Graduate Medical Education 

Rosemary Lue-Barton
Program Coordinator
Graduate Medical Education

Nova Southeastern University
Marc Morganstine, DO, MS, FAODME
Vice President, Medical Education

The choice of a residency program is one of the first important decisions you’ll make as you embark on your career in medicine. Palmetto General Hospital, in affiliation with Nova Southeastern University, offers a premier education and training that will prepare you for a lifetime of healing and serving.

Residency Programs

Fellowship opportunities are available in Cardiology.

Family Medicine 36 months, accepts 15 Residents

This residency, an AOA-accredited program, prides itself on training the highest caliber of competent, caring family practice physicians. Residents also have the opportunity to take part in community and volunteer activities to help underserved populations in South Florida, the Caribbean and Latin America.

The curriculum is organized into 13-week rotations in four-week blocks, giving Residents an additional rotation.


  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology-Oncology
  • Gynecology-STD
  • Internal Medicine
  • Night Float
  • Obstetrics-Gynecology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric ER
  • Rural Medicine
  • Surgical Selectives

Local, International Service Opportunities

  • Medical Missions to Guatemala, Ecuador, Jamaica and Peru
  • Local Medical Outreach
  • Involvement in State and National Medical Organizations  

Program Director: Susan L. Ledbetter, DO  Assistant Professor, Departments of Family Medicine & Geriatrics, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internal Medicine  36 months, accepts 24 Residents

This fully-accredited residency trains culturally-competent, expert physicians in hospital medicine, internal medicine and subspecialties, including cardiology and pulmonology. The program offers a "night float only" system, and all required rotations are completed in the hospital.

The program has a service-oriented rotational schedule to optimize the clinical and learning experience. Each Resident spends a half day per week in an ambulatory setting.


  • Cardiology
  • General Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical ICU
  • Obstetrics-Gynecology
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology/Anesthesiology
  • Surgical ICU

Program Director: Robert Hasty, DO, FACOI  Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Podiatry Surgery 36 months, accepts 12 Residents

This fully-accredited program offers extensive training for foot care and foot surgery, with a high volume of concentration on lower extremities, trauma and pathology. Academic sessions are included as well as regular clinical training.


  • Anesthesiology
  • Behavioral Science
  • Emergency Medicine
  • General & Vascular Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Imaging
  • Orthopedics
  • Pathology
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Rehabilitation

Program Director: Luis Marin, D.P.M.

Cardiology Fellowship 24 months, accepts six Fellows

The first Osteopathic Internal Medicine subspecialty in South Florida, the Cardiology Fellowship trains physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. The program goal is to produce culturally-competent, expert cardiologists for the local community and beyond. Most required rotations are done in-house.


  • Ambulatory/Office-Based Cardiology
  • Diagnostic Cardiology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Program Director: Raul Alonso, MD, 2140 West 68th Street, Suite 308, Hialeah, FL 33016