St. John Medical Center Family Practice Residency

Our continuity clinic is located in suburban
 Westlake, OH

also at this location

Physical therapy
Cardiac Rehab

Hand Surgery 

The clinic is the heart of our residency

  • We implemented Allscripts EHR in 2012
  •  Electronic prescribing
  •  Electronic orders
  •  Electronic messaging
  •  Paperless charting


Clinic days
PGY-1: 2 half days a week
PGY-2: 4 half days a week
PGY-3: 4 half days a week




Clinic facts

  • Our preceptors give their full attention to teaching when in the clinic 
  • We usually have 3-4 residents for each session 
  • We do both direct and indirect precepting depending on the competence of the resident -Medical students are often part of the team   
  • Patients ranging from 2 week old infants to 80+ year old patients 
  • Our reception staff try when at all possible to maintain continuity for our patients 




    There is always an osteopathic faculty available for consult and guidance even if the preceptor for the day does not perform OMM.



    • 1 hour session of didactics every day before starting to see patients 
    • Sessions are led by the preceptor for the day
    • Additional didactics daily before morning rounds in the hospital









      SJMC Facts:

    • Level III Trauma Designation
    • Cancer Center Accreditation & Commendation from the Commission on Cancer
    • Chest Pain Designation
    • Primary Stroke Center Accreditation

    • Admissions

      ER Visits 38,318
      Deliveries 676
      Surgical Cases 7,004
      Open Hearts 73
      Catherization Lab 2,097
      Outpatient Visits 141,882
      Average Daily Census 127
      Pediatric Admissions 553