knowledge, procedural skills, respect, integrity, and passion for our profession. We are committed to providing our residents with the opportunities needed to achieve their highest expectations.
Wellness is on the forefront of our efforts to train capable and compassionate physician leaders. Our rotational opportunities and curriculum were developed to provide needed experiences for learning but designed to allow work-life balance and leadership to approach the future with resilience and mindfulness.
Our brand-new renovated office space on the campus of Mercy Anderson Hospital houses consolidated health care services for our patients and health care education for our professional learners.
- Educate and train future family physicians utilizing an innovative curriculum that emphasizes continuity of care across settings, population health, health equity, and advocacy for patients while delivering value-based and evidence-based care for a diverse patient population.
- Foster collaborations within the community through innovative educational programs, team-based care, bridging of disciplines, specialties, and practice environments to support the learner’s interests and produce scholarly activities.
- Encourage residents to develop the habit of critical appraisal, to regularly review the quality of care they provide, to evaluate and assimilate evidence from published literature, and to practice evidence-based medicine; preparing our graduates to become leaders in family medicine and to approach their medical practice with academic rigor.
- Commitment to innovation and continual quality improvement through developing residents into successful self-directed learners.
Firelands Regional Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program (11)
1111 Hayes Ave.
Sandusky, OH 44870
The Firelands Regional Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program is dedicated to developing physicians who are highly skilled and qualified to manage the many aspects of family medicine, including ambulatory care, preventive medicine, chronic disease management, inpatient medicine, office procedures, and practice management. Our residents are highly respected throughout the hospital and enjoy tremendous opportunities for hands-on learning. Many of our graduates have entered into fellowship training, and others have excelled in providing leadership in local, state, and national organizations.
Our three year curriculum fulfills the requirements of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), yet allows for flexibility to meet the educational needs of each resident. Though most inpatient rotations are at Firelands, residents also rotate through other local community hospitals, including Fisher-Titus Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital, and ProMedica Memorial Hospital. Our program has a robust didactic series which includes monthly Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) training sessions, hospital wide medical grand rounds, journal clubs, and weekly cancer conferences. Our monthly practice management series offers extensive training in the business aspects of medicine, including such topics as contract negotiation, medico-legal concerns, risk management, and billing and coding.
Ambulatory primary care training occurs at the well-equipped Family Health Services (FHS) clinic. Operating as a federally qualified health center (FQHC), FHS is committed to providing high-quality comprehensive primary and preventive health care services to patients without financial barriers. Residents see their own panel of patients in this modern facility — with PGY-1 residents working one half day per week, and PGY-2 and PGY-3 residents working three half days per week. Office procedures are emphasized, including osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), colposcopy, endometrial biopsy, joint injections, minor skin surgery, cryosurgery, point of care ultrasound (POCUS), dermascopy, and long acting reversible contraception (LARC). Residents receive opportunities to teach and mentor medical students who rotate through the clinic on their family medicine rotation.
Grandview Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program (12)
405 W. Grand Ave.
Dayton, OH 45405
The Family Medicine Residency Program at Grandview Medical Center is one that strives for educational excellence. Academic sessions are held each week on a rotating schedule to include lectures,Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) clinic, book review and case study, board review, evidence-based journal review, journal club, and resident forum.
At the Victor J. Cassano, Sr., Community Health Center, the family medicine residents serve as the primary care providers under direct supervision. The Victor J. Cassano Community Health Center opened in August 2003 and is one of the finest primary care teaching facilities in the profession. It offers unsurpassed technology, a superb teaching staff, an innovative curriculum, and a design to train osteopathic physicians as primary care leaders in their communities.
Grandview Medical Center is university affiliated with the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM). Flexibility in rotation selection can accommodate individual professional practice goals with diverse clinical opportunities from within the Grandview network as well as from outside rotations.
Grant Family Medicine Residency Program (13)
Medical Education Department
323 E. Town St., Ste. 100
Columbus, OH 43215
The mission statement at the Grant Family Medicine Residency Program is to train family medicine physicians who provide comprehensive, equitable, and innovative care for the community they serve.
Our office is located in downtown Columbus, OH, across the street from OhioHealth Grant Medical Center. Due to our accessible location and emphasis on inclusion, we have been able to create a vibrant, welcoming office that cares for our community and diverse patient population in an empowering and patient-centered way.
Residents experience a curriculum that is focused on comprehensive ambulatory care while maintaining an active hospital presence through our inpatient and obstetrics/newborn services. Our full-spectrum patient care allows for effective transitions of care, multidisciplinary care that focuses on social determinants of health, and advocacy for equitable policy change.
During their training, residents are given progressive responsibility and autonomy to ensure continuous growth paired with the support and wellness needed to succeed. Residents also have the opportunity to personalize their experience through an area of concentration, which include advocacy, faculty development, geriatrics, global health, HIV care, inpatient medicine, LGBTQ+ care, reproductive health, sports medicine, and urban underserved care. We also have addiction, geriatric, and hospitalist medicine fellowships available at Grant Medical Center.
Since our founding in 1971 as one of the first ACGME-approved programs, Grant Family Medicine has valued preparing compassionate, outstanding family medicine physicians who can meet the needs and assist in improving the health of their communities. Our network consists of more than 400 graduates and we look forward to continuing to grow and contribute to the community of family medicine physicians across the world.
