Spring Hill, Florida (October 7, 2016) – Oak Hill Hospital is proud to announce the expansion of its Graduate Medical Education Program to now include an accredited Transitional Year Residency Program. The Transitional Year Residency Program will accept 10 post-graduate year one resident physicians beginning in the summer of 2017.
The program is under the direction of Dean F. Connors, MD, Ph.D., MS. Core faculty includes: Stephen Mitchell, DO, Nikolay Mitzov, MD, Salman Muddassir, MD, and Nicholas Strobbe, DO.
A Transitional Year Program is a post-graduate program that many subspecialty fields require where residents undergo a variety of training experiences before beginning subspecialty training. Some of the fields that require the transitional year before beginning a specialty residency include: anesthesiology, radiology, neurology, dermatology, and ophthalmology. Residents at Oak Hill Hospital will participate in a variety of education and curriculum activities. The rotations include:
- Internal Medicine
- Critical Care Medicine
- Emergency Medicine
- Ambulatory Medicine
- Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
- Executive Leadership
Physician residents will also select from the following electives based on their special interests and the subspecialty they intend to pursue after their post-graduate transitional year.
- Infectious Disease
- Plastic Surgery
“We are proud of our hospital’s achievements, the quality of care, and the many important services and educational programs we provide to the people of our community,” said Program Director Dr. Dean F. Connors. “Our residents are held to the highest standards of professionalism and system-based practice as well as an evidence-based approach to promote healthcare. We look forward to working with our new residents in their endeavors to achieving their medical career goals,” he added.
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About Oak Hill Hospital:
Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984. It is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus Counties (280 beds), is the area’s largest private employer, and offers Hernando County’s only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including open heart surgery. Over 300 physicians, 1,200 associates, and approximately 250 volunteers comprise Oak Hill Hospital’s healthcare delivery team. As a teaching hospital, Oak Hill is currently accredited to train 55 residents and has applied for an additional 39 training slots in Family Medicine and General Surgery.
The new Maternity Suites at Oak Hill Hospital opened in June of 2016, offering advanced labor and delivery capabilities in a comfortable and family centered setting. Oak Hill Hospital offers several unique programs in the area, including a graduate medical education program, a hospitalist program, 24/7 intensivists as well as 24/7 on site radiologists. Please visit our website for a comprehensive listing of all Oak Hill Hospital accreditations, awards, and distinctions.
It is located at 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, 1.9 miles east of US 19 on State Road 50. For more information about this release, please contact Richard W. Linkul, Director of Marketing, at 352-597-6383 or Richard.Linkul@HCAHealthcare.com. In Citrus call 352-628-6441. For more information about Oak Hill Hospital, visit our website at OakHillHospital.com, or like us on Facebook.