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    Northside Hospital is part of the HCA Healthcare Family

    The nation's leading provider of quality, patient-centered care is also the leader in graduate medical education (GME). From the moment a graduate joins an HCA Healthcare residency or fellowship, they are mentored by a dynamic network of physicians who are focused on teaching them to provide the exceptional, compassionate care our patients deserve. These programs are led by an accomplished faculty, set under rigorous standards, and tailored to provide extensive training for the next generation of physician leaders.

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    Resident Class of 2016-2017

    We are excited and honored to extend to you this opportunity to participate in our Postgraduate Medical Education Program for post-graduate students. We, the Board of Trustees, the Medical Staff, and the employees, believe that continuing your education here at Northside Hospital would be a vital, meaningful part of your medical training.

    Started in 1999, Northside Hospital’s Postgraduate Medical Education Program is affiliated with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of South Florida. Our dynamic clinical teaching faculty and staff are eager to share with you their knowledge and experience. Northside Hospital’s teaching staff are a combination of both Doctors of Osteopathic and Allopathic Medicine. The “hands on” approach to teaching and learning in our Postgraduate Medical Education Program will provide you with priceless opportunities to participate in patient care and management.

    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. It is our hope that you soon will become a part of our exceptional team of medical professionals here at Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg-the jewel of Florida’s spectacular West Coast. We look forward to working with you in your endeavors to achieve your medical career goals.

    Facility Overview

    Highlights

    • Accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and approved for 38 Internal Medicine Residency positions and 6 Cardiology Fellows.
    • A teaching faculty of 130 physicians (both DO and MD) who are available to provide the candidate one of the best learning experiences in the Osteopathic Profession.

    Program Goals

    • To prepare you for life as a physician
    • To teach you the art of as well as the science of the practice of medicine.
    • To help you assimilate and apply the knowledge and skills that you have acquired over the past four years.
    • To emphasize the effectiveness of the Internal Medicine specialty, both in hospital and in ambulatory settings in regard to the approach to healing and caring of the sick, the maimed, and the incurable who seek our help and counsel.
    • To clarify the importance of mutual cooperation and professionalism with our fellow physicians and hospital staff.
    • To begin to work with various health care providers in the community and to understand how each of the following factors interact with each other: insurance companies; managed care business; and various federal, state and county health care agencies.

    What do our physicians say about our graduate medical education programs?

    Hear from residents from all over the country who share their experiences with HCA Healthcare's residency and fellowship programs.

    With 270+ residency and fellowship programs, HCA Healthcare plans to continue to grow the largest GME community in the United States.

    High quality, compassionate care

    Our commitment to research

    Based on more than 35 million patient encounters each year, our scholarly activity bridges the gap between compelling evidence and exceptional patient care.

    Providing residents opportunities to learn and grow

    HCA Healthcare is committed to providing residents and fellows opportunities to learn and grow, in a healthcare community dedicated to quality and innovation.

    Training the next generation of physician leaders

    Being a part of HCA Healthcare gives our residents and fellows unmatched opportunities for career growth post-residency.

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