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Residency Program at IU Health Arnett

Indiana University School of Medicine Arnett Family Medicine Residency, launching in 2018, facilitates learning across the continuum of care while emphasizing patient-centered ambulatory care delivery. The program’s longitudinal curriculum model provides the basis for achieving the quadruple aim of enhancing the patient experience, improving population health, reducing cost of care, and reducing physician burnout.

This family medicine residency training program promotes optimal health for individuals, families and the community by providing continuing and comprehensive patient-centered care and delivering excellence in family medicine through innovative medical education and practice. The Indiana University School of Medicine Arnett Family Medicine Residency Program prepares future physicians to provide patient-centered care through multidisciplinary efforts that integrate comprehensive team-based care and population health approaches for individuals, families and the community.

Clinical Facilities

The IU School of Medicine Arnett Family Medicine Residency is housed in a brand new, state-of-the-art ambulatory-care facility located in the Medical Office Building at the main Indiana University Health Arnett hospital campus near the IU School of Medicine—West Lafayette campus, allowing for seamless learning between in-patient care, obstetrics care, and ambulatory care. Residents in this program are incorporated as physician partners within the hospital’s physician group, which employs more than 250 physician educators. Indiana University Health is the largest health care organization in the state of Indiana, offering award-winning comprehensive health care services across the state.

Residency Program Faculty

Michael E. Busha, MD

Michael E. Busha, MD

Associate Dean for Statewide System Advancement
Travis J. Dams,

Travis J. Dams,

Academic Non-Employee
Kelly R. Dardeen, PsyD

Kelly R. Dardeen, PsyD

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette
Emilee J. Delbridge, MA

Emilee J. Delbridge, MA

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
Kishan B. Patel, MD

Kishan B. Patel, MD

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette
Charles J. Myers, MD

Charles J. Myers, MD

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette
Ashley P. Williams, MD,  BS

Ashley P. Williams, MD, BS

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette
Jeffrey P. Williams, DO

Jeffrey P. Williams, DO

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette

Additional Program Faculty

The IU School of Medicine Arnett Family Medicine Residency program is further enhanced by the leadership and expertise of Shellie Coleman, FNP-BC; Rebecca Hauck, FNP-C; and Mary Frances Hudson, LCSW.

Compensation and Benefits

In addition to exceptional training, residents at IU School of Medicine receive competitive benefits, including generous stipends and paid time off. Arnett Family Medicine Residency trainees receive an additional education stipend based on their stage of training: PGY-1 $10,000 and $1200 technology stipend; PGY-2 $5,000; PGY-3 $5,000. First and second-year residents receive 21 paid vacation/sick days, and third-year residents can take up to 28 paid vacation/sick days.

Other benefits of the residency program include a laptop; iPad; iPhone with data plan; paid AAFP and AMA membership dues; malpractice insurance; State of Indiana licensing fees; medical/dental insurance plans (paid in full for residents and family); disability and life insurance; cost of ABFM certification exam; cost of USMLE or COMLEX Step 3 registration fee; BLS, ACLS, NRP, Advanced Life Support for Obstetrics (ALSO), PALS and ATLS courses. For those who are interested, the program also offers informatics training, Medicare and Medicaid-compliance training, online access to medical education resources (including Lexicomp, UpToDate, MD Consult, Micromedex, DynaMed, AAFP On-line Procedures and more), free parking, and two free monogrammed lab coats. All on-call scrubs are provided.