About us

Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is one of the Nation’s most progressive and active hospitals. PMC offers some of the most advanced diagnostic imaging equipment, remarkable facilities and some of the best teaching physicians available anywhere. As a resident at PMC, you will have opportunities to work with the best equipment, great doctors and teaching physicians, and experience the culture that drives our organization to excellence. The Pikeville Family Practice Clinic is located at 184 South Mayo Trail with access to some of the most advanced clinical and diagnostic equipment in the region.

PMC offers rotations for 3rd and 4th year medical students.

PMC provides students a broad array of elective clinical rotations that foster growth of medical knowledge through direct patient-care experiences, both at the hospital and at select private practices. There are several elective clinical rotations in various specialties and sub-specialties of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Surgery. There are many diverse hands-on experiences and rewards that visiting students receive.

As a visiting medical student at PMC,  you will have the opportunity to become an active member of a medical team. You will attend teaching rounds and conferences, take patient histories, perform physical examinations, assist in the operating room and more. In most cases, you will receive one on one teaching experiences from your Attendings.
For more information please call 606-430-7049 or see the contact information below for the program.


  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • American Academy of Osteopathy
  • Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
  • Sponsoring Institution: Appalachian Osteopathic Post Graduate Training Consortium (A-OPTIC)

Didactic Offerings

  • Lecture Schedule
  • Morning Report – weekly (Mon./ Wed./Thu./Fri.)
  • Journal Club – monthly
  • Geriatrics – monthly
  • OMT Lectures – monthly
  • Cancer Case Conference – monthly
  • Morbidity & Mortality – monthly


Disaster Relocation Policy
Duty Hours
Evaluation – Promotion
Faculty Advisors Policy
Grievances Policy
Health and Disability Insurance
Leave of Absence
Professional Liability Insurance
Resident Forum
Resident Supervision Policy
Resident Well Being
Resident Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Appointment and Contract Policy


Our helpful attending physicians and directors provide residents with a wealth of experience and insight that will guide them not only towards successful completion of their residency, but a successful and rewarding practice after residency.

Thank you for your interest in Pikeville Medical Center’s Residency Programs.


Family Medicine Residency Applications:

Applications are coordinated though the ELECTRONIC RESIDENCY APPLICATION SERVICE (ERAS). Our residency coordinator may start receiving applications by September 15.


More information and applications may be found on the ERAS website: https://www.aamc.org/students/medstudents/eras/



Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Manipulative Medicine (ONMM) Residency Applications:

Applications are send directly to the program.  Please submit the following material to Stephanie Roberts, Residency Coordinator:


Personal Statement
Curriculum Vitae
·         COMLEX 1
·         COMLEX 2 CE
·         COMLEX 2 PE
·         COMLEX 3 (if applicable)
Medical School Transcripts
Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
Letter of Recommendation from current or last Program Director or DME (if applicable)
3 Letters of Recommendation


Application Criteria for Pikeville Medical Center’s Residency Programs: Applications will be screened to assure eligibility and prioritized base on eligibility/selection criteria. Components of the selection criteria include but are not limited to:

  1. Applicants must not be out of medical school or residency over 1 year.
  2. Testing: We do not have a testing score limit but rather a number of times took limitation. Applicant must pass each level of COMLEX/ USMLE within 3 attempts.
  3. Testing: Applicants that have passed all COMLEX/USMLE steps 1 – 2 are preferred and will take preference over other applicant applications.
  4. Our residency program does not accept J-1 Visas or HB-1 Visas.
  5. We do accept International Medical Graduate (IMG) Applications. Applicants that have attended an International Medical School must have an Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduate (ECFMG) Certificate.
  6. We do not offer externships or observerships to applicants that are not affiliated to a medical school or residency program. We do offer audition rotations that must be sponsored to a medical school or residency program and must have an established agreement with our medical center.


The GME office will contact the qualified applicants and may schedule an interview with the members of PMC’s Resident Advisory Committee (“RAC”) upon the Program Director’s recommendation.
If not applying through ERAS, after the ACGME match process, the required application material can be faxed to 606-432-5363, e-mailed to stephanie.roberts@pikevillehospital.org or mailed to:
Pikeville Medical Center Residency Programs
Attn: Stephanie Roberts, Residency Coordinator 911 Bypass Road, Pikeville, KY 41501


For more information about the Pikeville Medical Center Residency Program, please call:


or email us at stephanie.roberts@pikevillehospital.org




Pikeville Medical Center offers two programs for potential residents. Click on one of the following for more information about that program.

