Why Us?

Orange Park Medical Center Highlights

  • Volume ~115k between main campus and freestanding EDs

  • Level 2 trauma center with helipad

  • Comprehensive stroke center with neuro-interventional 24/7

  • Chest pain center of excellence

  • Facility has its own PICU and Level 3 NICU

  • MICU and TICU/SICU for comprehensive ICU experience and education

  • 44 beds in main ED + 30 beds at free standings

  • Electronic communication boards in patient rooms integrated with EMR

  • Current $100 million+ in expansions including new tower bringing our hospital to 365 beds, new MOB with dedicated simulation space to be run by EM, NICU expansion, new cafeteria, expanded and upgraded EP lab, and much more!

  • Attendings from (15+) different EM residency programs provides exposure to different practice styles and approaches

  • Florida has no state income tax

  • 5-25 minutes to a variety of safe, affordable, suburban neighborhoods to live in

  • Located 45 minutes from multiple beaches

  • Located 45 minutes from international airport

  • Low cost of living means you can actually afford to spend money on the ample recreational activities around the Jacksonville area

Unique features of our residency program:

  • Our residents!

    • Our class comes from a diverse background

      • 9 different states

      • 8 Male, 4 Female

      • 9 DO, 3 MD

      • 8 married

      • 4 residents with children

  • A unique position of being a community hospital with multiple research grants

  • Collaboration with other departments and hospitals (current research with OPMC Dermatology, 3 other hospitals, and 2 other trauma centers)

  • Developing multiple EM fellowships (International, Ultrasound, Research)

  • Bedside Transesophageal Echocardiogram training

  • Extensive exposure and integration of administrative meetings and tasks

  • Numerous guest lectures from distinguished faculty in addition to in-house lecture series from core faculty 

Residents are provided:

  • Salary: PGY1 $52,770 | PGY2 ~$54,770 | PGY3 ~$56,770

  • $1,000+ new laptop

  • iPhone with plan

  • Meals in cafeteria + $1,000 "on call" meal stipend

  • $1,000 in educational/conference funds

  • Competitive 401k match

  • 3 weeks paid vacation + 1 week conference time = 4 weeks PTO

  • Click here for a more complete list of benefits
     

Other Residency / Fellowship programs:

  • Dermatology

  • Family Medicine

  • General Surgery

  • Internal Medicine

  • Cardiology

  • Psychiatry

  • Palliative Care

  • Transitional Year

  • Awaiting decision / In development (*)

    • Anesthesiology

    • Clinical informatics Fellowship (EM)

    • International EM Fellowship*

    • Ultrasound Fellowship (EM)*

    • Research Fellowship (EM)*