Family & Community Medicine


Expand Your Medical Education

Education is of the highest priority in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, from our predoctoral and partner residency programs, to faculty development and continuing medical education.

SOAR Student-Run Free Clinic

SOAR Student-Run Free Clinic is run by medical and pharmacy students of NEOMED who are dedicated to providing high quality, non-emergent, no-cost health care to the medically underserved residents of Northeast Ohio. The SOAR clinic offers primary care, chronic disease management, basic labs, prescription for medications, and medication therapy management. To volunteer, inquire through the Outreach Student Interest Group.

Accelerated Family Medicine Track

An accelerated curriculum for selected students who wish to complete their medical school requirements in three calendar years and enter a family medicine residency at a NEOMED affiliated hospital following graduation from medical school.

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Rural Medical Education Pathway

A unique set of learning experiences which provides the tools necessary to become a rural primary care physician. The goal is for students to become scholars in rural medicine, provide service to rural communities, and champion rural healthcare systems.

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NEOMED-CSU Urban Pathway

NEOMED and Cleveland State University have partnered to offer two exciting paths to medical education. Collaborating on their strengths in urban health, primary care medicine and inter-professional education CSU and NEOMED strive to meet the changing health care needs within urban communities. The goal of this unique partnership is to recruit a diverse group of future physicians with an expressed interest in serving Northeast Ohio.

Graduate Medical Education

The department works to provide continuing medical education opportunities for health care professionals.

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Residency opportunities in family and community medicine are available in partnership with several hospitals and partners.

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Master of Public Health

Learn about population/community health promotion and disease prevention through courses such as epidemiology, biostatistics, social and behavior sciences, health services administration and environmental health sciences.

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Medical Ethics and Humanities – Master of Arts & Certificate

Provides the opportunity for students and health care professionals to examine how health system stakeholders shape and are shaped by the meaning and value of health, disease, illness, and disability.

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Healer’s Art

A personal in-depth exploration of the time honored values of service, healing relationship, reverence for life and compassionate care. Strengthens altruistic values, sense of calling, and intention to serve.


Joanne Fabick
Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 330.325.6770

Department Chair

John Boltri, M.D.
Phone: 330.325.6787

Department of Family & Community Medicine

College of Medicine at NEOMED