interns & residents

internship and family practice residency program at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital

As a member of the Mountain State Osteopathic Postgraduate Training Institution (MSOPTI), OLBH serves as a teaching facility for graduates of osteopathic schools of medicine. OLBH offers future physicians an American Osteopathic Association internship program and a fully-accredited family medicine residency.

Do you have the desire to work in a family-oriented community, nestled in the hills of Northeastern Kentucky, where you could observe some of the area’s most highly respected and skilled medical professionals, and above all, help hundreds of patients in need? OLBH is the place for you.

We invite you to take a closer look at the training programs offered at OLBH. The program offers a one-year traditional internship as well as a three-year family medicine residency. As part of the hospital’s ongoing efforts to offer innovative solutions to the health care problems facing the residents of Appalachia, the mission of the program is to select and train people who are dedicated to providing quality primary medical care.

The training is specifically designed to prepare physicians for the unique demands of a practice. You will be provided the opportunity to expand your knowledge base, while working with a variety of health care professionals in a multi-disciplinary environment.

The program offers a commitment to onsite teaching by dedicated physicians. Residents are prepared to practice a full scope of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care, from newborn to geriatric. The program offers weekly didactic lectures, morning report, and teaching rounds from a medical staff consisting of some of the country’s most renowned physicians, including a vast array of specialists. The family practice clinic incorporates traditional aspects of family medicine training with current advances in osteopathic principles, practice, and medical technology. Each resident has the opportunity to put his/her training into practice under the guidance of a physician mentor. Each resident is responsible for a panel of patients that mirrors the demographics of the community.

program benefits include…

  • Preceptor to intern/resident ratio of 1:1 on rotations

  • Competitive salary:

  • PGY1 - $41,000 PGY2 - $43,000 PGY3 - $45,000 

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance available 

  • Malpractice insurance 

  • Step 3 Board exam fee paid 

  • 15 days vacation per year plus 2 CME conferences - Kentucky Osteopathic Medical Association and West Virginia Osteopathic Association Spring Meeting in Charleston 

  • Education reimbursement 

  • ACLS, PALS, NRP, and other CME programs offered onsite 

  • Direct deposit of paycheck 

  • Firm Fitness at Bellefonte Pavilion (health club) membership 

  • Meals while on duty 

For more information contact:
Gail Feinberg, DO, FACOFP
Director of Medical Education
Phone: 606-833-3171
Fax: 606-833-2280
Gail_feinberg@bshsi.org

osteopathic intern & resident training program - mission statement

The mission of the OLBH intern and resident training program is to select and train people who will provide quality primary health care to their patients.
 
The training is specifically designed to prepare interns and residents for the unique demands of a busy family practice. The presence of the program at OLBH offers a unique opportunity to educate a variety of health professionals in a multi-disciplinary environment and in collaboration with MSOPTI and other community programs. Quality training can best be provided in an atmosphere that supports the professional and personal development of all participants.
     
OLBH’s training program is part of a rural health initiative mandated by the state of Kentucky to offer innovative solutions to the many health care problems facing Appalachia by blending the academic and service missions of the hospital and local health care organizations and professionals.

The training program is a dynamic program dedicated to education excellence in a rural community setting. It prepares osteopathic practitioners for careers in medicine not only in a rural setting, but in suburban and urban settings as well.

For more information contact:
Gail Feinberg
D.O. FACOFP Director of Medical Education
Phone: 606-833-3171
Fax: 606-833-2280
Gail_feinberg@bshsi.org

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