We are excited to introduce you to our full-spectrum family medicine residency. Whether you are looking to work with urban underserved, gain skills to provide care in global settings or pursue a career in academic medicine, the University of Cincinnati/Christ Hospital Family Medicine Residency could be the next step in your medical training.

 

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BRAGGING RIGHTS

Our residents and faculty end up doing a lot! Below is a list of some of the things we are currently bragging about. If you want even more click here for the Fall/Winter 2018 department news letter (or here for the Spring 2018 department news letter) and here for the most recent research division news

Dr.  Christian Gausvik  continues to raise money for Alzheimer's disease with his annual  Mimosas for Memories  event. The residency family we there to help celebrate!

Dr. Christian Gausvik continues to raise money for Alzheimer's disease with his annual Mimosas for Memories event. The residency family we there to help celebrate!

The incredible  Dr. Suzanne Watson  as pictured on the front page of the Washington Post. Photo credit (Maddie McGarvey/For The Washington Post). Little known fact, this picture was taken the same weekend that she officiated one of her co-resdients weddings.

The incredible Dr. Suzanne Watson as pictured on the front page of the Washington Post. Photo credit (Maddie McGarvey/For The Washington Post). Little known fact, this picture was taken the same weekend that she officiated one of her co-resdients weddings.

Drs. Julia Bedard Thomas  and  Christian Gausvik  continue our residency’s excellence in geriatric care with a poster at this year’s  AG S.

Drs. Julia Bedard Thomas and Christian Gausvik continue our residency’s excellence in geriatric care with a poster at this year’s AGS.

Dr. Michael Putnam  presents (a solo poster!) on his work to help interns feel more comfortable adjusting to the EMR life- one of the many posters and presentations at  STFM  this year.

Dr. Michael Putnam presents (a solo poster!) on his work to help interns feel more comfortable adjusting to the EMR life- one of the many posters and presentations at STFM this year.

Dr. Michelle Collier as keynote speaker at 21st Century Academic Forum.

Dr. Michelle Collier as keynote speaker at 21st Century Academic Forum.

  • Dr. Anisa Shomo presented at the School Based Health Alliance Conference held in Washington DC and was also featured in the Cincinnati Business Courier. Read more about Dr. Shomo HERE.

  • Dr. Christian Gausvik is the OAFP Resident Leader of the Year award recipient for 2019! Read more HERE!

  • Led by our maternity care faculty several residents have participated in the Smoke Free For Me efforts with Cradle Cincinnati and over the last 5 years the city has seen a 19% improvement in reported smoking rates by women in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters!

  • Dr. Sarah Hollis & Dr. Montiel Rosenthal wrote a chapter on interstitial cystitis that was recently published in the online version of the 5 minute clinical consult 2020 edition.

  • Dr. Suzanne Watson continue to inspire nation-wide after being featured in a Washington Post cover story. She shares her struggles and triumphs as a “non-traditional” medical student.

  • Dr. Christian Gausvik continues his amazing work for Alzheimer's Disease with his Mimosas for Memories and Cincy Brews for Brains events. Thus far he has raised over $76,000 for patients and families suffering with Alzheimer’s in Cincinnati.

  • Drs. Julia Bedard-Thomas and Christian Gausvik presented their work alongside the new geriatric fellowship director Dr. Anna Goroncy at the AGS conference.

  • Dr. Michael Putnam joined several faculty members at this year’s STFM conference. Presentations this year ranged from how to help interns adjust to EMR to healthy living knowledge for high school students.

  • Dr. Rory Rivendale presented her work to improve wellness and cohesiveness for all trainees at The Christ Hospital at the AIAMC conference. She continues to be a champion of resident wellness and her work continues to help shape the culture of our program.

  • Kudos to Drs. Montiel Rosenthal, Anisa Shomo, Julia Bedard-Thomas, Andrea Jaramillo, Kristen Koch and other residents as part of The Women in Medicine of The Christ Hospital hosting the teen girls from DePaul Christo Rey High School and Mt. Notre Dame High School to educate and model what it means to be a woman in medicine and impact the next generation of family physicians. Continuing to build our community engagement this is the third year that our program has been involved. Click here to learn more.

Dr. Rory Rivendale  is a champion of wellness at the Christ Hospital not only for the family medicine residents but also for all trainees in the system!

Dr. Rory Rivendale is a champion of wellness at the Christ Hospital not only for the family medicine residents but also for all trainees in the system!

First place in the Shark Tank for projects designed around smoking cessation.

First place in the Shark Tank for projects designed around smoking cessation.

Dr. Corey Keeton  presenting his project on wellness at the  AADPRT conference.

Dr. Corey Keeton presenting his project on wellness at the AADPRT conference.

