Residents will receive a well-balanced education in multiple clinical disciplines designated to facilitate their choice of and preparation for a specific specialty. These rotations will give you the skills necessary for providing comprehensive care to your patients. The Transitional Year residency program offers one year of intensive, hands-on training in both hospital and clinic environments.

  • ACGME Accredited
  • Preliminary Year Program
  • Accepting a maximum of 16 residents per year
  • Located in Searcy, AR population: 24,318, a 50 minute drive from Little Rock.
  • We are composed of four Unity Health campuses: Harris Medical Center, White County Medical Center & Specialty Care campus, with a combined total of more than 249 staffed beds.
  • We have a dedicated radiologist who teaches radiology conferences and an ultrasound course including ultrasound guided procedures.
  • Didactic curriculum includes MKSAP (ACP), Yale Office Curriculum, and Knowledge to Practice (K2P) from Mayo Clinic.
  • One on one sub-specialty rotational experience.
  • Night Float rotation instead of overnight call.
  • Procedure experience begin in the PGY-1 year with opportunities to perform central lines, thoracentesis, paracentesis, chest tubes, and lumbar punctures.
  • Full simulation lab with ACLS scenarios.
  • Yearly educational stipend for Residents - PGY 1: $1,000
  • Newly renovated GME Conference Center for didactic lectures and morning report.

Applications for residency positions are accepted via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). More information for applying can be found at FREIDA online. Our ACGME Program ID#9990400009. Unity Health will consider applicants who are U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, and other individuals with work authorizations that do not require visa sponsorship by Unity Health.

Block Schedule

PGY1
Internal Medicine
Elective
MICU
Elective
Internal Medicine Night Float
Internal Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Internal Medicine
Ambulatory Care
Internal Medicine
Elective
Internal Medicine

 

UNITY HEALTH - GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
3214 E. Race Ave. • Searcy, AR 72143
GME@unity-health.org • (501) 380-2280

TRANSITIONAL YEAR PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Clark Fincher, M.D., FACPP
Clark.Fincher@unity-health.org

TRANSITIONAL YEAR ASSOCIATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Stacy Zimmerman, MD, FACP FAAP
Stacy.Zimmerman@unity-health.org

TRANSITIONAL YEAR RESIDENCY PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Andrea Gee
Andrea.Gee@unity-health.org

Graduate Medical Education

Residents will receive a well-balanced education in multiple clinical disciplines designated to facilitate their choice of and preparation for a specific specialty. These rotations will give you the skills necessary for providing comprehensive care to your patients. The Transitional Year residency program offers one year of intensive, hands-on training in both hospital and clinic environments.

  • ACGME Accredited
  • Preliminary Year Program
  • Accepting a maximum of 16 residents per year
  • Located in Searcy, AR population: 24,318, a 50 minute drive from Little Rock.
  • We are composed of four Unity Health campuses: Harris Medical Center, White County Medical Center & Specialty Care campus, with a combined total of more than 249 staffed beds.
  • We have a dedicated radiologist who teaches radiology conferences and an ultrasound course including ultrasound guided procedures.
  • Didactic curriculum includes MKSAP (ACP), Yale Office Curriculum, and Knowledge to Practice (K2P) from Mayo Clinic.
  • One on one sub-specialty rotational experience.
  • Night Float rotation instead of overnight call.
  • Procedure experience begin in the PGY-1 year with opportunities to perform central lines, thoracentesis, paracentesis, chest tubes, and lumbar punctures.
  • Full simulation lab with ACLS scenarios.
  • Yearly educational stipend for Residents - PGY 1: $1,000
  • Newly renovated GME Conference Center for didactic lectures and morning report.

Applications for residency positions are accepted via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). More information for applying can be found at FREIDA online. Our ACGME Program ID#9990400009. Unity Health will consider applicants who are U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, and other individuals with work authorizations that do not require visa sponsorship by Unity Health.

Block Schedule

PGY1
Internal Medicine
Elective
MICU
Elective
Internal Medicine Night Float
Internal Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Internal Medicine
Ambulatory Care
Internal Medicine
Elective
Internal Medicine

 

UNITY HEALTH - GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
3214 E. Race Ave. • Searcy, AR 72143
GME@unity-health.org • (501) 380-2280

TRANSITIONAL YEAR PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Clark Fincher, M.D., FACPP
Clark.Fincher@unity-health.org

TRANSITIONAL YEAR ASSOCIATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Stacy Zimmerman, MD, FACP FAAP
Stacy.Zimmerman@unity-health.org

TRANSITIONAL YEAR RESIDENCY PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Andrea Gee
Andrea.Gee@unity-health.org