Marshall Community Health Consortium's Holzer Family Medicine Residency Program (14)
100 Jackson Pike
Gallipolis, OH 45631
Marshall Community Health Consortium’s Family Medicine Residency Program at Holzer Health System in Gallipolis, OH, is a three-year residency (4-4-4) designed to produce family physicians who are dedicated to patient care.
Family medicine residents will be expected to provide comprehensive care to families at our outpatient locations, becoming an integral part of the healthcare delivery team in primary care. Residents’ duties include inpatient and ambulatory patient visits with attending oversight.
For over 100 year the Holzer name has been woven into the fabric of our community. Holzer is the largest, strongest healthcare system serving south central Ohio into West Virginia. Holzer Health System is a multi-discipline health care system of over 160 providers providing care in more than 30 areas of medical specialties.
- Two hospital locations:
- 266-bed facility at the main Gallipolis location
- 25-bed critical access hospital in Jackson, OH
- Continuity Resident Clinics in both Gallipolis and Jackson
Thirteen clinical rotation sites in Gallia, Jackson, Athens, Meigs, and Lawrence counties in Ohio, and in Mason County, WV.
If you are interested in learning more about the Holzer Family Medicine Residency Program, contact us today by calling 740.446.5739 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
McLaren St. Luke's Family Medicine Residency Program (23)
7045 Lighthouse Way
Perrysburg, OH 43551
We are an old program in a new space! Most of us have worked together at a former program that was in existence since 1974. At McLaren St. Luke’s, residents rotate in a 300 bed, state-of-the-art community-based medical center and interact with an accomplished residency faculty that includes a director, five full-time associate directors, and an inter-professional care team.
Our hospital is family medicine friendly and unopposed. Our team includes strong, osteopathic focused faculty, a full-time family medicine residency trained clinical pharmacist and pharmacy residency, a full-time behavioral scientist, a geriatric social worker, and allied health professionals.
We provide protected, peer-centric well-being time as part of your weekly curriculum. We are committed to helping our residents become the family physicians they wish to be. Former residents have differentiated into the full spectrum of family medicine from rural physicians who deliver babies to CEOs of accountable care organizations and physicians for a Big 10 team.
Our track programs focus on osteopathic medicine, sports medicine, academic medicine, rural health, and specialty areas as tailored to your interests.
Memorial Health System’s Family Medicine Residency Program (15)
401 Matthew St.
Marietta, OH 45750
Memorial Health’s Family Medicine Residency Program in Marietta, OH, has been established to train physicians to practice in a variety of settings, including rural and urban, with a community-based focus. The health system is large enough to have specialty coverage, but not so large that family medicine is overlooked. The faculty experience is broad and varied, and all the physicians are eager to share their insights and knowledge.
Throughout the three-year program, residents are actively taught practice management, leadership skills, and quality improvement processes, including “Six Sigma LEAN” training. Memorial Health System has adopted many quality measures and strives to be at the forefront of care in the Mid-Ohio Valley. This knowledge base is essential to the future of family medicine as we not only care for individuals, but also manage populations.
Our residency practice site is located in Belpre, OH, a short drive from Marietta. The Belpre Medical Complex offers new clinic facilities and includes a free-standing emergency department and a brand new, state of the art cancer center. Many of our specialist colleagues are seeing patients in the complex, thus allowing for procedural opportunities. We believe that patient-centered care is the cornerstone of patient satisfaction and we pride ourselves in providing a clinical learning atmosphere that fosters this philosophy.
For a specific program description, including salary, benefits, curriculum and FAQs, please visit the residency’s website directly or use the AAFP’s residency information guide.
Mercy Health St. Rita Medical Center's Family Medicine Residency Program (16)
770 W. Market St., Ste. 450
Lima, OH 45801
Mercy Health St. Rita Medical Center’s Family Medicine Residency Program is wholly committed to bringing high-quality health care to our communities and we are committed to sharing how we are able to do this. We have an exceptional team with extraordinary ability, professionalism, altruism, and skill. St. Rita’s Graduate Medical Education in family medicine strives to develop physicians with a passion for medicine based upon scientific evidence, superb clinical skills, and the ability to communicate well and listen to others. As a resident, you will experience a comprehensive education in family medicine with a leadership base and an outpatient focus. The St. Rita’s Family Medicine Residency Program is dedicated to educating the next generation of family physicians to provide high quality health care for all, and be leaders in health care delivery, medical education, research, and advocacy. St. Rita’s is a 6/6/6 program located in Lima, OH, situated just over a hour’s drive from major cities. With a population of 106,000 it’s a comfortable and inviting community with excellent schools and affordable housing. You’ll find an abundance of classic charm, eclectic boutiques, an engaging arts scene, and diverse dining. Lima parks, recreation, and forestry has 13 parks in the local area which include several acres of nature trails, bike paths, playgrounds, and shelter houses.
As the largest health care provider and largest employer in our 10-county region, St. Rita’s cares for nearly 200,000 patients each year. St. Rita’s is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health, the largest health care system in Ohio. Our high quality, comprehensive services include a heart and vascular institute; a cancer center; a neuroscience institute; orthopaedics; trauma and emergency; outpatient wound care and hyperbaric medicine; special care for mothers and babies; pediatrics; sports medicine; outpatient rehabilitation; men’s and women’s wellness; podiatric medicine; and surgery.
Our goal is to offer the best possible learning experience. It won’t take you long to feel “at home” here.
