Department of Family Medicine

Professional Opportunities

Resident and social worker conferringThe residency program offers a variety of sponsored activities for residents including:

  • Monthly work/life balance group
  • Community outreach programs, including the Indigent Clinic
  • Team physicians
  • Social activities

Residents have opportunities for involvement in the following program committees:

  • Recruiting
  • Orientation
  • Office Team Meetings
  • Office Staff Liaison
  • Hospital Medical Education


group of residents at a meetingResident Academic Program

  • Weekly half-day conferences in the Family Health Center
  • Weekly hospital grand rounds
  • Monthly psychiatric case conferences
  • A wide range of office procedures
  • Citywide didactic conferences
  • Educational talks at morning report

Scholarly and Research Activities

  • Active faculty involvement in a broad range of scholarly activities, including professionalism, sports medicine, women's health, bereavement, health status assessment, practice management, pain management, health promotion, coping with transition and quality improvement strategies
  • Recent presentations at: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), Ohio Academy of Family Physicians (OAFP), American Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) and North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)
  • Resident projects have included: literacy assessment, asthma quality assessment and ambulatory weight loss management. Residents have presented at SNMA and STFM meetings.
  • Research Elective Month available to interested residents, supported by faculty mentoring from the residency and from Wright State University.

Resident Teaching

Second- and third-year residents regularly work with third- and fourth-year medical students.

International Experiences

Boonshoft School of Medicine has an active International Education Program program. Family medicine residents can easily arrange international rotations through this program. For more information, visit the International Education Program web page.

Last edited on 06/27/2023.