Lead by Dr. Rosenthal, several of our residents worked with local high school students to introduce them to the exciting possibilities of a career in family medicine.  Click here to learn more.

Lead by Dr. Rosenthal, several of our residents worked with local high school students to introduce them to the exciting possibilities of a career in family medicine. Click here to learn more.

This year at the NAPCRG conference, Dr. Brian Bouchard and Dr. Megan Rich discuss depression scores for peri-natal populations.

This year at the NAPCRG conference, Dr. Brian Bouchard and Dr. Megan Rich discuss depression scores for peri-natal populations.

THCUCFM residency was a proud sponsor of the regional SNMA conference held this year at the University of Cincinnati. We enjoyed meeting current med students and undergrads and introducing them to the broad practice of family medicine!

THCUCFM residency was a proud sponsor of the regional SNMA conference held this year at the University of Cincinnati. We enjoyed meeting current med students and undergrads and introducing them to the broad practice of family medicine!

Dr. Christian Gausvik  continues to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Association. After his recent  Brews for Brains  event (which multiple of the other residents were able to attend) he has raised over $25,000 in 2018.

Dr. Christian Gausvik continues to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Association. After his recent Brews for Brains event (which multiple of the other residents were able to attend) he has raised over $25,000 in 2018.

Ohio Army National Guard 1st Lt. Sara Stigler (an intern in our program) holds her 2-month-old son Blaise Carver Maples. Blaise was born the day Stigler was scheduled to graduate from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.  The recent article about her is a must read!

Ohio Army National Guard 1st Lt. Sara Stigler (an intern in our program) holds her 2-month-old son Blaise Carver Maples. Blaise was born the day Stigler was scheduled to graduate from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The recent article about her is a must read!

  • Our FMC staff could not be more deserving of the SMILES award they received from Christ Hospital for the care they provide not only the the patient mentioned in the video above, but to every patient that walks into the office. We could not do our jobs without them!

  • Our FMPs have returned the yearly Association of Medicine and Psychiatry conference where they had 5 poster presentations, one clinical vignette and a global health presentation by first year fellow Dr. Shanna Stryker.

Dr. Aruna Puthota is one of the 5 residents in all of UC selected to receive the Gold Humanism and Excellence In Teaching Award. [Editor's Note: I am so proud of her!]

Dr. Aruna Puthota is one of the 5 residents in all of UC selected to receive the Gold Humanism and Excellence In Teaching Award. [Editor's Note: I am so proud of her!]

We tend to have a good showing at the annual Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Conference and May 2018 is no different. Our residents are giving presentations and posters and panel discussions... Oh My!

We tend to have a good showing at the annual Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Conference and May 2018 is no different. Our residents are giving presentations and posters and panel discussions... Oh My!

Dr. Christian Gausvik received a volunteer award from the Alzheimer's Association. How he manages to raise thousands and be a full time intern... I'll never know!

Dr. Christian Gausvik received a volunteer award from the Alzheimer's Association. How he manages to raise thousands and be a full time intern... I'll never know!

Dr. Julia Bedard-Thomas with her son at the SNMA national conference talking to future residents at about job-life balance.

Dr. Julia Bedard-Thomas with her son at the SNMA national conference talking to future residents at about job-life balance.

 

Using the book Dreamland and its historical overview of opiates in America as a backdrop, author Sam Quinones joined a family medicine discussion via Skype to offer his outlook, stressing critical cross-discipline collaboration in communities.

Using the book Dreamland and its historical overview of opiates in America as a backdrop, author Sam Quinones joined a family medicine discussion via Skype to offer his outlook, stressing critical cross-discipline collaboration in communities.

The Clinic First team introducing the TCHMA mascot in Kansas City. This project seeks to find ways to make clinic the priority in family medicine training. For more information  click here.

The Clinic First team introducing the TCHMA mascot in Kansas City. This project seeks to find ways to make clinic the priority in family medicine training. For more information click here.

On November 28, over 50 regional physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, social workers, residents and physician assistants gathered to discuss the opioid epidemic, how it has touched their lives, and what actionable steps can be taken in their practice and communities to move toward a solution.

On November 28, over 50 regional physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, social workers, residents and physician assistants gathered to discuss the opioid epidemic, how it has touched their lives, and what actionable steps can be taken in their practice and communities to move toward a solution.

Dr. Bhattacharyya and Dr. Hartmann presenting on our PFAC

Dr. Bhattacharyya and Dr. Hartmann presenting on our PFAC

Dr. Rich at NAPCRG

Dr. Rich at NAPCRG

Dr. Goroncy at NAPCRG in Montreal

Dr. Goroncy at NAPCRG in Montreal