- The ability to train in a licensed, 424-bed regional medical center
- Medical staff of over 240
- Level 2 trauma center
- Cardiac surgery
- Neuroscience institute
- Interventional procedures
- Robotic surgery program
- The Epic CarePATH electronic medical record system, weight management, behavioral health services, home health care, and hospice.
- Competitive annual stipend and paid time off
- Direct deposit
- Flexible benefits plan
- Educational stipend
- Malpractice insurance
- Training certificate reimbursement
- Lab coats
- Annual meal allowance
- Free parking
- St. Rita’s Fitness Center free access 24/7
- Employee assistance program | LifeMatters®.
Mercy St. Elizabeth Youngstown Family Medicine Residency Program (22)
1053 Belmont Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44501
The Mercy St. Elizabeth Youngstown Family Medicine Residency Program is a 4-4-4 program located in the heart of Youngstown, OH, St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital is a tertiary care facility with a community hospital feel. We have a Level 1 Trauma Center and all specialties are well-represented. Our outpatient facility is located directly across the street from the hospital, making it convenient for residents to provide both inpatient and outpatient care to their continuity patients. The diverse population includes urban, suburban, and rural patients. Youngstown itself is a medium-sized city within several hours of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh. A low cost of living, little traffic, and multiple recreational opportunities make Youngstown a wonderful place to work. Many graduates choose to stay and practice in the area, and employment options are plentiful.
Residents learn in a safe environment, with adequate supervision and gradually increasing independence. They enjoy a favorable balance of work and free time, with most call taken from home. All aspects of family medicine are emphasized throughout the residency, so the typical graduate is well-prepared for any type of practice.
A well-trained, engaged faculty provides high quality educational and experiential exposure with individualized teaching to every resident.
- Great teaching staff in both family medicine and specialties
- Family-oriented, nurturing environment
- Excellent didactics curriculum, which includes procedure workshops in our simulation center
- Faculty with diverse interests and abilities
- Reasonable call schedules with well-balanced lifestyle and excellent benefits
- Strong commitment to education from the entire institution
- Opportunities to develop skills in office procedures
- Diverse patient population with many underserved patients
- Obstetric experiences including Centering Pregnancy
- Emphasis on patient education and preventive care
- Research and scholarly activity opportunities
- Opportunities to teach medical students
- Obtain medical school appointments.
If this sounds like the kind of residency for you, contact us at the number or email listed above. Individuals seeking senior level rotations are welcomed.
MetroHealth Family Medicine Residency Program (17)
MetroHealth Medical Center
2500 MetroHealth Dr.
Cleveland, OH 44109
The family medicine residency program at MetroHealth is characterized by diversity, excitement, and challenge. The mission of the family medicine department is to provide excellence in education as well as high quality, community-oriented, family-centered healthcare to all people. The department’s hospital and community faculty are not only skilled clinicians, but also serve as mentors and offer a stimulating and unique mix of interests. Our faculty represents leaders in geriatrics, obstetrics, family systems medicine, community-based medicine, and patient education. A multidisciplinary team approach to patient care is at the heart of our philosophy of residency training. The family medicine department strives to create an atmosphere where learning takes place in a supportive and collegial environment. Our residents leave with the confidence and understanding that they have the ability to manage a wide array of health concerns and conditions and a deep appreciation of the family and community systems that shape their patients’ lives.
Mount Carmel Family Medicine Residency Program (18)
477 Cooper Rd., Ste. 300
Westerville, OH 43081
Our mission statement is “Providing holistic patient care through innovative training of quality physicians in a supportive educational environment.”
The field of family medicine has always been fostered and strongly supported by the Mount Carmel Health System. As a leader in the field of primary care and tertiary medical care, Mount Carmel has provided a strong and academically based family medicine residency program since 1975. Our program has produced a diverse group of family physicians who are leaders in the medical field throughout Ohio and the United States. Our graduates practice in many diverse settings including rural, urban, suburban, federally qualified health centers, emergency rooms, urgent care, inpatient, and academics.
Our residents have also matched in a variety of fellowships including geriatrics, emergency medicine, and hospitalist.
The Family Medicine Center is a patient-centered medical home and has eight video observation rooms so resident skills can be evaluated in real-time and feedback given immediately. Formative feedback is also given on a daily basis through electronic reporting (Quick Notes). Additionally, we utilize our state-of-the-art simulation center on a monthly basis to enhance both medical decision making and procedural skills.
We emphasize community service by giving our residents opportunities to help underserved patients in the Columbus area while further developing their patient care skills. In addition, we encourage residents beginning in their intern year to participate in mission trips that are provided 1-2 times per year with supervision from our faculty.
All of our faculty are fellowship trained, knowledgeable, friendly, and approachable. Our faculty have presented at national conferences including the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Annual Meeting, the Society of Teachers for Family Medicine conferences, the Residency Program Solutions/Program Directors Workshop for Family Medicine, the Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators, the Association for Hospital Medical Education Institute, and the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors Accreditation Navigation Course. We also have representation on multiple national, regional, and local committees working to help move family medicine forward.
Our core values are reverence, commitment to those who are poor, justice, stewardship, integrity, compassion, and excellence.
O'Bleness Family Medicine Residency Program (35)
55 Hospital Dr.
Athens, OH 45701
The OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program is a 4-4-4 program located in scenic Athens, OH. Serving the rural populations of southeastern Ohio, O’Bleness Family Medicine is ideally positioned to take advantage of a deep partnership with Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and to tap into all the resources of OhioHealth.
