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Welcome from the Director of Medical Education

Troy Hampton

Thank you for exploring Graduate Medical Education at Fairfield Medical Center. We in the GME office are excited to share with you the opportunities for resident and student learning that we believe have the potential to provide a rich exposure to community-focused healthcare. Currently FMC offers residency training in both family and internal medicine as well as a multitude of student rotations in general and specialist patient care. We believe that training at FMC offers “the best of both worlds” by exposing residents and students to the breadth of pathology larger training programs often afford, along with the hands-on experience that rural rotations often afford. This is because FMC is located in proximity to both metropolitan Columbus and rural Appalachian southeast Ohio. Our programs maintain a close relationship with Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and we continue to emphasize osteopathic principles and practice in training. We believe that training at Fairfield Medical Center, by physicians committed to engaged collegial dialogue, as well as professional accountability, yields a practice-ready physician who not only meets competencies, but defines them. We look forward to hearing from you to explore further.

Sincerely,Troy Hampton, D.O.
Director of Medical Education

Meet the GME Team

Troy HamptonTroy Hampton, D.O.
Designated Institutional Official
drthampton@fmchealth.org

Theressa DyerTheresa Dyar, D.O.
Family Medicine Program Director
drtdyar@fmchealth.org

Cynthia-McGowanCynthia McGowan, D.O.
Assistant Family Medicine Program Director
Director of Osteopathic Education
drcmcgowan@fmchealth.org

ZeeRobert Zee, D.O, F.A.C.O.I.
Internal Medicine Program Director
drrzee@fmchealth.org

Melissa NewmanMelissa Newman, M.B.A.
GME Supervisor
melissac@fmchealth.org

Kathy-SlykermanKatherine Slykerman
Medical Student Coordinator
katherinesl@fmchealth.org

GME Pam HicksPamela Hicks
Internal Medicine Program Coordinator
pamelah@fmchealth.org

  • Applications and supporting documents must be submitted through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) https://www.aamc.org/students/medstudents/eras
    Please include the following items with your application:
    ERAS application and Personal Statement
    Three Letters of recommendation from physicians
    Board Scores
    Office transcript from medical school
    Medical school Dean’s letter

    ACGME Program Codes

    Family Medicine: 1203800707
    Internal Medicine: 1403800535

    Interviews

    Applications are reviewed as received through ERAS. Those who are selected to interview by our program directors will be sent an interview invitation through ERAS. We typically conduct small group interviews on Wednesdays and Fridays from October-December.

    Selection

    Our selection committee determines our final rank lists based on feedback from our interviews and our program directors.

    Information

    For additional information regarding our application and selection process, please contract
    Melissa Newman, M.B.A.
    GME Supervisor
    Office of Graduate Medical Education
    Fairfield Medical Center
    401 N. Ewing Street
    Lancaster, OH 43130
    Phone: 740-687-8139
    Fax: 740-687-8974 – Office Fax
    Email: melissac@fmchealth.org

    Important Dates

    Match Registrat​ion Opens
    Sunday, September 15, 2019​

    FMC Interview Dates ​
    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 to Wednesday, January 15, 2020

    ERAS Application Deadline
    Saturday, November 30, 2019

    Rank Order List Certification Deadline
    Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    Match Week Begins
    Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 20, 2020​

  • Salary and Signing Bonus

    Current salary information:
    1st year: $54,000
    2nd year: $57,200
    3rd year: $60,400

    Signing bonus $2,500 (taxable and paid on first full paycheck)

    Additional Benefits

    Monthly food allowance $250 (Added to paycheck)
    Residents receive a 25% discount in the FMC cafeteria
    Annual education allowance $1,200
    Conference allowance $3,000
    Health, dental, disability, life insurance options
    Malpractice insurance
    2 labs coats per academic year
    An Apple iPhone with a monthly service plan
    An Apple iPad or a laptop (determined by Program Director)
    Subscription to Epocrates
    20 days paid time off per academic year
    Free garage parking at hospital

  • Fairfield Medical Center is proud to offer a variety of medical education learning experiences.

    Anesthesiology


    Cardiology


    Cardiothoracic Surgery


    Cardiovascular


    Critical Care


    Diagnostic Radiology


    Emergency Medicine


    Endocrinology


    Family Medicine


    Gastroenterology


    General Surgery


    Hematology


    Hospice & Palliative Care


    Internal Medicine


    Interventional Radiology


    Neurology


    Oncology


    Orthopedic Surgery


    Otorhinolaryngology


    Pathology


    Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


    Pulmonology


    Rheumatology


    Please contact Katherine Slykerman, our Student Coordinator, for assistance with rotation and housing needs.

    Contact information

    Katherine Slykerman
    Student Coordinator
    katherinesl@fmchealth.org
    740-687-8651