Medical Residents Receive White Coats At Manatee Memorial Hospital
Bradenton, FL, (June 20, 2013) -- A White Coat Ceremony for the 2013-2014 Osteopathic Residents and Interns will be held on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. in Manatee Memorial Hospital’s Tower Auditorium. Community leaders, medical staff, hospital employees and families of residents and interns will gather for this special presentation.
The new medical school graduates from around the country will begin their three-year residency program at Manatee Memorial Hospital in family practice medicine or internal medicine. The traditional rotating interns will be here for one-year. Residents and interns will work under the guidance of experienced physicians as they treat patients in the hospital as well as in doctors’ offices.
Catherine Cooper, DO, director of medical education, will supervise the residency program. Program directors include John Peters, DO, for internal medicine and Ronald Grubb, DO, for family practice medicine.
“Manatee Memorial Hospital and the medical staff welcome the residents and interns. We hope that some, if not all, will stay in the community after they have finished their programs and make Manatee County their home,” said Kevin DiLallo, Group Vice President, Universal Health Services, Inc., CEO, Manatee Healthcare System.
For more information: Please contact Kenneth Kniaz, Administrative Manager, Graduate Medical Education (941) 745-7286, Kenneth.Kniaz@uhsinc.com or Rosa Crespo, Coordinator, Graduate Medical Education, (941) 745-7257, Rosa.Crespo@uhsinc.com .
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