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Medical and Dental Residencies
Ballad Health offers osteopathic, orthopedic and pharmacy residencies through several of our award-winning hospitals and service lines.
Each of our residency programs provides a well-rounded experience with access to up-to-date research, technologies, treatments and resources.
Why choose a Ballad residency program?
Ballad’s residency programs provide the faculty and institutional support – as well as the patient care experiences – you need to prepare for your growing career.
And in addition to gaining the skills to deliver high-quality care, residents can take advantage of our region's exceptional quality of life. The Tri-Cities area of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia offers four distinct seasons, thriving communities and abundant options for indoor and outdoor recreation and entertainment.
We hope Ballad will be your choice to continue your growth, learning and discovery as you progress through your residency experience.
How do I get started?
For more information about Ballad’s pharmacy, orthopedic, osteopathic or dental residency programs, please visit the links below.
There, you’ll find details about each program and instructions on how to apply.
AEGD Dental Residency
Ballad’s AEGD dental residency program is a one-year program with a two-year option located in Washington County Virginia, sponsored by Johnston Memorial Hospital.
The program provides general dentists advanced clinical and didactic training in a multidisciplinary environment that enhances and refines skills and knowledge obtained in dental school while providing practical experiences serving underserved communities.
Family medicine residencies
For excellent medical training in a rural setting, Ballad Health features family medicine residencies at community hospitals* in Southwest Virginia:
- Family medicine program in Abingdon – Johnston Memorial Hospital
- Family medicine program in Big Stone Gap and Norton – Lonesome Pine Hospital and Mountain View Regional Hospital
Internal medicine residencies
Ballad Health also offers internal medicine residencies at two community hospitals in Southwest Virginia:
- Internal medicine program in Abingdon – Johnston Memorial Hospital
- Internal medicine program in Norton – Norton Community Hospital
*To augment this training – for both the family and internal medicine residency programs – our community hospitals work in conjunction with Ballad Health’s award-winning tertiary medical centers to provide well-rounded residency experiences.
Ballad’s orthopedic residency program is a five-year program located at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee, and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
The program provides orthopedic trainees with the clinical and surgical knowledge necessary for all aspects of orthopedic surgery.
Ballad offers the following pharmacy residencies in Tennessee:
- Pharmacy residency in Bristol – Bristol Regional Medical Center
- Pharmacy residency in Johnson City – Johnson City Medical Center
- Pharmacy residency in Kingsport – Holston Valley Medical Center
These programs provide pharmacy residents with challenging and rewarding experiences carefully designed to enhance their current knowledge base.