Grand Strand Medical Center

History

Grand Strand Medical Center is a 369-bed acute care hospital located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The Emergency Department houses an Accredited Chest Pain Center, Advanced Primary Stroke Center, Children's Center and the busiest trauma center in South Carolina. Grand Strand Medical Center is a level 1 adult and level 2 pediatric trauma center. The emergency medicine program started in 2017 and continues to grow and be an integral part of Grand Strand Medical Center. Residents gain experience training at our level 1 trauma center ER as well as our separate pediatric ER and satellite free-standing emergency departments, South Strand Medical Center and North Strand Medical Center. The residency also provides superb exposure to wildnerness medicine cases secondary to our proximity to state parks, mountain regions, and the ocean. Visit our website to learn more about our current residents, faculty, staff and training program: https://mygrandstrandhealth.com/gme/residencies/emergency-medicine/

Leadership

  • Department Chair: Dr. Radley Short
  • Program Director: Dr. Dietrich Jehle
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director: Dr. Dean Johnson/Dr. Dylan Arnold
  • Research Director: Dr. Scott Gutovitz

Training Locations

  • Grand Strand Medical Center
  • South Strand Medical Center (free-standing ER)
  • North Strand Medical Center (free-standing ER)

Primary Hospital

Grand Strand Medical Center

Curriculum

Curriculum contains 13 four-week modules (blocks) in each academic year.

PGY1

  • July - Orientation - 1 block
  • Emergency Medicine - 7 blocks
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine - 1 block
  • Medical ICU - 1 block
  • Orthopedics - 1 block
  • Anesthesia - 1 block
  • Trauma - 1 block

PGY2

  • July - Orientation - 1 block
  • Emergency Medicine - 5 blocks
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine - 1 block
  • Surgical ICU - 1 block
  • Pediatric ICU - 1 block
  • Cardiothoracic ICU/Cardiothoracic Anesthesia - 1 block (2 weeks each)
  • Obstetrics - 1 block
  • Emergency Medicine Ultrasound - 1 block
  • Elective - 1 block

PGY3

  • Emergency Medicine - 9 blocks
  • Neuro ICU - 1 block
  • EMS/Tox/Admin - 1 block
  • Trauma - 1 block
  • Elective - 1 block

Electives

  • Advanced EM/Global Health
  • Advanced EMS
  • Advanced Ultrasound
  • Advanced Emergency Management
  • Advanced Orthopedics
  • Plastic Surgery/ENT
  • Neurology
  • Pathology
  • Radiology
  • Alternative electives can also be entertained with program director permission

Fellowships

Ultrasound

Contact Information

Program Coordinator: Ann Stuart Zakhary - Ann.ray@hcahealthcare.com

External Links

https://mygrandstrandhealth.com/gme/emergency-medicine/

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