Tampa Bay/Hudson, Florida – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Department of Graduate Medical Education is proud to introduce fourth class of its Internal Medicine residents. The incoming class of residents hails from medical schools all over the US but also from medical schools here in Florida. The incoming intern class of 2017 residents is as follows:

  • Arun Abraham - Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Melissa Bradshaw - Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Wilco Civil - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Andrea Edwards - Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Tanner Jay - William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Robert Kleyman - Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Evan Lindbergh - Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Jim McAleer - Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Mitul Patel - Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • James Redinski - Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Anthony Salibi - Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Anna Schepcoff - Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine–Carolinas Campus
  • Kevin Silva - Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Aleksey Tsarevskiy - Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Jung Yoon - Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

The Graduate Medical Education Program in Internal Medicine is under the direction of Michael S. Strobbe, DO. The residents train at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point on general internal medicine teams and specialty services including the emergency room, radiology, and electrophysiology.

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) for an internal medicine residency program and is pre-accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The first class began in July of 2014.

According to the Florida Department of Health, there is a critical state-wide need for physicians. The expansion of the Graduate Medical Education Programs such as Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point’s can help to alleviate the shortage. This program benefits the local community. Studies show that many physicians practice where they have completed their residency.