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Medical Education News & Events

Maintaining a balance between a robust training experience and a personal life is key to a maintaining a healthy lifestyle. That is why Firelands Regional Medical Center’s Medical Education program offers trainees in our osteopathic graduate medical education and undergraduate medical education numerous activities during training and during downtime.

Please choose a link below to learn about the various news and events which feature our trainees.

Firelands Regional Medical Center Medical Education Celebrates Graduation

The Plum Brook Country Club served as the backdrop as 8 physicians were recognized during the 35th graduation ceremony for Firelands Regional Medical Center’s Medical Education program. Eric Mast, D.O., Director, Medical Education/Family Medicine Residency at Firelands Regional Medical Center, recognized the following graduates of the 2014-2017 Family Medicine Residency Class:

David A. DelliQuadri, D.O.,  Family Medicine Resident will be joining David DelliQuadri, D.O. and John DelliQuadri, D.O., Inc. in Poland, Ohio

Matthew B. Johnston, D.O., Chief, Family Medicine Resident will be joining Northridge Family Practice in Circleville, Ohio

Kimberly M. Peacock, D.O., Family Medicine Resident will be joining Family Health Services of Erie County in Sandusky, Ohio

Luis Perez, D.O., Director, Transitional Year Residency recognized the following graduates of the 2016-2017 Internship Class:

Cameron M. Conard, D.O., Traditional Rotating Intern will continue his training with Firelands Regional Medical Center’s Family Medicine Residency Program

Matthew T. Gusler, D.O., Traditional Rotating Intern will continue his training with University of Cincinnati’s Neurology Residency Program   

Gisland W. Montour, D.O., Traditional Rotating Intern will continue her training with University of Toledo’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program

Janean W. Wedeking, D.O., Traditional Rotating Intern will continue her training at Offutt Airforce Base Family Medicine Residency Program  

James Preston, D.O., Director of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship at Firelands Regional Medical Center, recognized the following graduate of the 2016-2017 Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship:

Dustin A. Buchanan, D.O., Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship is finalizing his plan for next year.   

Martin Tursky, CEO of Firelands Regional Medical Center provided welcoming comments to the graduates and those in attendance.

After receiving their awards and certificates, graduates presented awards to area physicians who were instrumental in providing instruction and guidance during the year.

Dr. Paul Bedocs was recognized as the recipient of the Family Medicine Residency Preceptor of the Year Award. Dr. Sina Shafiei was recognized with the Internship Preceptor of the Year Award.
 
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Outstanding Physician Awards were presented to Dr. Allison Petznick (Primary Care Physician); Dr. Paul Biedenbach (Specialty Care); Dr. Frank Szollosy (Primary Care Specialty Physician); and Dr. David DelliQuadri (Resident Physician).  
 
Family Health Services Preceptors were also recognized and included Kari M. Ketvertis, M.D., Luis L. Perez, D.O., Nicholas Pfleghaar, D.O., John F. Ramey, D.O., and Larry Robinson, D.O.
 
The evening concluded with a benediction from James E. Preston, D.O., Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Assistant Dean.

For more than 40 years, Firelands Regional Medical Center has provided osteopathic medical education in Northwest Ohio, graduating over 280 residents and interns. Fostering a collegial environment, both allopathic and osteopathic physicians work together to offer a quality clinical medical education to the trainees.

Medical Eduation Graduation
Medical Education Graduation
Medical Education Graduation
Medical Eduation Graduation
Medical Education Graduation

Firelands’ Traditional Rotating Internship Program Receives ACGME Accreditation

Firelands Regional Medical Center’s Traditional Rotating Internship program rehttps://www.facebook.com/#cently became an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Transitional Year Residency under the ACGME Single Accreditation System. Luis Perez, DO, Family Medicine, will serve as the Program Director.

Read the full news story here.

Family Medicine Residency Program Receives Osteopathic Recognition

Firelands Regional Medical Center’s Family Medicine Residency program was recently granted Osteopathic Recognition status by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Firelands offers three medical education programs – Family Medicine Residency, Traditional Rotating Internship, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship – all of which are designed to provide resident physicians with superb clinical medical education.
Osteopathic Recognition is awarded to an ACGME-accredited graduate medical education program providing requisite training in the Osteopathic Principles and Practice (OPP). Recognition is additional acknowledgment, supplemental to accreditation, for identified elements or categories of a program. Recognition is conferred through a voluntary process of evaluation and review based on published recognition standards.

For more than 40 years, Firelands Regional Medical Center has provided osteopathic medical education in Northwest Ohio, graduating over 285 residents and interns. Fostering a collegial environment, both allopathic and osteopathic physicians work together to offer a quality clinical medical education to the trainees. Firelands Regional Medical Center is nationally recognized for its award-winning care.

Bowling Night 2017

Bowling Night 2017 provided Firelands Medical Education Residents and Interns, along with their families, an evening of entertainment and camaraderie. Faculty members along with members of Firelands Regional Medical Center’s Senior Management also participated in the evening event.

View photos from Bowling Night 2017 below.

bowling night 2017

bowling night 2017
bowling night 2017
bowling night 2017

Clinical Skills Lab 2016

View the photos from the Clinical Skills Lab below.

clinical sims lab
clinical sims lab
clinical sims lab
clinical sims lab

Fishing Trip 2016

View the photos from the 2016 Fishing Trip below.

clinical sims lab
clinical sims lab

Sim Man Lab

View the photos from the Sim Man Lab below.

sim man lab
sim man lab
sim man lab

Firelands Regional Medical Center’s Medical Education Program Awarded OSMA Accreditation

Firelands Regional Medical Center’s Continuing Medical Education program was surveyed by the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) Focused Task Force and was awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years. This is the highest amount of accreditation the OSMA awards.

The primary purpose of OSMA accreditation is to ensure quality and integrity in continuing medical education (CME) by establishing criteria for the accreditation of CME providers in Ohio, including determining whether accredited providers meet and maintain accreditation criteria, promoting organizational self-assessment and improvement, and recognizing excellence.

“Receiving a six-year Accreditation with Commendation is an amazing testament to the hard work and commitment of all stakeholders involved in planning and implementing CME offerings at Firelands,” said Luis Perez, D.O., director of continuing medical education at Firelands. “Many different departments at Firelands have to work together to make quality CME programs possible, and it’s great to see the results of our excellent teamwork and collegiality recognized by the OSMA surveyors.”

For more than 40 years, Firelands Regional Medical Center has provided osteopathic medical education in Northwest Ohio, graduating over 285 residents and interns. Fostering a collegial environment, both allopathic and osteopathic physicians work together to offer a quality clinical medical education to the trainees. Firelands Regional Medical Center is nationally recognized for its award-winning care.

Dr. Mast Recognized as Master Faculty by Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Firelands Physician Group is pleased to announce that Eric E. Mast, DO, Director of Medical Education and Family Medicine Residency Program at Firelands Regional Medical Center, has been chosen as one of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (OU-HCOM) Master Faculty.

The Master Faculty award is to recognize exemplary Centers for Osteopathic Research and Education (CORE) faculty and their dedication to OU-HCOM, the CORE System, and their ongoing contributions to clinical education programs.

Dr. Mast is Board Certified in Family Medicine. He completed his medical education at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, OH.

Media Inquires

If you have a media inquiry or would like to arrange an interview with someone from our Medical Education Program, please contact, during regular business hours (M-F, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.):
Alexandria Cruey
Marketing Manager
419-557-7883
crueyal@firelands.com
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Haley Hite
Marketing Generalist
419-557-7882
hitehal@firelands.com