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Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency Program earns five-year accreditation

The American Osteopathic Association has granted a five-year accreditation to the Family Medicine Residency Program at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.

The approval was granted following an inspection that included an onsite visit and a review of the program's curriculum, policies and procedures.

Osteopathic postdoctoral training programs such as Memorial's are recognized throughout the United States.  As the only accrediting agency for osteopathic medical education, the American Osteopathic Association is responsible for developing and enforcing postdoctoral training requirements, policies and procedures in order to ensure the highest quality programs.

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is member of The Lake Erie Consortium for Osteopathic Medical Training (LECOMT) and its network of affiliated teaching hospitals.  Its Family Medicine Residency Program is committed to attracting, training and nurturing talented physicians so as to assure quality medical care in our community and beyond for generations to come.



Niagara Falls Reporter - Publisher Frank Parlato Jr. www.niagarafallsreporter.com

May 21, 2013