Residency Program

Programs

The Graduate Medical Education Department of Cape Fear Valley Medical Center supervises all residency programs including the scheduling of rotations, call schedules, and didactic programs.

Depending on the program – residents will participate in didactic activities that include daily morning report, case conferences, EKG and radiology interpretation workshops, monthly Journal Clubs, OMM labs and practical exercises, program specific board review, and weekly Cecil’s Textbook of Medicine reviews for first year residents.

Emergency Medicine Residency - NRMP Program Code - 2128110C0

The Emergency Medicine Residency Program is structured to provide residents with the fundamental knowledge and essential principles requisite to emergency medicine (EM). To provide a program in the applied basic medical sciences including laboratory exercises of an applied nature to be closely integrated with the clinical experiences of the resident. These will include: knowledge, skills, emergency lifesaving techniques and medical care and function as consultants to other physicians. This program will develop its emergency medicine residents to be qualified to teach basic osteopathic principles, to implement these concepts and to integrate them into undergraduate and postgraduate clinical programs and promote excellence in administrative aspects of emergency medicine.


General Surgery Residency - NRMP Program Code – 2128440C0

The General Surgery Residency Program is structured to provide residents with the fundamental knowledge and essential principles requisite to general surgery. This program will provide basic medical sciences including laboratory exercises of an applied nature to be closely integrated with the clinical experiences of the resident. These will include: basic sciences applicable in surgery – anatomy, microbiology, biochemistry, pathology, pharmacology, and physiology. Additionally, the general surgery residency program will train residents to function as consultants in surgery and its specialties. This program will develop surgeons to be qualified to teach basic osteopathic principles, to implement these concepts and to integrate them into undergraduate and postgraduate clinical programs.


Internal Medicine Residency - NRMP Program Code – 2128140C0

The Internal Medicine Residency is structured to provide residents with the fundamental knowledge and essential principles requisite to the practice of internal medicine. The basic techniques of physical examination, the necessary skills for performing clinical procedures, and the capability to communicate clearly with patients, their families and other members of the health care team are stressed in this residency. This program will develop its internal medicine residents to be qualified to teach basic osteopathic principles, to implement these concepts and to integrate them into undergraduate and postgraduate clinical programs.


Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency - NRMP Program Code - 2128220C0

The OB/GYN Residency Program is structured to provide residents with the fundamental knowledge and essential principles requisite to obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN). To provide a program in the applied basic medical sciences including laboratory exercises of an applied nature to be closely integrated with the clinical experiences of the resident. These will include: knowledge, skills, medical and surgical care of the female reproductive system, and women’s health conditions. In addition, the OB/GYN Residency Program will train residents to function as consultants to other physicians. This program will develop its OB/GYN residents to be qualified to teach basic osteopathic principles, to implement these concepts and to integrate them into undergraduate and postgraduate clinical programs.


Psychiatry Residency - NRMP Program Code - 2128400C0

The Psychiatry Residency Program is structed to provide residents with an environment where they can develop the knowledge, clinical and professional skills, compassionate behavior, and caring attitudes to enable them to become competent psychiatrists. The psychiatry residency program has been designed to fulfill each of the standards for residency training in general psychiatry identified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The psychiatry training program will increase the capacity of the local care delivery system and have a positive impact on the health indicators in our region by expanding access to behavioral health. The presence of this program will benefit the local community and result in improvement of behavioral care in Cumberland County.


Transitional Year - NRMP Program Code – 2128999P0

The Transitional Year Program is structured to provide residents with the fundamental knowledge and essential principles requisite from the application of pre-doctoral knowledge to clinical decision-making and skills that will enable them to pursue a residency program for further training. The basic techniques of physical examination, the necessary skills for performing clinical procedures, and the capability to communicate clearly with patients, their families and other members of the health care team are stressed in this training program. Exposure to core disciplines will be provided in internal medicine, family medicine, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and emergency medicine. Schedules will be tailored to meet the requirements for completing the transitional year and entry into the desired residency program.