Frequently Asked Questions
1. Where is the program in the process of the single accreditation system?
We are currently in "continued pre-accrediation" status with the ACGME. We anticipate full accrediation by July 2017.
2. Is the program unopposed?
Yes, we are the only residency program at Houston Medical Center.
3. Do you have an electronic medical record (EMR)?
Yes, we have EMR’s at both Houston Medical Center and the Pavilion Family Medicine Center.
4. Are there opportunities for residents to develop their skills as educators?
Yes, residents actively teach interns, their fellow residents, medical students, as well as some exposure to advanced practice nurses and nursing students. Residents also develop formal presentations for the program academic sessions and hospital continuing medical education (CME) activities.
5. Is there an educational component to the program?
Yes, formal didactic sessions are held each Thursday afternoon. Faculty and residents give presentations at this time and engage in other educational activities such as case-based discussions, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine workshops, and quality improvement initiatives. Morning Report occurs daily.
6. Are there research opportunities available?
Yes, residents actively participate in program and hospital projects and quality improvement initiatives. Submission of the results of these projects for publication and poster presentations at national conferences is highly encouraged.
7. What is it like to live in Houston County?
Houston County offers a great community blend of city, suburban, and rural living, all within easy access to Houston Medical Center, Pavilion Family Medicine Center, and a variety of recreational, sporting, and cultural activities. Warner Robins is one of the fastest growing cities in Georgia and Perry is known for its quaint, Southern charm. For more information on our location, click here.