Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Sponsored Graduate Medical Education Programs
Revised April 2002; Updated July 2010
The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (BSOM) is committed to excellence in both education and medical care. As a sponsoring institution for graduate medical education, the Boonshoft School of Medicine is responsible for providing an organized educational program with guidance and supervision of the resident, facilitating the resident's ethical, professional and personal development while ensuring safe and appropriate care for patients.
As the parent institution for sponsored residency and fellowship programs, the BSOM is responsible for administration, for monitoring quality and assuring compliance with accreditation requirements, and for appointing the program director. Each program has a fiscal agent hospital which is responsible for employing the civilian residents in a program. Military residents are employed by the USAF.
Activities of the residents in the hospitals are coordinated through the departments of medical education of the respective hospitals and the BSOM. Employing hospitals are responsible for all salary and fringe benefits.
The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, hereafter referred to as the "BSOM," operates graduate medical education programs in cooperation with its affiliated teaching hospitals and other health care institutions, hereafter referred to as "Hospitals." Physicians selected as participants in the program are offered an educational experience approved by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education and shall be designated as "Residents."
The policies in this manual apply to residency programs sponsored by the BSOM.