Green Bay – The MCW-Prevea Family Medicine Residency Program is pleased to announce its first round of physicians now accepting appointments at the Prevea Shawano Avenue Health Center, 1727 Shawano Ave. in Green Bay: Kalpana Bair, MD; Snigdha Kalidindi, MD; Nana Merabova, MD; and Sarah Zeeshan, MD.
The MCW-Prevea Family Medicine Residency Program is for physicians who have completed medical school and are interested in the field of family medicine. Physicians train for 3 years in the program, providing direct medical care to patients under the supervision of experienced faculty physicians and community preceptors.
The MCW-Prevea Family Medicine Residency Program operates out of the Prevea Shawano Avenue Health Center to provide a variety of primary health care services for adults, children and the elderly. Appointments with a family medicine resident physician at the Prevea Shawano Avenue Health Center can be made now by calling (920) 431-1810. Same-day appointments are available.
“We are excited to welcome these new physicians and their families to the Green Bay area to enhance access to primary medical care for people of all ages in all stages of life,” said Dr. Manal Soliman, MCW-Prevea Family Medicine Residency Program Director.
Fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the MCW-Prevea Family Medicine Residency Program is the first residency program of its kind to be offered in the Green Bay region. It operates as a partnership between Prevea Health, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), Wisconsin Northern and Central GME Consortium (WiNC) and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center.
Drs. Bair, Kalidindi, Merabova and Zeeshan are the first physicians to be matched with the residency program since it was launched in 2020. The MCW-Prevea Family Medicine Residency Program will accept four resident physicians each year for a three-year training period.
Resident physicians of the MCW-Prevea Family Medicine Residency Program also train at additional Prevea health centers across Northeast Wisconsin and at HSHS St. Vincent Hospital, HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay.
In addition to providing new physicians with advanced training in the field of family medicine, the residency program also serves to address physician and primary care shortages in the region, particularly in rural areas. To learn more about the MCW-Prevea Family Medicine Residency Program, please visit: https://www.prevea.com/Family-Medicine-Residency-Program-Green-Bay
About Prevea Health
Founded in Green Bay, Wis. in 1996, Prevea Health is a health care organization that provides high-quality, primary and specialty health care in 80+ locations across Northern, Eastern and Western Wisconsin in clinic and hospital settings. It is partnered with six Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) hospitals across Wisconsin to provide patients a system of highly-coordinated care, close to home: HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay; HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan; HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls; HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire; and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls. For more information, visit: www.prevea.com
About HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center
HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center has been delivering quality health care to Green Bay and its surrounding communities since 1903. Patients benefit from a comprehensive range of services that include cancer care, women’s services, emergency care, preventive care across the lifespan, digestive health, orthopedic, and cardiac care. An affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System, the hospital’s primary purpose is to continue Christ’s healing love through the delivery of competent and compassionate health care in an environment sensitive to the needs of all people. HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center has been named one of the “100 Top Hospitals” nationwide and is accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. An affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System, we draw on the history of St. Francis of Assisi as we move to continue serving the health care needs of our area in Christ’s healing ministry, caring for all people. For more information, visit: www.hshs.org/StMarysGreenBay
About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org. For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.
About the Medical College of Wisconsin
With a history dating back to 1893, The Medical College of Wisconsin is dedicated to leadership and excellence in education, patient care, research and community engagement. More than 1,400 students are enrolled in MCW’s medical school and graduate school programs in Milwaukee, Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. MCW’s School of Pharmacy opened in 2017. A major national research center, MCW is the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and second largest in Wisconsin. In the last 10 years, faculty received more than $1.5 billion in external support for research, teaching, training and related purposes. This total includes highly competitive research and training awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Annually, MCW faculty direct or collaborate on more than 3,100 research studies, including clinical trials. Additionally, more than 1,600 physicians provide care in virtually every specialty of medicine for more than 2.8 million patients annually.