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Electives - Lynchburg Program
Lynchburg Program Description
The Residency operates a 14,000 square foot outpatient office in Lynchburg
and a satellite rural office in Big Island, 18 miles north, near the
Ridge Parkway. It uses Lynchburg General and Virginia Baptist Hospitals
with a combined capacity of over 600 beds for its inpatient teaching.
The hospitals are five minutes apart. The joint medical staff includes
approximately 300 physicians in all specialties and houses an extensive
Conferences are held every Wednesday afternoon involving a broad range
of topics with many local or university speakers in addition to weekly
inpatient and ambulatory care rounds and monthly obstetrical and Clinical
Lynchburg is 65 miles south of Charlottesville with a metropolitan area
of 65,000 people with a referral area of over 200,000. A wide variety
of industries are found in the area known also for its five colleges
and for its historical and tourist appeal. Outdoor and athletic activities
abound as well.
At the present time the residency program offers two elective options
which can be structured to meet the specific needs of the student. Room
can be arranged if enough notice can be given.
For further information, please contact Cindy Allen, Coordinator of medical students' electives at 2323 Memorial Ave., Ste. 10, Lynchburg, VA 24501 - telephone (434) 200-5200, fax (434) 200-5213; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our web site: http://www.lynchburgfamilymedicine.com/