The family medicine program is an integral part of the hospital’s patient care, and residents rotate in an “unopposed” setting on most hospital rotations. The program’s diverse patient population includes urban, suburban, and rural patients from surrounding counties and the university, and offers many opportunities not typically available in rural programs, including a specialty pediatric clinic, participation with collegiate sports, and integrated osteopathic musculoskeletal medicine. The hospital is very supportive of the residency and highly respectful of family medicine – a brand new family medicine practice was completed in January of 2021.
If you are looking for comprehensive training in a rural community hospital where you are treated as a member of the family, check out our website!
OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program (19)
697 Thomas Ln.
Columbus, OH 43214
The OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program is located at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH. We offer family medicine residents the acuity and variety of a large tertiary care center with an academic focus and medical school affiliations, while maintaining the relationships and presence of a community hospital. Residents participate in a robust inpatient medicine experience including adult inpatient care, night float, obstetric care, critical/surgical care. We provide a robust pediatric care experience, including a busy newborn nursery team, strong newborn and NICU experiences, and outpatient pediatric visit numbers well exceeding ACGME standards (the patient population of our Family Practice Center is more than 25% pediatric). Our on-site, standalone family practice center has nearly 20,000 patient visits per year for acute care; chronic care; and procedures including women’s health procedures (colposcopy, endometrial biopsy, IUD, Nexplanon), dermatology skin procedures, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and joint injections. Residents benefit from a large and experienced residency faculty with broad skill sets and areas of interest. They have advanced training in sports medicine, addiction medicine, public health, and leadership development. Several of our faculty hold leadership roles locally and present nationally on topics of physician well-being, diversity and inclusion, care of the underserved, and faculty development.
Riverside Family Medicine has an established tradition of excellence, and has been training family medicine leaders for more than 40 years. Scholarship, quality improvement, and leadership/communication skills are intentionally developed during each year of training. Strengths of our program include pediatric care, resident well-being, a culture of inclusion and finely tuned balance of high-quality inpatient and outpatient experiences. Our residents progress from a focus on inpatient care during intern year to broad outpatient experiences with home call as an upper-level resident. All residents receive intentional training in communication, learning styles, and the application of leadership skills. We have an onsite simulation center which provides robust simulation and just-in-time experiences, including virtual reality simulation, an OMT and POCUS curriculum, and practice sessions for those skills. All residents participate in community experiences, including rotational and longitudinal experiences on our Wellness on Wheels Primary Care mobile unit, and roles in our Food is Health program (an in-office food distribuion program providing free, fresh foods and nutritional education to our diabetic patients who experience food insecurity).
Our longitudinal scholarly activity and population health (SAPH) curricula gives all residents protected time and faculty guidance to complete population health projects that align with their interests and the needs of our patient population. An academic medicine elective is offered in which all residents learn key precepting, teaching, and publishing skills useful in a variety of practice settings. We intentionally maintain flexibility within every resident’s schedule and work to prepare each resident for whatever future they may consider. Upon graduation from the Riverside Family Medicine Residency, you will have the skillset and confidence to be a leader in the field of family medicine, wherever that road may lead you.
Soin Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program (20)
2145 N. Fairfield Rd. Ste. 100
Beavercreek, OH 45431
The Family Medicine Residency at Soin Medical Center is supported by Kettering’s extensive experience in training physicians for more than 50 years. This growing program, based at Indu and Raj Soin Medical Center, is a state-of-the-art campus that provides exceptional training opportunities, utilizing progressive curriculum and experienced faculty with a passion to help prepare the next generation of family physicians for success in an ever-changing health care environment.
We are excited to be collaborating with regional and national leaders in pediatric, OB, outpatient, inpatient, and sports medicine – giving our residents an excellent opportunity to learn from the best. Our program will also allow for away-rotations, opportunities for mission work, and hands-on procedure experience. Our program offers several areas of concentration including sports medicine, hospital medicine, maternity care, academic medicine, geriatric and palliative care, and rural medicine. This allows our residents to tailor their educational experience according to their desired future practice.
We recruit eight residents to our continuity clinic in Beavercreek, OH, and two residents to our new rural pathway based in Jamestown, OH.
If you’d like to further your training, Soin Family Medicine also offers two sports medicine fellowship position, two clinical informatics fellowship positions, and hospice and palliative care fellowship positions.
We would love the opportunity to share more details with you. Please contact Melissa Keller, the residency program administrator, if you have any further questions.
St. Elizabeth Boardman Family Medicine Residency Program (21)
8423 Market St., Ste. 101
Boardman, OH 44512
The St. Elizabeth Boardman Family Medicine Residency Program has been founded on the premise that excellence in medical care comes from quality of teaching, an intellectually stimulating environment, and an ample variety of clinical exposures. Our experienced faculty is ready to provide a challenging, but supportive, environment for residents to grow and gain essential skills. A graduate of this program will be ready to enter into any number of clinical opportunities and find himself or herself capable and comfortable.
- Behavioral health
- Emergency medicine
- Inpatient medicine
- Medical intensive care
- Medical specialties including cardiology, pulmonology, dermatology, and more
- Outpatient family medicine
- Sports medicine
- Surgical specialties
- Urgent care.
- A medical staff of 488 representing more than 40 specialties
- A caring staff of more than 1,000
- The ability to practice in a licensed, 248-bed regional hospital with 35 level 3 obstetrical beds, 12 labor and delivery beds, 19 Nursery, and and 25 NICU
- A bustling emergency department visited by 53,000 people with annual admission of more than 13,760
- Magnet recognition since 2011
- 92% physician satisfaction
- A comprehensive integrated electronic health record, Epic CarePATH.
