Family Medicine Residency Program

Teresa W. Zryd, M.D., M.S.P.H., Director

Curriculum Schedule

Throughout the 36-month Family Medicine Residency Program here at Wright State University there is ample flexibility through electives and individually structured learning experiences to meet your specific educational goals. Advanced exposure to hospitalist medicine, obstetrics, sports medicine and geriatrics is also available. The curriculum meets or exceeds all requirements of the Residency Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

year 1 curriculum

Residency Year 1

The first year focuses on inpatient clinical experiences. You will rotate at Miami Valley Hospital (MVH) and Good Samaritan Hospital (GSH), as well as the Children's Medical Center of Dayton (CMC) for pediatrics. You will care for your personal patient panels in your selected outpatient site one to two half days per week. The first year is comprised of the following rotations:

  • Fundamentals of Family Medicine
  • Obstetrics (2 months)
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Children's Inpatient (2 months)
  • Neonatology
  • Family Medicine Inpatient (2-3 months)
  • Cardiology
  • Surgery (1-2 months)

Residency Year 2

In your second year, you will make the transition toward a more extensive outpatient care experience and will spend two to three half days per week caring for your private patients in the office setting. The second year is comprised of the following rotations:

  • classroom settingChildren's Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine Inpatient (1-3 months)
  • Surgery (MVH)
  • ICU
  • Psychiatry
  • Dermatology
  • Outpatient Pediatrics
  • OB (GSH)
  • Orthopedics (GSH)
  • Gynecology
  • Pulmonology
  • Elective

Dr. Steve Swedlund

Residency Year 3

In your final year of training, you have the opportunity to supervise junior residents on the inpatient service. Most ambulatory rotations consist of five half days per week in the office of a sub-specialist and three to four half days per week caring for your patients in your office. The third year is comprised of the following rotations:

  • Community Medicine
  • Sports Medicine/Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Geriatrics
  • Urology/Ophthalmology
  • Practice Management
  • Family Medicine Service Chief (3 month)
  • Orthopedics (MVH)
  • ENT
  • Electives (2-3)

Didactic lectures occur Wednesday afternoons of every week throughout all three years of residency training.