Postdoctoral Programs: Family Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove

The CCOM Family Medicine/Family Practice Residency Program at Midwestern University


The Mission of the Department of Family Medicine, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, is to promote excellence in osteopathic family practice through the advancement of academic scholarship, with a focus on the delivery of medical care.


Rotation PGY1 PGY2 PGY3
Emergency Medicine 1 1 n/a
Internal Medicine 2 1 1
In-Patient 2 2 2
Surgery 1 2 2
OB/GYN 1 1 1
Pediatrics 1 1 2
Family Medicine Outpatient Clinic 1 2 2
Electives 2 2 2
Continuity of Care Clinics 1/week 3/week 4/week

Internal Medicine Electives

Surgery Electives

Clinical Facilities

Residents rotate in the hospital and clinical facilities of St. James Hospitals and Health Centers/Olympia Fields campus and in the offices, a network of ambulatory outpatient clinics, as well as in private offices of family physicians and specialists. OB/GYN rotations are done at outpatient clinics in the Access Community Health Network/Access LaVillita, a federally qualified community health center in Chicago. Surgery rotations are also available at Concentra/Addison Medical Clinic, an industrial medicine/occupational medicine clinic in west suburban Addison.

Program Information

Didactic Program

Weekly: Thursday morning Journal Clubs
Daily: morning and noontime lectures
Textbook: Rakel, Textbook of Family Practice, 6th edition

Community Service

School physicals for low-income children
American Cancer Society Walk for the Cure


All residents teach in the Midwestern University/CCOM Predoctoral program
Residents make presentations at Journal Club
Residents provide educational programs in the community

Program Leadership

Kathleen Bewley, D.O., Program Director and Clinical Chair
Trevor Marcotte, D.O., Assistant Program Director
Kenneth Nelson, D.O., OMM Program Director

How to Apply

You may apply to MWU/CCOM's Family Practice Residency Program through ERAS.


Gina Santiago, Program Cooridnator
708/747-4000, ext. 1681

Related Links

St. James Hospital

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

Community Health Resource Center