WOMACK FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY Womack Army Medical Center Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Womack Army Medical CenterWelcome to WAMC and congratulations on taking the first step inmaking WAMC your choice in quality medical training centered at thehome of the 82nd Airborne Division.The following presentation highlights the quality training that you willreceive here as a resident combined with the medical and militaryopportunities that are associated with being a part of Fort Bragg’sgrowing community. Come visit us and learn what it means tobe….HOOAH.
Womack Army Medical Center• The hospital started as a 500- bed facility in 1918 when the post was known as Camp Bragg.• Today, the hospital serves WAMC Recently stood up the more than 202,000 eligible Warrior Transition Battalion beneficiaries in the region• Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Podiatry residencies as well as Family Medicine• USUHS and HPSP medical students and rotating PA Students train together
Family Medicine Residency• Received second • The Army’s largest consecutive 4-year Family Medicine Training RRC accreditation in Program with 30 slots for September 2009 trainees and 10 full time faculty• Provides an – PGY1 – 10 outpatient medical – PGY2 – 10 home for over 20,000 – PGY3 – 10 patients and inpatient support for over 100,000 soldiers and beneficiaries.
Family Medicine Clinic• 40 Exam rooms, procedure suites, and offices• The following are located within the clinic for convenience of patients and training: • OB Ultrasound/ Obstetric Monitoring • GXT Capabilities • Minor Procedures Room • Family Therapy Room • Deployment Health Social Worker • Case Managers • Clinical Psychologist • Clinical Pharmacologist
Family Medicine Training in Clinic• Clinical focus areas to maximize Family Medicine training: – Geriatrics Curriculum – Video Preceptor – Nursing Home Curriculum – Faculty Development – Osteopathic Manipulation: Integrated into D.O. Resident Clinics – Sports Medicine – Home Visits – Counseling Clinics – Community Outreach: The CARE clinic, Retiree Appreciation Day
Diverse Specialty Training• Hospital faculty from diverse medical disciplines contribute to training: – Allergy ○ Ophthalmology – Cardiology ○ Orthopedic Surgery – Dermatology ○ Pain Clinic – Emergency Medicine ○ Pediatrics – ENT ○ Adolescent Medicine – Gastroenterology ○ NICU – Pulmonary ○ Urology – General Surgery ○ Vascular Surgery – Hemo/Onc – Neurology – Ob/ GYN – Psychiatry
Obstetrics/GYN At Womack• WAMC has the busiest labor deck in all of DOD• Averaging 300+ babies born per month• Unopposed program • Residents graduate with• All residents graduate average 80 deliveries with Advanced Life • 16 weeks OB/Gyn training Support for Obstetrics • Surgical Obstetrics Elective (ALSO) training available For the full story, follow this link: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/16/world/americas/16iht-babies.1.17858516.html
Pediatrics at Womack• Inpatient Ward, Outpatient Clinic, Nursery, and NICU for 22 weeks total training• All residents certified in NRP and PALS• Residents perform call- duties for Pediatrics service
Research at Womack• Active program in clinical research. – Resident research has received top honors two years consecutive years from the Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly.• Womack Department of Research hosts Annual Research Symposium to showcase work of Family Medicine, Podiatry, and OMFS staff and residents• Research electives available• Hospital Librarian and Statistician available to assist residents with research
Cutting Edge Technology• Womack is one of the Armys most aggressive users of new technologies.• Millions of dollars in technology investments have been made in WAMC and the outlying clinics.• Physicians can log into the network via wireless laptops or personal computers to order prescriptions and lab tests. For the complete story, follow this link: http://www.army.mil/-news/2009/10/23/29231-wamc-networked-hospital-saves-lives-time/
Interested in Operational Medicine?• Fort Bragg is the home of Operational Medicine!• Special Forces soldiers regularly rotate in the hospital to train• Combat Casualty Care Course is part of the curriculum
Living in North Carolina • The Biltmore castle and estate is located in near-by Asheville. • The ocean and its many beaches are a short drive away. • Smokey Mountains National Park and Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills National Park • Excellent SCUBA diving off coast • One hour from Raleigh-Durham metro area.
Womack’s Residents in Action Family Life Sports Contact us for a rotation
Residents busy at playA volleyball game at our annual retreat! Dr Harris at a Triathlon in Pinehurst Womack believes that residents should work hard, and play even harder. You don’t need to give up a life outside of work to be a resident here. Dr Stang is a SCUBA diver
Family at Womack Womack is a very family oriented residency. We have annual residency retreats, annual class retreats, and throw social gatherings on a regular basis. You will not have to worry about never seeing your spouse or children.
Contact Us• Residency Program Director • MAJ Angelita Callahan• Program Coordinator • Ms. Lisa Dent (910) 907-8007 Lisa.Dent@AMEDD.ARMY.MIL• Chief Residents • CPT Robert Grumbo • CPT Tammy J Mantzouris