- Competitive salary for residents
- Flexible benefits plan
- Malpractice insurance
- $1,000 moving allowance (with stipulation)
- Educational stipend
- Lab coat allowance
- Meal allowance
- Medical library
- BLS, ACLS, PALS
- On-site clinical simulation lab
St. Vincent Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program (24)
2200 Jefferson Ave.
Toledo, OH 43604
At Mercy, we believe in creating family physicians who take care of people and not just diseases; who take the time to know their patients and their families and are not caught in the mindset of the assembly line; and above all, who wish to be healers and not just physicians who can write a script or order yet another expensive test. The future will demand from us high-tech, high-touch and high quality, cost-effective care and family medicine truly will be the only specialty able to meet the needs of our patients in all healthcare settings.
Our Core Values
Integrity & Honesty
Being truthful, reliable and of strong moral character no matter what the situation or circumstances.
Dignity & Compassion
Caring for those around us by treating them with respect, mercy and empathy.
Recognizing and meeting the needs of our patients, learners and co-workers.
Continually striving to reach our highest level of education and performance and motivating those around us to do the same.
Unity & Teamwork
Working as a cohesive, harmonious unit as we pursue a singular vision.
Our purpose together at Mercy Health Family Medicine Program is to…
Educate residents to become caring, compassionate, competent family physicians; provide the highest quality patient care and education to the people we are privileged to serve; and continually improve through creativity, innovation and self-assessment.
Contact us to arrange a visit, senior elective, or interview. We would like to hear from you. We are accredited by the ACGME.
Summa Health System - Barberton Campus Family Medicine Residency Program (25)
155 Fifth St. NE
Barberton, OH 44203
The Family Medicine Residency Program at Summa Health System – Barberton Campus is an unopposed, family medicine only, program in a 310-bed community hospital. We are located in a small city 40 minutes south of Cleveland. Because we are the only residency in this hospital, the residents receive individualized, one-on-one teaching by our specialists. They also have more unrestricted access to procedures and deliveries. Our medicine rotations are primary care focused and run by the family medicine residents and family medicine attendings. Our clinic is staffed by seven faculty, a full-time behavioral scientist, as well as community preceptors. The faculty is diverse in experience and dedicated to teaching and making the residents’ experience as worthwhile as possible. The residents perform pediatric rotations at nearby Akron Children’s Hospital.
The residents receive many benefits including a meal stipend, free parking, private call rooms, competitive salary, health insurance, and memberships to the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
The Summa Barberton Hospital offers a full spectrum care with a large variety of specialists. The hospital is very supportive of the residency and highly respectful of family medicine.
This residency is a great place to work and learn. We encourage you to look at our website and contact us for more information.
Summa Health System - Akron Campus Family Medicine Residency Program (26)
Family Medicine Residency
55 Arch St., 3A
Akron, OH 44304
For more than 50 years, over 300 residents have graduated from our program. Family Medicine education at Summa has a rich history and a vibrant future. Summa Health System – Akron Campus Family Medicine Residency Program takes great pride in the fact that, over the years, students and team members regularly describe the environment here as positive, welcoming, friendly, and collaborative.
We are adapting to the changing healthcare environment and the needs of our resident learners with exciting positive changes in curricular offerings and clinical operations. Our well-balanced curriculum maintains the flexibility to train you for virtually any primary care setting. Learn and practice in a fully integrated model of care as part of a patient-centered medical home clinic that includes behavioral health services, addiction treatment, home visits, and complex care coordination. Other curricular offerings include longitudinal experiences in practice management, communication, wellness, leadership, efficient EMR documentation, safety, and process and quality improvement.
We are an osteopathic-recognized program with eight residents per class and 14 core faculty. Our faculty members are committed to family medicine education and skilled in teaching organic medicine, procedures, behavioral science, primary care research, and practice management. We also have an academic track for residents interested in teaching and learning more about the best ways to educate and evaluate learners.
Residents may tailor their training to meet unique interests in areas such as sports medicine, palliative care, geriatrics, and women’s health. Residents enjoy complete acceptance in the hospital and the community. They are treated with respect on all of their rotations and serve as equals to their colleagues in other specialties. Training here provides you with the best of both worlds: exposure to hands-on, high-volume patient care using the most advanced technology, and being on a first-name basis with many of your supervising attending physicians. At Summa, you truly are part of a family.
When you graduate from our program, you will be well prepared for whatever lies ahead — just ask our graduates! To sum it all up – family medicine is thriving at Summa’s Akron campus and we invite you to come and take a closer look. You will like what you see!
The Christ Hospital/University of Cincinnati Family Medicine Residency Program (27)
2123 Auburn Ave., Ste. 340
Cincinnati, OH 45219
The Christ Hospital/University of Cincinnati Family Medicine Residency Program is nationally known for longitudinal training in global/underserved health care and committed to caring for underserved populations abroad and in the United States. Our program has been successfully training family physicians for over 40 years! We believe that all family physicians need to be prepared to practice in any environment and to care for individuals of any ethnic or socioeconomic background.
