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News Samaritan Welcomes New Chief of Internal Medicine Residency

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Michael Guzman, DO, has been named chief medical resident for the Samaritan Health Services Internal Medicine Residency program.

As chief resident, Guzman is responsible for supervising and coordinating the education of resident physicians and medical students.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to play a key role in the education of medical students and residents at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center for the 2015-2016 academic year,” Guzman said. “I look forward to working closely with Graduate Medical Education and all hospital staff to continue providing excellent physician training and ultimately excellent medical care. Investing in quality physician training today ensures quality patient care for tomorrow, and it is a privilege to be a part of that.”  

Guzman earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis, and a medical degree from the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed residency training at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center.

Following his year as chief internal medicine resident, Guzman plans to become a hospitalist and hopes to continue his role in academia.

More about Samaritan Health Services’ Internal Medicine Residency program

This three-year graduate medical education residency program offers training and experience to prepare physicians for a successful career caring for adult patients in the hospital, clinic and other medical settings. Physicians in the program also serve as primary care providers at Samaritan Health Services internal medicine clinics. Emphasis on prevention, diagnosis, treatment and comprehensive patient care creates a solid foundation for new internists.

For more information about the Graduate Medical Education programs of Samaritan Health Services, visit samhealth.org/GME.