Family Medicine Residency (3 years)

Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine  (2yrs & 1 yr)


Family Medicine Residency Program

This program is accredited by the ACGME with Osteopathic Recognition status.
3 year/36 month program


  • FP inpatient service
  • FP Continuity Clinic
    • OGME 1 – one half-day clinic per week
    • OGME  2 & 3 – two full days clinic per week
  • 4-5 lectures weekly
  • Annual ACOFP Conference


  • 7 months Internal Medicine
  • 5 months Electives
  • 5 months Surgery
  • 4 months Pediatrics
  • 3 months OB/GYN
  • 2 months Emergency Services
  • 1 months Sports Medicine
  • 2 weeks Community Medicine
  • 2 weeks Practice Management
  • 1 month Hospice


7 Months of Facility Required Rotations

  • 3 months Family Medicine
  • 3 months Hospital Medicine
  • 1 month Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine


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Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine


“The osteopathic neuromusculoskeletal medicine residency program is a primary residency disciplined in the neuromusculoskeletal system.” The residency itself consists of three separate levels that a potential applicant can enter.

Pikeville Medical Center Residency Program offers the following ONMM Levels:

ONMM Level 2 *
Physician Only Program

Length of Program:
24 months/2 years

To be eligible for entry into the program at the ONMM2 level, residents must have successfully completed, prior to appointment, a broadbased clinical year (PGY-1). The program must have been an AOAapproved residency program or an ACGME-accredited residency program with osteopathic recognition in an osteopathic-focused position, and must meet requirements as outlined on ACGME’s Program Requirements website for osteopathic neuromusculoskeletal medicine.

ONMM Level 3
*Physician Only Program
(Comparable to the AOA NMM/OMM Plus One program)

Length of Program:
12 months/1 year

To be eligible for entry into the program at the ONMM3 level, residents must have successfully completed, prior to appointment, a residency in another field.
All prerequisite post-graduate clinical education required for initial entry or transfer into ACGME-accredited residency programs must be completed in ACGME-accredited residency programs, AOA-approved residency programs, and all other approved ACGME recognized residency accreditation organizations. All requirements must be met as outlined on the ACGME’s Program Requirements website for osteopathic neuromusculoskeletal medicine.

Residency Requirements and Rotations are the same for both Levels 2 & 3

  • OMT/OPP Teaching at local Osteopathic Medical School
  • Completion of One Cranial Course during residency
  • Attendance at the Annual American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation
  • OMT didactic sessions in addition to daily medical lectures
  • NMM Continuity Clinic – avg 3 half days per week
  • Peds/OB clinic
  • Inpatient call service
  • Research/Scholarly Activity
  • Patient encounters and procedures

ONMM Residents schedules are unique to individual residents based upon prior residency experience. Specialty rotations are expected in various disciplines which include, but are not limited to:

  • Ambulatory Patient Care
  • Inpatient Patient Care
  • Pain Management
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Podiatric Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Rheumatology
  • Radiology
  • Electives

1st Year – $43,000
2nd Year – $46,000
3rd Year – $47,000
4th Year – $48,000

First Year Sign-On Bonus*

Relocation – $1,500 Housing – $1,500/year
Books – $1,000/year
* Pre-tax amount only for FM or ONMM Program with intent of completion

  • Competitive salary
  • 7 paid holidays/year
  • Paid professional leave
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • Health and dental insurance (prescription card)
  • Disability insurance
  • AFLAC supplemental insurance program (optional participation)
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Paid residency training license
  • 1 paid cranial course (additional benefit for ONMM residents only)
  • Meal allowance
  • Educational allowance
  • Free parking
  • 3 monogrammed lab coats

Kayla Damron, DO (2019)
Residency Program: Family Medicine
Medical School: University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
“I chose this residency due to the university education opportunity in a small town environment. I am originally from the Eastern Kentucky area and be-ing afforded the ability to continue my education in the Appalachian Mountains was a huge factor in my decision. The family atmosphere of this residency makes it truly special.”