We are based in a 550-bed community hospital, The Christ Hospital. Family medicine faculty, including geriatricians, teach a full range of inpatient adult medicine at The Christ Hospital. During the obstetrics experience at The Christ Hospital, residents work on a family medicine run service and will have the opportunity to work closely with family physicians, obstetricians, maternal/fetal medicine specialists, nurse midwives, pediatricians, and neonatologists. We utilize the tertiary care setting of The Christ Hospital (which has been ranked among the “top hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report) for training in emergency care, intensive care, newborn care, and subspecialty clinics. Pediatrics is undertaken at one of the nation’s most renowned hospitals, the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, which is ranked fourth in the nation for pediatrics. Multiple community electives such as alternative medicine, sports medicine, and geriatrics are available. Our family medicine center is on the campus with our hospital, and patients are from all socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds. In addition, residents and faculty work with underserved populations in the community. Residents are encouraged to tailor their training as they anticipate their future practice settings and career goals.
Our global health/underserved curriculum provides longitudinal training in working with the underserved in any setting. Residents participate in monthly didactics and funded yearly trips to Guatemala. Third-year residents complete a funded underserved rotation to a site of their choosing, domestic or international. We offer a five-year combined family medicine/psychiatry program; these resident graduates are eligible for board certification in both specialties. Our Geriatrics Fellowship focuses clinical and research training on the special needs of our growing elderly population and our Palliative Care Fellowship provides training in the nuances of caring for patients with serious illnesses.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Please call to arrange a visit to learn more about our program.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program (28)
Rardin Family Practice Center
2231 N. High St., Rm. 203
Columbus, OH 43201
At The Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program we strive to create a nurturing learning environment that allows residents to grow both personally and professionally. You will enjoy the dedicated teaching of experienced family physicians in the office and on an unopposed inpatient service at a large inner city community hospital, while being exposed to cutting edge medicine on specialty rotations at a major academic medical center. You will be part of an ever-changing, growing family – a unique family medicine residency offering you a variety of choices to meet your future practice plans. Take a look and see why you should choose OSU.
Our university-based family medicine practice emphasizes traditional family medicine through specialty rotations at the OSU Wexner Medical Center, a nationally ranked, academic medical center (rated best in central Ohio). Our inpatient service at University Hospitals East allows family medicine residents to develop their clinical and technical skills in a supportive environment that fosters personal and professional development. Residents follow their continuity patients at the OSU Rardin Family Practice Center, a nationally recognized level 3 patient-centered medical home (PCMH), where family medicine faculty mentor and teach them in the office setting. This practice serves a diverse patient population, providing over 36,000 visits annually.
Our urban family medicine practice is located in an empowerment zone at OSU Family Medicine CarePoint East. Family medicine residents in the urban track experience a curriculum designed to prepare them for life as an urban family physician.
Regardless of which track one chooses, residents interested in a career in academic family medicine may also choose additional training in teaching, scholarship, and patient care/research, with an option to obtain a free post graduate MPH or MBA degree.
The mission of the OSU Family Medicine Residency Program is to prepare residents for the exemplary practice of family medicine. We are committed to meeting the physical, behavioral, social, and spiritual health care needs of our patients. We are dedicated to providing an environment supportive of life-long learning, professional development, and wellness with work-life balance. Towards these goals we are committed to modeling the highest standards of patient care, teaching, and scholarship.
- Caring – We are compassionate and sensitive to the values of our patients, their families, our community, and each other.
- Excellence – We constantly look for ways to deliver the highest quality care to our patients and community and the highest quality education to our learners.
- Respect – We value differences and respect the dignity of each person. We embrace diversity and inclusion.
- Teamwork – We work together to accomplish the education and training goals of the OSU Family Medicine Residency Program.
- Service – We are committed to the needs of the profession, community, patients, staff, students, residents, and faculty.
- Create a diversified learning environment
- Develop an educational structure that fosters life-long learning and wellness
- Develop providers focused on quality, patient-centered care
- Foster a culture that equally values excellence in patient care, education, and scholarship.
Our faculty is internationally recognized for their excellence in teaching, scholarship, and patient care. Of the 28 family physicians in central Ohio named to the 2015-16 “America’s Best Doctors” (limited to the top 5% of the nation’s physicians), 14 are associated with our program. Our faculty have, on average, over 17 years of clinical experience. Other unique attributes about our program are our longitudinal rotations in any specific area of interest, international rotations to underserved areas around the world, and fellowships in sports medicine and geriatric medicine. Rotating through the OSU Wexner Medical Center provides residents with the opportunity to work with nationally recognized faculty members and within a hospital that makes the national honor roll every year. Graduating residents are recognized as being exceptionally prepared for any style of practice and carry the name of OSU proudly.
University Hospitals Community Consortium Geauga Family Medicine Residency Program (29)
13207 Ravenna Rd.
Chardon, OH 44204
The University Hospitals (UH) Geauga Medical Center Residency Program is a community-based, university affiliated residency program.
The UH Geauga Family Medicine program is a three-year program open to 12 residents in a 4-4-4 structure and has full ACGME accreditation. The family medicine residents obtain experience in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. The UH Geauga Family Medicine Residency Program has multiple rotations within the system to provide experiences in ambulatory pediatrics, inpatient pediatrics, behavioral medicine, community medicine, and longitudinal geriatrics.
An enhanced feature of our program is training in our UH critical access hospitals, which includes pediatric training at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital for rotations in inpatient pediatric medicine, newborn nursery, and pediatric emergency medicine.
A unique aspect of our family medicine program is that we offer and pay for an online integrative medicine fellowship though the University of Arizona. The fellowship is completed during the 2nd and 3rd year of residency.
