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Why Adena?


Adena Health's Medical Education Department is located in the  Adena PACCAR Medical Education Center, a $19 million ultra-modern facility created specifically to train the next generation of healers.

Our seasoned instructors and 281-bed hospital (with its full spectrum of radiological technology, advanced surgical suites, state-of-the-art maternity unit and brand new Adena Orthopedic and Spine Institute provides a fertile platform and environment for training and learning.

Plus, Chillicothe is less than an hour from Columbus and is a micropolitan community that is attracting a variety of  young entrepreneurs and professionals who are seeking a work-life balance that allows them to enjoy the natural beauty, numerous outdoor activities and the vibrant arts and entertainment scene that is Central Ohio.

Our Residency Programs

The Adena Health System's Medical Education Department is dedicated to teaching tomorrow's healers, physicians and health care providers through four highly acclaimed residency programs:

Family Medicine Residency

Internal Medicine Residency

Psychiatry Residency

Pharmacy Residency

Within Adena Regional Medical Center -- our 281-bed hospital -- there is a wide array of services and amenities offered to the community, including MRI, CT Scanning, PET Scanning, advanced surgical suites, intensive/cardiac care, women and children services, a state-of-the-art maternity unit, mental health care, a new orthopedic hospital, and many more areas designed for the comfort , health and safety of our patients. This caring and clinically advanced learning environment is ideal for training the next generation of medical students.

The Medical Education Department is located in the  Adena PACCAR Medical Education Building, a $19 million facility which opened in 2008 and houses the Graduate Medical Education Department for our residency programs, the Wright State Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health’s Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Business Education and the David Meade Massie Virtual Hospital. It is an ultra-modern facility that was created specifically for the purpose of training great Osteopathic physicians. The Simulation Lab located at PACCAR is a state-of-the-art learning center. There are adult male and female, adolescent, child and infant mannequins to help you develop your acquired skills even more. Visiting academicians have stated that it appears to be one of the finest simulation labs in Ohio!

How to Apply

We are so pleased to learn of your interest in Adena Health System’s Residency Programs! Away/audition rotations are scheduled August – December. To be considered for an audition/away rotation, please see the requirements on the right. 

When this information is received, your completed audition rotation request file will be forwarded to the Program Director for review. Upon approval the medical student coordinator will respond with date availability.

For more information please reach out to Joei Gill, Undergraduate Medical Education Program Manager at or 740-779-7076 or Kristin Boggs, Chief Integrity & Compliance Officer at 740-779-8780 or 

Application Requirements

Please send the following information to the Medical Student Coordinator:

  • COMLEX and/or USMLE Score Report with Performance Profile – can be unofficial
  • Medical School Transcript – can be unofficial
  • Letter of Good Standing from medical school
  • Recent Photo (headshot)
  • Specific program and rotation date(s) you’d like to request
  • Family Medicine and Psychiatry auditions are 2-week rotations
  • Internal Medicine auditions are 4-week rotations

PACCAR Facility

The PACCAR Medical Education Center is located on Adena’s Chillicothe campus and serves as a learning site and conference center for both health system staff and community members.

This state-of-the-art facility features a virtual hospital suite and cutting edge technology used in the training of our residents, medical students and those pursuing other professions in health care. 

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