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Anesthesiology Residency Program

Candice Hithe, DO Program Director: Candice Hithe, DO
Number of Positions: 12
ACGME Accreditation Status: Continued Accreditation


Mission:
Kettering Health's Anesthesiology Program offers a comprehensive education in anesthesiology that ensures our residents meet their ultimate career goals. As a department, we are working together for a single purpose: to provide the best possible peri-operative care for our community by educating residents and medical students in the specialty of anesthesiology. We offer clinical training in general, cardiothoracic, obstetric, neurosurgical, pediatric, trauma, and non-operating room anesthesiology. Residents also receive training in regional anesthesia, acute and chronic pain management, and critical care. Hands-on clinical training is augmented by a didactic program, which includes group discussion, faculty lectures, resident lectures, grand rounds, quality assurance preparation, journal club, and simulation training. All of these didactic and clinical activities enable our residents to progress safely and comfortably through different stages of residency with the final goal of obtaining board certification. In addition, residents are encouraged to pursue clinical research, and resources are provided to support this mission.

2021-2022 Academic Year - 3 (PGY1), 3 (PGY2), 3 (PGY3), 2 (PGY4)
2020-2021 Academic Year - 3 (PGY1), 3 (PGY2), 2 (PGY3), 2 (PGY4)
2019-2020 Academic Year - 3 (PGY1), 3 (PGY2), 2 (PGY3), 3 (PGY4)

The Kettering Health Anesthesiology Residency Program is a 4-year categorical program that has received continued accreditation from the ACGME. The program is currently approved for 12 residency positions.
  1. Produce competent, compassionate, well-rounded anesthesiologists who are equipped with the physical and cognitive skills required to handle a multitude of cases, in a variety of workplace settings and patient populations, with a particular understanding of the medically underserved.

  2. Train anesthesiologists who are committed to lifelong learning and capable of completing scholarly activity in a community-based setting that is individualized to their preferences and interests.

  3. Strive to retain the top-notch graduates of the Anesthesiology Residency Program to meet the Kettering Health's overall mission of improving the quality of care throughout the Dayton area and the state of Ohio.

  4. Provide a collegial learning environment that places an emphasis on team work in an anesthesia care team model, wellness, and positive work-life balance.

Kettering Health's Anesthesiology Residency Program offers opportunities in a variety of specialty disciplines including: cardiac, thoracic, neurosurgery, general, urology, orthopedic, critical care, ENT, plastic surgery, OB/GYN and chronic pain management. Program faculty consists of ten anesthesiologists, with a diverse set of certifications. Our 116-bed satellite hospital houses the OB/GYN facilities and is the primary location for ambulatory surgery, as well as the home of our hand trauma center. Dayton Children's Hospital is a pediatric trauma center and provides specialty care in several pediatric medical and surgical specialties.

Our residents rotate at six locations all within the Dayton area.
Grandview Medical Center - 317 beds
Kettering Medical Center - 549 beds
Southview Medical Center - 116 beds
Dayton Children's Hospital - 167 beds
Miami Valley Hsoplital - 970 beds
University of Cincinnati Medical Center - 771 beds
Residents also utilize the Kettering College Interprofessional Education Simulation Center.

Residents 2021-2022
Eric Phillips, DO
Eric Phillips, DO
PGY-4

Heidi Skinner, DO
Heidi Skinner, DO
PGY-4

Ryan Ostler, DO
Ryan Ostler, DO
PGY-3

Marina Riad, DO
Marina Riad, DO
PGY-3

Jason Rodriguez, DO
Jason Rodriguez, DO
PGY-3

Travis Hohenbery, DO
Travis Hohenbery, DO
PGY-2

Michael Popson, DO
Michael Popson, DO
PGY-2

Tiani Schwindt, MD
Tiani Schwindt, MD
PGY-2

Jonathon Burns, DO
Jonathon Burns, DO
PGY-1

Rajan Patel, DO
Rajan Patel, DO
PGY-1

Nicole Siacunco, MD
Nicole Siacunco, MD
PGY-1

Graduates have been accepted into the following fellowship programs:
Acute Pain Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati
Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship at Vanderbilt
Critical Care Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic.
A 2020 graduate has been accepted into a Critical Care Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic.

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS Grandview Medical Center does not support Visas at this time. All applicants for the Grandview Residency programs must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Applicants must apply via ERAS.

More info regarding the Anesthesiology Residency Program is located at:
freida.ama-assn.org
Melinda Forsythe
Medical Education Program Coordinator in Anesthesiology
Phone: 937-723-3729