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FSU College of Medicine and Winter Haven Hospital to Announce New Family Health Residency Program

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CONTACT: Doug Carlson, College of Medicine
(850) 645-1255; doug.carlson@med.fsu.edu

Angel Neubrand, BayCare Medical Group
(863) 291-6736; angel.neubrand@baycare.org

Feb. 2, 2018

FSU COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AND WINTER HAVEN HOSPITAL TO ANNOUNCE NEW FAMILY HEALTH RESIDENCY PROGRAM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida State University College of Medicine and Winter Haven Hospital have partnered to provide additional health care access in Polk County.

The partnership establishes a residency program, also known as graduate medical education, for family health physicians.
Media and community stakeholders are invited to attend an announcement of the partnership that will feature guest speakers including FSU President John Thrasher and College of Medicine Dean John P. Fogarty, M.D.
The announcement will take place:

FRIDAY, FEB. 9
NOON
WINTER HAVEN HOSPITAL AUDITORIUM
200 AVENUE F NE
WINTER HAVEN, FLA.

Attendees are encouraged to use valet parking services at the main entrance of the hospital. Directions and navigation assistance to the auditorium will be provided at the main entrance. Speakers will be available for interviews following the program.

About Florida State University College of Medicine
The FSU College of Medicine was founded in 2000 with a mission to educate and develop exemplary physicians who practice patient-centered health care, discover and advance knowledge and are responsive to community needs, especially through service to elder, rural, minority and underserved populations.

About Winter Haven Hospital
Established in 1926, Winter Haven Hospital is a 529-bed facility accredited by the Joint Commission. More than 300 board-certified physicians comprise its medical staff, covering specialties such as orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, open heart and emergency services.

About BayCare
In 2013, Winter Haven Hospital joined the Tampa Bay area-based BayCare Health System, a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 15 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care and wellness.

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