Our family medicine program has a strong integration of neuromusculoskeletal medicine/osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) in all training years, including quarterly OMM hands on conferences with several osteopathic faculty members.
The family medicine program provides resident opportunities for individualized areas of concentration utilizing all UH system training sites. Our comprehensive approach allows the residents the flexibility to be prepared for any family medicine setting or to move on to fellowships. The residents have the ability to design their electives to enhance their professional interests and future goals while still attaining a quality education.
The program features a vital research component and incorporates many scholarly activities including osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) research projects and case presentations
We have two family medicine clinics where the residents develop their own panel of patients with faculty supervision.
We have dedicated didactics on Wednesday afternoon that includes faculty led lectures, Board review, journal club, and two skills lab each year. .
University Hospitals St. John Medical Center's Family Medicine Residency Program (30)
29000 Center Ridge Rd.
Westlake, OH 44145
The University Hospitals St. John Medical Center’s Residency Program is a community-based, university affiliated residency program.
Our ACGME accredited residency program delivers both a rigorous and rewarding training program for aspiring family physicians. Our three year program combines inpatient and outpatient experiences providing a diverse and rich experience for our residents. Our curriculum allows for flexibility, giving each resident the opportunity to tailor their training to their future practice. We commit to not only providing excellent and compassionate care to our patients, but also to taking care of one another by providing our residents with resources, support, and ample time to live their lives outside of residency. We pride ourselves on the strong relationships and supportive environment that our residents have with faculty, staff, and residents of other specialties here at the University Hospitals St. John Medical Center. As part of the University Hospitals Community Consortium, our residents are exposed to additional teaching environments and benefit from relationships with residents outside of our home hospital.
Our state-of-the-art family medicine practice has 14 exam rooms and a separate testing room. There is also a radiology suite, lab, concierge services, and urgent care on the premises which allows our patients to receive quality and convenient care under one roof. At the family medicine clinic, residents see their own panel of patients under the guidance of our faculty. There is a large population of patients which allows each resident to see a consistent variance in patient demographics, diagnoses, and procedures.
Residents of the family medicine program gain experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. They also participate in formal teaching in the nursing home setting and participate in several community outreach events and programs. This comprehensive approach allows our residents to further enhance their training and practice of medicine while also shaping them to become better physicians. Our curriculum allows for flexibility and is designed to help each resident meet their own individual interests while at the same time providing each resident with a high quality educational experience.
Residents often have opportunities to interact and teach medical students and interns in the clinic and hospital settings.
University of Cincinnati Family Medicine Residency Program at West Chester Hospital (37)
7700 University Ct.
West Chester, OH 45069
We are a new 6-6-6 program and will accept our first class of residents in July 2023. Although our program is new, the UC Department of Family and Community Medicine has a rich history of fellow, resident, and medical student training. We will be the first graduate medical education (residency) program at West Chester Hospital.
The University of Cincinnati opened West Chester Hospital in 2012 to serve as a community hospital in the northern suburbs of Cincinnati as well as the nearby small cities of Hamilton and Middletown and the surrounding more rural areas. We are about equidistants between Cincinnati and Dayton.
West Chester Hospital is a 150 bed, full-service hospital including OB, ICU, ER, and newborn care. We are thrilled to partner with Cincinnati Children’s Hopsital Medical Center (CCHMC), one of the top pediatric hospitals in the nation! Our residents will complete their inpatient peds, pediatric emergency medicine, and peds specialty rotations at the CCHMC’s Liberty Campus, less than 3 miles from the West Chester Hospital.
West Chester Hospital and CCHMC Liberty are staffed by UC and CCHMC faculty. This gives us all the benefits of a community program with the resources and expertise of a university department. Our Family Medicine Practice (FMP), West Chester Hospital, CCHMC Liberty Campus, and our specialty outpatient clinics are integrated into this community. Most residency rotations are walking distance or a short drive from the FMP.
We recently opened our new FMP for the faculty/resident practice. It is a newly renovated space designed specifically for resident education and we are quite proud of it!
Our curriculum emphasizes community medicine, inclusion, and diversity, and to that end we have partners including Primary Health Solutions (an FQHC and school based health center in Hamilton, OH), Planned Parenthood of Southwest Ohio, Butler County Department of Health, Heritage Springs (a skilled nursing and extended care facility), and the Barrington Assisted Living Center.
Being a part of the UC Department of Family Medicine also allows the residents to take advantage of our large and diverse faculty and services, including our Research Division; Integrative Health Division; Student Health Services; Geriatric Division; and Urban, Underserved, and Global Health Division. We are excited to collaborate with our department’s sibling program, the long-standing Christ Hospital-UC Family Medicine Program. Our FMP also hosts and teaches UC College of Medicine medical students throughout their four years of training.
We look forward to meeting you and discussing our program in further detail.
University of Toledo Family Medicine Residency Program (31)
3333 Glendale Ave.
Toledo, OH 43614
The University of Toledo Family Medicine Residency Program is a community-based, university affiliated residency program which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Our residency blends the real-world experiences of a community hospital with the academic and technological advantages of a university-affiliated medical center. Our primary goal is to provide a supportive learning environment that is conducive to your development as a competent and caring family physician. Our residency program values each resident as part of its team. We are currently in the process of moving to a 6-6-6 program and by the 2023-24 academic year we will have 18 residents.
