August 22, 2017
Spring Hill, Florida — Oak Hill Hospital is proud to announce that it held its first commencement ceremony for its Graduate Medical Education program (GME) in internal medicine. Oak Hill Hospital's third year residents said farewell on June 30 and a new class began on July 1.
Opening remarks were given by Fred Schiavone, MD, WFD, Vice President and DIO for Graduate Medical Education. Welcome was delivered by Mickey Smith, CEO, and Edward Nast, CMO. The awards for Best Teaching Resident and Best Teaching Faculty were presented by Eric Sladek, MD, one of three Chief Residents. Salman Muddassir, MD, and Nikolay Mitzov, MD, presented the Resident of the Year award. All 10 graduates who began in 2014 were honored with graduation certificates presented by Dr. Salman Muddassir.
Three of the graduating physicians will remain at Oak Hill Hospital and an additional six will be practicing within sixty miles of Oak Hill Hospital.
"The fact that we have been able to retain nine out of the 10 residents in the state of Florida proves the success of our program in attracting and retaining highly qualified medical practitioners in the Tampa Bay area," said Salman Muddassir, MD, the program's director.
In the Photo
Back row, left to right: Pranavkumar Patel, MD; Miguel Davila, MD; Marc Armstrong, MD; Ali Vaziri, MD; Eric Sladek, MD; Mohamad Eid, MD
Front row, left to right: Cathlen Delva, MD; Soniya Patel, MD; Megha Oberoi, MD; Sana Kaleem, MD