Kate Tackett, DO (2017)
Residency Program: Family Medicine
Medical School: University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
"I am so very thankful for my residency opportunity and the family I gained throughout this process. Not only have I received an excellent education, but I made friends that will last me a lifetime. I would make the decision to come here again in an instant."
John Colston, DO (2015)
Residency Program: Integrated FM/FNM
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
"As a result of not originally being from this area, people often ask me why I came to Pikeville. The answer is very simple, I wanted to train at the best place in the country for the skills I wanted. Pikeville Family Practice Residency Program trains well rounded, confident, compassionate physicians. I was impressed with the program as a visiting student and remained impressed after completing my four years of training. The staff, nurses and attending physicians are excellent and supportive. I highly recommend this program to everyone I meet and am proud to say I am a graduate of this program."
Josh Kempf, DO (2015)
Residency Program: Plus One
Year: Graduation 2015
Medical School: University of New England College of Ostropathic Medicine
"If you want results and to learn real Osteopathy, this is the best Plus One Residency in the country with a world renowned faculty."
Angela O'Quinn, DO (2015)
Residency Program: Plus One
Medical School: University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
"During my time in the Family Medicine Residency, I received excellent experiences. I felt well prepared to see patients in both a clinic and hospital setting upon graduation. The hospital is small enough that you get one-on-one time with the attendings but large enough that you have all the specialist areas in one location."
Anthony West, DO (2013)
Residency Program: Plus One
Medical School: Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Previous Residency: Rush University Medical Center, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
"The education and opportunities at Pikeville were astounding. I chose the program for the breadth of experience I received from the physicians who work there. The physicians are positive and supportive and offered solid advice and guidance about treating patients as I enhanced my manipulation skills. The experience helped me obtain the exact job I wanted right out of residency."
Jonathan Hatton, DO (2014)
Medical School: University of Pikeville: Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
"I chose PMC because of the attendings, and the unopposed access to them on all rotations. There was a lot of procedure exposure and one on one teaching. Didactics were also very strong and are almost always presented by a specialist with expert knowledge on the topic being presented."

Teanna Moore, DO (2014)

Residency Program: Integrated
Medical School: University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
"I feel very privileged to have had the opportunity to train with the high caliber attending physicians at PMC. Their dedication to both patient care and education is truly amazing."

Bethani Rose, DO (2013)
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine
"I chose PMC because I am originally from Pikeville and I want to stay in the area to practice. Also, the fellow residents, attendings and staff made me feel like I was a part of the family."
Antoinette Justice, DO
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine
"During my 3rd and 4th years of rotations, PMC was my hubsite. I chose PMC not only because I was a resident of the area but because of the reputation for wonderful learning opportunities as well as physicians who love to teach, which was important to myself in my selected hubsite and future residency program. The faculty and staff were always helpful and friendly and made me feel very welcome and comfortable. It was also a blessing to train in an area I grew up in as well as the learning opportunities that are provided from working in a rural setting. I am very thankful for my residency training and for my mentors for all the time they donated to benefit my future."
April Ratliff, DO (2013)
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine
"I knew I wanted to do Family Practice and in a hospital where everyone was treated with respect and as an individual. PMC matched that description for me, especially with the teamwork I noticed in my 3rd and 4th years as a medical student. PMC continues to exceed my expectations and I know I made the right choice."
Tiffany Salyers, DO (2013)
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine
"PMC's equipment and facilities are state-of-the-art, and the staff are friendly, welcoming and eager to teach. The location is ideal!"
Angel Justice, DO (2013)
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
"I am a native of eastern Kentucky and it was important for me to return to my community with the knowledge and skills the Lord has blessed me with, to help promote quality health care in the mountains I call home."
Jennifer Kingery, DO
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine
"I chose PMC's Residency Program for several reasons. The main reason is for my love of OMT and the FP/NMM program that is offered. I also spent time rotating at PMC as a student and was impressed with the level of education being taught by all the attending physicians. An extra bonus is that it is close to my hometown and family in southwest Virginia."
Jackie Van Manen, DO
Medical School: Des Moines University
Previous Residency: La Crosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency
"PMC's Plus One Residency offers solid osteopathic hands-on training and a unique philosophy. There is a wide variety of patient cases, and the physicians and staff are very patient-centered in the care they give."


For more information about the Pikeville Medical Center Residency Program, please call:


or email us at stephanie.roberts@pikevillehospital.org