CORE Resident Selected as AOF Resident of the Year

John L.Weippert, DO, chief resident, internal medicine at St. Joseph Health Center was selected as one of four Outstanding Residents for 2011 by the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF). 

Recipients, who received their honors during the AOA Annual Educational Conference in Orlando, must be in their second through last year of an AOA approved residency program who demonstrate a combination of clinical promise, innovation, skills in health care, and commitment to the osteopathic profession are chosen. Those selected are viewed as future leaders, advocates for their patients, and some even become national and world leaders in health care or research.

Dr. Weippert is a native of Cecil, Ohio. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Toledo and received his medical degree from Ohio University College of Medicine.  Dr. Weippert will be entering an Osteopathic Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Millcreek Community Hospital/Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA this July. 

St. Joseph is a member of Ohio University’s College of Medicine Center for Osteopathic Research and Education (OU-COM CORE.  Osteopathic residency programs offered at St. Joseph include internal, family and emergency medicine as well as orthopedic surgery.