FSU College of Medicine 2018 annual report 2017 Annual Report - FSU College of Medicine - Page 33

2 0 1 7 A N N U A L R E P O R T 31 ADDRESSING HEALTH NEEDS IN FLORIDA The College of Medicine is committed to increasing community partners to develop additional residency programs opportunities for graduate medical education in Florida as in emergency medicine (Sarasota) and family medicine part of its mission to be responsive to community needs. (Winter Haven). Residency and fellowship programs influence where new The new family medicine residency in Winter Haven will be physicians enter practice, so more GME situated in a part of the state with a significant in Florida means more doctors addressing rural and medically underserved population. the state’s health-care needs. The College Joan Meek, associate dean for graduate of Medicine is the academic institutional medical education, said the program has begun sponsor for five accredited residency its search for a founding director as part of the programs and two fellowship programs - preparation to submit an application for initial located from Fort Myers to Tallahassee. provisional accreditation. In addition, the college is working with INTERNAL MEDICINE-TALLAHASSEE In response to new requirements for wellness promotion Denoux, M.D., who has completed residency training, had and burnout prevention, the program established an internal “Nutritional Nightmare: Hypoparathyroidism Secondary to medicine wellness committee. Seeking to provide activities Celiac Disease” published in the December 2017 issue of The and tools for residents to develop resiliency skills, it’s part American Journal of Medicine. Patel was the lead author on two of a larger effort to create a shift in medical culture. Initial other case presentations published in 2017. In addition, he activities have included sessions on financial planning, as well was accepted to complete a fellowship in pulmonary disease as the discussion of tools to support emotional, mental and and critical care medicine at Orlando Health in 2018. Denoux physical health. was recognized as teacher of the year in 2017. Sachin Patel, M.D., third-year resident; Raymond Shashaty, M.D., associate program director; and Philip Gregory Todd, M.D., program director, Internal Medicine Residency Program at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare