Conemaugh Family Medicine Residency Curriculum

While its emphasis is on preventative medicine, Conemaugh's Family Medicine Residency Program also familiarizes residents with more specialized areas such as Cardiology, HIV, Pediatrics, and Women's Health.

In-house responsibilities are handled by a team of second and first year residents. The third-year in-house call is generally limited to one night every six weeks; second year call is every fifth night. First year residents complete four, two week rotations on night float covering internal medicine, obstetrics, and pediatrics.


Rotations

  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Rural Medicine
  • Surgical Subspecialities
  • Women's Health

AOA Family Medicine Residency

Conemaugh's three-year AOA Family Medicine Residency Program begins as an incorporate internship and continues through three years of osteopathic graduate medical education. Residents gain extensive experience in outpatient settings utilizing Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) as an integral part of patient care. Residents participate in daily teaching rounds with attending physicians, including surgical or specialty rounds as well as biweekly inpatient OMT rounds. Technical field experience includes reviewing diagnostic tools including x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, pathology reports, and echocardiograms.


Educational Conferences

To foster an open and productive learning environment, Conemaugh Family Medicine Residents participate in a variety of conferences including a daily huddle and weekly resident conference to discuss patient care and personal obstacles. Additional opportunities include monthly faculty-led meetings, seminars and journal club to critique medical literature, monthly lectures on psychiatry, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, and emergency medicine, quarterly structured learning sessions with highly participatory small group sessions.