Spring Hill, Florida (December 4, 2015) - Oak Hill Hospital's current Graduate Medical Education (GME) program in internal medicine is in its second year and the hospital now has 20 residents on staff. This success has led to the expansion of the GME program into anesthesia and family practice. Oak Hill Hospital announces the appointment of Dean F. Connors, MD, as Program Director for the hospital's residency in the specialty of anesthesiology. The hospital also announces the appointment of Michael King, MD, MPH (Master of Public Health), FAAFP (Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians), as Program Director of the GME's program in family medicine.
Dr. Connors comes to Oak Hill Hospital from Ohio State University School of Medicine, the Wexner Medical Center, where he served as associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Connors received his MD from the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. He also holds a Ph.D. in exercise physiology/education from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Dr. Connors also holds a BS in secondary education in English and physical education and an MS degree in education, both from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
Dr. Connors is certified as an instructor in both Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support. He is also certified as a provider of Pediatric Advanced Life Support. He is board certified in anesthesiology and is currently participating in the American Board of Anesthesiologists Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesia (MOCA) program. Dr. Connors is also certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners.
Dr. Michael King, MPH, FAAFP (Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians) comes to Oak Hill Hospital from the University of Kentucky Medical Center where he served as associate professor. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine where he also completed the Family Medicine Residency Program and Faculty Development Fellowship at the Department of Family & Community Medicine.
Dr. King holds a Masters of Public Health degree with emphasis in health services management from the University of Kentucky College of Public Health. He has served as associate professor at University of Kentucky Medical Center. Dr. King has served as the Family Medicine Residency Program Director for both the Lexington, Kentucky program and the Rural Training Track Program in Morehead, Kentucky, for the last eight years.
Both physicians have well established credentials in the areas of academic medicine and are the authors of countless abstracts and articles.
ATTACHED PHOTOS: Dean F. Connors, MD, Michael King, MD, MPH, FAAFP