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Family Medicine - Grant Medical Center

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Family Medicine - Grant Medical Center

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Family Medicine - Grant Medical Center

The Family Medicine Residency at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center was established in 1971 as one of the first programs approved by the ACGME. The program has graduated more than 400 family physicians and is currently training 36 residents.

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Program Director
Alysia Herzog, MD

Training in Family Medicine includes inpatient and outpatient care. Residents are exposed to a wide range of clinical services, a comprehensive variety of medical disciplines and a diverse patient population. The program supports three outpatient sites — Downtown, Grove City, and Whitehall where residents averaged more than 34,000 patient encounters last year.

In the fall of 2017, Grant Family Medicine opened its new state-of-the-art facility downtown and transitioned from the Grove City and Whitehall offices to this new center.  Our new office is directly across the street from the hospital and allows for a seamless integration between the inpatient and outpatient environments, ultimately providing true continuity of care to our community!

Additionally, the program maintains an active inpatient presence with residents caring for general medical, critical care, and acute care needs. They are called upon to run Code Blues, Sepsis Alerts, and Rapid Assessment Team calls.  Our residents also have a 24/7 presence on the labor and delivery and postpartum units, maintaining continuity of care for our obstetrical and newborn patients.

The faculty includes 10 full-time and 7 part-time physicians, as well as a dedicated behaviorist. All faculty members are board certified in Family Medicine with special interest ranging from maternal-child health, obstetrics, geriatrics, addiction medicine, women’s health, hospice, sports medicine, scholarly activity, and diabetes management. There are also a wide variety of community preceptors and specialists who dedicate time to teaching our residents in and out of the hospital.

Program Goal

Grant Family Medicine is a three-year, ACGME-approved, family medicine residency designed to develop a family physician who is an expert in providing continuing comprehensive and personal care to patients and their families.

Didactics

Residents have the opportunity to attend a wide variety of excellent teaching conferences during their training. An eighteen-month curriculum of topics from Rakel's Textbook of Family Medicine is presented on Wednesday afternoons, and interdisciplinary case rounds take place on all other weekdays at noon. These lectures and case rounds are led by family medicine faculty, specialists of the hospital, outside physicians and other professionals.

Once a month, Grand Rounds will be presented by the Family Medicine Residents and will be available to all Grant hospital staff.

To learn more about our program, visit www.grantfamilymedicine.com