Kendall Regional’s medical and surgical grads are next generation of doctors

Kendall Regional’s medical and surgical grads are next generation of doctors

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With over 8,000 applicants a year and 130 current residents, Kendall Regional Medical Center’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) program is proud to take part in the future of medicine by training the next generation of doctors.

The award-winning hospital’s goal is to provide its residents with outstanding clinical training and didactic educational experiences to produce the highest quality physicians possible. With 48 graduating residents last month, Kendall Regional Medical Center (KRMC) certainly did its part.

KRMC had graduates from all six of their ACGME accredited programs, including anesthesiology, emergency medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, surgical critical care, and transitional year. They also had graduates from their CPME accredited Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program, which is celebrating its 20 year anniversary.

Anesthesiology Residency Program, led by Dr. Nicholas Nedeff, is a community-based university affiliated program with over 40 faculty members. The program has 15 peer reviewed publications, 15 book chapters, 20 abstracts or exhibitions and over 40 presentations at national, regional, state, and local meetings.

Emergency Medicine Residency Program, led by Dr. Emilio Volz, allows residents to work closely with the hospital’s Level 1 Trauma Team in an environment with greater than 90,000 emergency department visits per year. The program offers 12 categorical positions a year, providing each resident with an exceptional clinical experience.

Internal Medicine Residency, KRMC’s largest residency program, the, is led by Dr. Jose A. Gascon, and provides residents with a community based training experience that is both multicultural and multidisciplinary. Internal Medicine Residents develop clinical skills and gain expertise on the diagnoses, treatment and compassionate care of adults.

Transitional Year Program, led by Dr. Robert Hernandez, is an is an ACGME accredited one-year training program designed to provide their residents with a broad variety of medical and surgical specialties. The program gives physicians a well-balanced foundation in preparation to transition into an advanced categorical residency program, a government service commitment, or to help define ambiguous career goals.

General Surgery Residency & Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Programs, with Dr. Mark McKenney as the program director, are both community-based university affiliated programs. Medical graduates from these programs are trained to manage the full range of problems encountered by surgical patients in an intensive care unit as well as how to manage patients on a day-to-day basis.

The hospital’s GME Program provides an educational environment which foster professional and personal development of resident programs, appropriate guidance, supervision and mentoring of all residents.

For more information on KRMC’s Graduate Medical Education Program, call 305-222-6720.

About KRMC
Kendall Regional Medical Center, an award-winning 417-bed hospital, is recognized for providing a wide array of services to the residents of South Florida, as well as visitors from around the world. KRMC offers 24-hour comprehensive medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including trauma and burn care, pediatrics and maternity services, an orthopedic and spine institute, along with patient and community services.

For over 45 years, KRMC has been committed to expanding and improving every facet of the organization. Today, the hospital has grown into a major tertiary-care teaching facility, with more than 700 physicians and specialists and 1,700 employees.

The main campus of Kendall Regional Medical Center is located at 11750 SW 40 St., Miami, FL 33175. For information visit or call 305-223-2200.

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