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May 27, 2020

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Emergency Medicine Residency Program receives initial accreditation

Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center newly developed emergency medical center has received its initial accreditation.

The Emergency Medicine Residency Program is a three-year program and is approved for a total of 18 accredited resident positions. Medical student candidates will be able to apply in the fall 2019 and St. Rita's will participate in the 2020 National Resident Matching Program. The first class of six residents will start July 1, 2020.

The Emergency Medicine Residency Program is led by David Toro, MD, program director; Susan Dunn, academic program coordinator and James Chan, MD, associate program director. 

Subspecialty Education Coordinators, core faculty and rotational faculty whom will contribute substantially to the teaching, mentoring, research, service, and education for this program. 

In 2018, Mercy Health – St. Rita’s announced the creation of new residency programs in the areas of Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, and General Surgery. 

Podiatry and Pharmacy programs had already been in place. In addition to six Family Medicine residents, St. Rita’s will also welcome two Podiatry Medicine & Surgery residents and four Pharmacy residents.