Medical Education

Family Medicine - O'Bleness Hospital

Medical Education

Family Medicine - O'Bleness Hospital

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Family Medicine - O'Bleness Hospital

The family medicine residency program at O'Bleness hospital is designed to provide advanced postdoctoral training in the care of patients in the ambulatory and hospital setting within the context of family medicine. 

Jean Rettos

Program Director
Jean Rettos, DO

About Us

Located in Athens, Ohio, the OhioHealth O’Bleness Family Medicine Residency program provides residents with the opportunity to experience the best of both rural and urban medicine. The local area provides a unique, close-knit community. In conjunction with OhioHealth Physician Group Heritage College, we offer a wide range of specialists who provide care to the rural surrounding area.  We have a strong focus on Osteopathic Principles as well as Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in both clinic and the hospital. 

As part of OhioHealth, our program shares an affiliation with several other hospitals that provide care throughout Ohio.  Our residents participate in rotations and didactics sessions at many larger tertiary care centers including Riverside Methodist Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus.  This training provides the opportunity for residents to become comfortable treating a wide range of conditions in a diverse population of patients.

In addition to the strong outpatient and inpatient training we provide in the Family Medicine Residency, OhioHealth O’Bleness also offers additional training opportunities post residency.  These include an additional year of specialized training in Osteopathic Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (NMM +1) and a unique diabetes fellowship for primary care providers.

Come explore our residency and learn why OhioHealth has been ranked on Forbes “100 Best Companies to Work For” 12 years in a row.

Residency Overview

O’Bleness Family Medicine Residency program is characterized by a core curriculum that will prepare residents to be outstanding outpatient family medicine providers. This expansive curriculum, which includes a strong focus on Osteopathic Musculoskeletal Manipulation (OMM), will develop your expertise in providing comprehensive care to patients. 

Jean Rettos, DO
Program Director
(740) 591.0087

For additional questions or to schedule an audition rotation with our clinic please contact:

Natalie Offutt
Residency Program Specialist
(740) 592.9334