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Medical Education

We are looking for dedicated, hard-working medical students and residents who have been called to medicine with a strong desire to learn and to make an impact on the people and communities in which they serve. We invite you to look at our positions and contact us with any questions.

Located off of I-80 at exit 62 in the forest covered mountains of the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors, Clarion Hospital is a modern, 67-bed facility dedicated to providing quality care to our community with services ranging from inpatient, outpatient and emergency services. Residents and students will see a wide array of illnesses, treatments, and stages in life. We have been a trusted provider in health care and continue to invest in the wellness of the Clarion region with the opening of our $13 million BHS Health and Wellness Center. This state-of-the-art facility offers the community access to advanced care close to home with Family Healthcare of Clarion, our residency continuity clinic centrally located. With a focus on lifestyle medicine and disease prevention, we train our students and residents in new and innovative ways.

The hospital supports our Family Medicine Residency Clinic, where residents have office hours and regularly provide OMT.

Click here to download the BHS Clarion Hospital Residency brochure

Graduate Medical Education Highlights

A growing number of rotation opportunities in 4 week rotation blocks including:

Family Medicine, Internal Medicine/ICU, General Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, Radiology, Orthopedic Surgery, Hematology/Oncology, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Cardiology, PM&R, Occupational Medicine, Geriatrics, Urology, ENT.

Twice daily didactics including osteopathic education 1-on-1 training with dedicated faculty, meal stipend provided, research Opportunities, great work-life balance.

Family Medicine Residency

  • 3 year unopposed program in a rural setting with strong inpatient and outpatient, hands-on training
  • Night Float Call System
  • Weekly Continuity Clinic
    • PGY1 – ½ day
    • PGY2 – 1 ½ days
    • PGY 3 – 2 days
  • Geriatric and Obstetric Continuity

Transitional Year Residency

  • 1 year program offering a broad range of experiences which will provide a strong medical foundation prior to further training
  • Night Float Call System
  • Weekly Continuity Clinic (½ day)

Medical Student Externship

  • Meal Stipend and Housing Available

About Clarion County

Clarion provides a beautiful backdrop to your education with rolling hills, national and state parks, theater, 50 miles of boating and fishing on the Clarion River, a thriving downtown, safe neighborhoods, and top-rated schools. Conveniently located between Erie, Pittsburgh, and Cleveland. For more information on Clarion County, click here.

Testimonials

Don’t take our word. Real quotes from students, interns, and residents:

  • “Liked the one-on-one time with the attending.”
  • “I love the laid back feeling. Got to see and do a lot.”
  • “I enjoyed the hands-on experience. I also appreciated the independence I had with the patients.”
  • “The staff on the floor and in the OR were very supportive and friendly. I highly recommend this rotation to anyone.”
  • “The ER doctors are good teachers, open to any question. I like how much they trusted my judgment and decision-making.”
  • “Very hands-on. I was second or first assist on nearly every case.”

For more information, contact Ashton.Palmer@butlerhealthsystem.org 814-226-1305

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