Our three-year program prepares residents for the unique challenges and rewards faced by today’s family physicians, both in the inpatient and outpatient settings. As primary care physicians, you will be expected to possess a broad spectrum of abilities. You will be responsible for coordinating and managing the preventive, continuous, and comprehensive care of your patients. Our program includes a practice management and a behavioral science curriculum to better prepare you for the demands of a family practice. In addition, electives offered over the three years enable you to explore areas of interest or to strengthen your clinical knowledge and skill base.
We have a diverse faculty composed of faculty members from the University of Toledo Department of Family Medicine who are committed to providing residents with an outstanding education in family medicine, and strive to create a supportive, family-friendly learning environment.
In addition to our Family Medicine Practice, our location also houses radiology, a lab, and a pharmacy, which allows patients to receive quality and convenient care under one roof.
Residents also have scheduled time throughout the year in our state-of-the-art Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center which houses a virtual immersive reality center, an advanced clinical simulation center, and a progressive anatomy and surgical skills center.
Residents and their families have access to many activities found in major metropolitan areas without the hassles of big city life, including the Toledo Museum of Art, Mud Hens baseball, Toledo Walleye hockey, The Toledo Zoo, Cedar Point amusement part, golf courses, and several metro parks.
We welcome the opportunity to tell you more about our program and the opportunities we can provide for you.
Western Reserve Health Education Family Medicine Residency Program (32)
Family Medicine Center
1350 E. Market St.
Warren, OH 44483
A description for this program has not been submitted. To submit a description, please contact Emily Pavoni.
Western Reserve Hospital's Family Medicine Residency Program (33)
1900 23rd St.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Western Reserve Hospital is Northeast Ohio’s only physician-owned, for-profit, full service hospital. The hospital is a majority physician-owned joint venture of Western Reserve Hospital Partners, which represents a collaboration of more 200 physicians, including primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists.
The Western Reserve Hospital Family Medicine Residency, established in 1978, is a 3-year, real world, outpatient focused program following the requirements as set forth by ACGME program requirements. We have university affiliations with the Northeastern Ohio Medical University, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. The clinical rotations are inpatient and hospital focused in year 1, with continuity experience 1 day per week. During years 2 and 3, the rotations are mainly outpatient and office based with 2 days of continuity care per week. Call coverage is done from home on a weekly schedule, averaging to be one week on call every 2 months.
Educational activities and planning are dynamic, high quality, resident-driven activities to meet the ever-changing needs of the program. There is a 24-month curriculum designed to encompass all disciplines and provide didactics from a variety of sources. Residents have protected time 1/2 day weekly for topic discussions, board review, osteopathic manipulative medicine skills sessions, and journal club.
Wright State University Family Medicine Residency Program (34)
2261 Philadelphia Dr.
Dayton, OH 45406
The Wright State University (WSU) Family Medicine Residency Program leads the way in innovation in education. We celebrate a long-standing commitment to community-based care and advocacy, and we put residents first in nurturing their wellness, personal growth, and leadership development.
- Comprehensive family medicine training in an urban setting with onsite substance-use counselors, social workers, community health workers, and pharmacists. We also have our own in-house pharmacy.
- Innovative outpatient care strategies including centering pregnancy group-based prenatal care, a dedicated refugee care clinic, and school-based care.
- Unique procedural training that includes cadaver-based experiences for all residents twice per year.
- Second-to-none pediatrics training including inpatient and pediatric emergency department rotations at Dayton Children’s Hospital. We also have a very large outpatient pediatric population at our family health center.
- Fantastic scholarly and teaching opportunities within the WSU Department of Family Medicine—perfect for residents interested in academic medicine!
- Active urban, underserved outreach opportunities including school-based medical care, homeless care, substance use care, and junior high and high school mentoring.
- Family medicine inpatient service within an award-winning medical center. All of your adult inpatient call is with your family medicine colleagues.
- Longitudinal resident leadership curriculum with opportunity and faculty support to start an MPH or MBA during residency.
- Longitudinal wellness and resiliency training that includes “Tending the Flame” during the R2 year (similar to “Healer’s Art” for medical students).
Our faculty are kind, supportive, and engaged with expertise in sports medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, psychology, geriatrics, hospitalist medicine, global health, refugee care, procedural training, gender affirming hormone therapy, medically-assisted treatment, and pharmacology.
Recent graduates of our program are highly recruited and highly successful in varied settings—suburban private practice, urban private practice, hospitalist medicine, academic medicine, sports medicine fellowship, hospice and palliative care fellowship, and medical leadership at the local, state, and national levels.
Wright State University Rural Family Medicine Residency Program (38)
5735 Meeker Rd.
Greenville, OH 45331
The Wright State University (WSU) Rural Family Medicine Residency Program will be a 1+2 Rural Training Pathway (RTP). Resident rotations in the first year will be in Dayton, OH, with WSU’s established Family Medicine Residency Program, and rotations in the second and third years will be in Greenville, OH, in rural Darke County, located an hour from Dayton. This model gives residents robust clinical experiences in an urban area that are difficult to replicate in a rural area, such as inpatient pediatrics, while still providing the majority of the training in a rural community, hospital, and clinic. The WSU Rural Family Medicine Program is ACGME accredited.
Our mission is clear. We will train family physicians in a small-town, supportive setting that emphasizes one-on-one mentorship and forges lasting relationships with patients, faculty, and the community.
*Note: If your residency program is not listed or if you would like to add or update your program’s listing, please contact Director of Membership Engagement Emily Pavoni or call 800.742.7327.