Emphasizing Complete Patient Care Experience
UnityPoint Health - Trinity Regional Medical Center Residency Program received its most recent approval in 2012 as a PM&S 36. Trinity Region Medical Center is a 200 bed not-for-profit acute care facility with a level 3 trauma center. The medical staff is comprised of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology/Critical care, Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, General and Vascular Surgery, Orthopedics, Podiatric Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anesthesia, Pathology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Interventional Radiology and Emergency Medicine.
Trinity Regional Medical Center Podiatric Surgical Residency emphasizes comprehensive patient care experience from a new patient encounter through discharge. Ongoing experiences include inpatient and outpatient surgical management, adult and pediatric reconstruction, trauma call, diabetic limb salvage, and extensive foot and ankle clinic experience, including practice management in addition to involvement with specialty surgery as part of their rotations. Residents can expect involvement in 750 podiatric surgical cases and average 1500 logged procedures. Approximately 40% of the cases logged are for reconstructive rearfoot and ankle. Over 15,000 podiatric outpatient visits occur yearly and the resident can expect extensive exposure and responsibility in other medical and surgical specialties at the hospital. The residents are fully integrated and welcomed into the hospital care system and the clinic environment at UnityPoint Clinic physicians group, the third largest physician group in Iowa.
Trinity is located in Fort Dodge, Iowa, a medium sized city with Midwestern family values, affordable housing and excellent schools. Residents are provided with a competitive stipend, health, life and malpractice coverage, vacation, sick leave, and CME allowance. Applicants and those wanting to learn more about our program are encouraged to visit.
Paul Dayton, DPM, FACFAS
Director, UnityPoint Health Medical and Surgery Residency/RRA
UnityPoint Clinic - Foot and Ankle
804 Kenyon Road Suite 310
Fort Dodge, IA 50501