Residents, Fellows & Applicants —
Welcome to DAYTON!

On behalf of the entire Graduate Medical Education (GME) community - welcome to our new residents and fellows. Welcome to Dayton! is a document that will help you find some of the hot spots you might to need to know about in the Dayton area.

The Greater Dayton Hospital Association's website, www.daytonhospitaljobs.com, has links to all non-physician jobs in the area hospitals. We think it also has some great info about the Dayton community—things to do and see. Check it out!

2024 DAGMEC Virginia C. Woods Resident/Fellow Research Forum Winners

Patient Safety/Quality Improvement

First Place Award

PS-8 – Samuel Shine, D.O. (KH-Dayton Orthopedic Surgery)  – Pre-operative brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) screening in geriatric hip fracture protocols leads to delays in patient care without meaningful change in treatment course

Second Place Award

PS-2 – Blace Haviland, D.O., (KH-Dayton Internal Medicine) – Inadequacy of Barrett's Esophagus Screening Rates in the Community



First Place Award

R-1 – Steven Bennett, D.O., (KH-Dayton Orthopedic Surgery) – Transparency Matters: Assessing Harms Reporting Compliance in RCTs Underpinning AAOS CPG for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

Second Place Award

R-6 – Reem Daboul, D.O., (KH-Dayton Orthopedic Surgery) – Empowering Hijabi Medical Students and Physicians: A Survey Unveiling Perspective on Pursuing Surgical Specialties and Inclusivity in Healthcare


Case Reports/Series

First Place Award 

CR-28 – Tiffany Noel, M.D., (WSU Plastic Surgery-Integrated)– The BKA TKA: A Unique Approach To An Atypical Patient With A Typical Orthopedic Problem

Second Place Award

CR-24 – Jacob Markovicz, D.O., (KH-Dayton Otolaryngology)–Gargantuan Carcinoma Ex Pleomorphic of the Submandibular Gland


Fellow Submissions

First Place Award

F-11 – Samantha Neumeier, M.D., (WSU Pediatric Hospital Medicine) – Increasing the Percentage of Problem Lists Marked as Reviewed at Discharge by the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Service

Second Place Award

F-14 – Jessica Stanfield, M.D., (WSU Child & Adolescent Psychiatry) – Study of Cognitive Predictors in the Evaluation of Substance Use Disorder Outcomes Pilot



The DAGMEC office is located with the offices of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. Our mission is to support all of the Dayton-area residency and fellowship programs. Albert Painter, Psy.D., serves as the director. The contact information is below.

Lisa Boydston at lisa.boydston@wspi.org, phone: 937.245.7278
Taunia Robinson, M.B.A, HCM at dagmec@wright.edu
Office location: Wright State Physicians Health Center, 725 University Boulevard, Fairborn, Ohio 45324

Helpful Information

Upcoming Events

25th Annual Virginia C. Wood Resident/Fellow Research Forum

A poster presentation featuring research and scholarly work by interns, residents and fellows
Thursday, May 2, 2024 
5–7 p.m.

Virtual event: Join Gather Town instructions (PDF)

News & Accomplishments

Full Accreditation
All residency and fellowship programs are fully accredited. Congratulations to the entire GME community on this accomplishment!


Dayton Area Graduate Medical Education Community

Randy J. Woods, M.D., FACS
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education, DIO

Boonshoft School of Medicine
Wright State University
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, OH 45435-0001


Lisa Boydston
Fax: 937.245.7955
E-mail: lisa.boydston@wspi.org

Taunia Robinson
E-mail: dagmec@wright.edu


Wright State Physicians
725 University Boulevard
Fairborn, OH 45324
Directions and Map (PDF)