Medical Education Residents

Excellence in Medical Education

Firelands Regional Medical Center has provided outstanding medical education in a university-affiliated, community-based setting for nearly 50 years. With over 285 graduating residents, Firelands offers robust training programs with a great blend of technical expertise and an emphasis on community, presenting them with an approach for a balanced lifestyle.


All of the training programs at Firelands Regional Medical Center are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) with osteopathic recognition status.

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education


Transitional Year Residency

Transitional Year Residency Dr. Shah practicing with medical students shadowing

Firelands Regional Medical Center offers a transitional year residency featuring a strong clinical base for any residency. The transitional year residents at Firelands Regional Medical Center are the foundation of the house staff and provide important mentoring and leadership roles for the students.

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Family Medicine Residency

Dr. Gerow, Dr. Jackmovich, and Dr. Lanzola making rounds at Firelands Regional Medical Center

Firelands Regional Medical Center's Family Medicine Residency is dedicated to developing physicians who are highly skilled and qualified to manage the many aspects of family medicine — including ambulatory care, preventive medicine, chronic disease management, inpatient medicine, office procedures and practice management.

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Hospice & Palliative Medicine Residency

Resident Dr. Burkholder rounding with preceptor Dr. Robinson and medical student

The Firelands Regional Medical Center Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship is designed for candidates who have long term career goals in end-of-life care or a desire to pursue end-of-life care as an adjunct to their career in primary care. This program is open to anyone who has completed an ACGME-approved residency in family medicine, internal medicine, neurology or psychiatry and is designed around a competency based curriculum with these seven major areas.

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