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Barton Health established a Graduate Medical Education (GME) Department in 2015 to promote the quality of graduate medical education for medical students, residents and fellows.

The GME Department ensures a high-quality learning and work environment, and the educational experience leads to measurable educational outcomes in all specialties and disciplines.

Each medical student, resident and fellow is credentialed by the GME Coordinator to ensure all Barton Health requirements are met including: an affiliation agreement with their approved program, background check, letter of good standing, current Certificate of Liability, HIPPA agreement, access to our EMR system, immunization records and acknowledgement of relevant medical staff policies.

Their preceptor must be in good standing with Barton Health Medical Staff Office and is willing to follow the guidelines provided by the student’s school. All requested rotations are approved by the GME Department.

Requirements prior to an elective rotation:

  • Current Affiliation Agreement between Barton Health and facility
  • Program coordinators name, phone number and email

School will provide:

  • Letter of Good Standing of student
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance for the dates the student is at Barton
  • Background check
  • Photo of student

Student will provide:

  • Completed application
  • All immunizations including TB and Flu Vaccine (if applicable)
  • Signed policies (provided to student)
  • CV
  • Current BLS or ACLS card

GME Staff

Keith R Swanson, MD
Director of GME

Jennifer Gaston
GME Coordinator


Site Preceptors

Keith Swanson, MD - Orthopedics
Clay Josephy, MD - Emergency Department
Kim Evans, MD - General Surgery
Amanda Weavil, MD - OB/Gyn

Goals and Objectives for departments with student rotations: