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Internal Medicine Residency at HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital

Our program offers residents an experience that includes cardiology, endocrinology, geriatrics, hematology/oncology, neurology, pulmonology and rheumatology.

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Welcome from our Program Director

Thank you for your interest in the HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program! Our internal medicine residency program is an ACGME-accredited, three-year training program with 39 positions.

OPH trains residents in a state-of-the-art, 365-bed, community teaching hospital with multidisciplinary services including a Level II Trauma Center, labor and delivery, psychiatry, rehabilitation, adult and neonatal intensive care units.

  • ERAS: 1401100937
  • NRMP: 1771140C0

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Program overview

Thank you for your interest in our HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program. Our Program launched in 2015, and received continued accreditation by the ACGME in 2017. We offer a three-year training residency with 39 positions.

HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital is a full-service, acute care hospital located in the heart of Orange Park, providing medical care to the surrounding communities. Orange Park enjoys the benefits of the areas beaches, professional sports teams, theater and a broad range of outdoor activities.

HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital provides residents with a state of the art 365-bed community teaching hospital and specialty facilities such as Stroke Program, Inpatient Rehabilitation Program, three Emergency Department locations and a Level 2 Trauma Center. During their training, the residents rotate in various settings including inpatient, outpatient locations providing exposure to extensive variety in pathology. Our program offers a 4 + 1 schedule in which the residents spend a full week in the continuity clinic every five weeks.

Our program is dedicated to train outstanding physicians in an academic and collegial environment that offers ample clinical and research opportunities. We strive to help our residents reach their maximum potential and achieve their long-term goals; including fellowship training at our institution or other recognized academic centers. Residents apply their knowledge and skills to provide outstanding and compassionate care treating disease as well as promoting health in the community. They are held to the highest standards.

The faculty are dynamic, highly motivated and take pride in mentoring our residents. They are committed to ensure that each trainee's educational needs are fulfilled while delivering high-quality, patient-centered, evidenced-based care.

We are delighted that you are interested in the HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital Residency Program. Please feel free to contact us and we will gladly answer your questions.

HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program

We are committed to providing you with an excellent and safe clinical learning environment created by our knowledgeable and compassionate faculty. During the three years of your residency, you will be assigned to a faculty mentor who will review your rotations' evaluations, track your progress and update your clinical competency committee (CCC) on a regular basis.
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    Curriculum and rotation schedule

    Our expertly crafted programs are designed to provide residents and fellow physicians with all the experiences and training necessary for professional success.


    Our Program Director and staff

    Our team is comprised of skilled experts with deep experience and knowledge from which residents and fellows can benefit.

    Dr. Nilmarie Guzmán, MD, FACP
    Program Director

    Nilmarie Guzman

    Program details


    The following salaries are for the fiscal year 2023-2024 and may differ from future years' salaries.

    • PGY1: $58,677 salary and $950, on-call meals; total salary: $59,627
    • PGY2: $60,445 salary and $950, on-call meals; total salary: $61,395
    • PGY3: $62,254 salary and $950, on-call meals; total salary: $63,204


    The hospital provides a comprehensive list of personal benefit package options. The most current plan, enrollment, and renewal information may be found on the hospital human resources benefit site. Benefits include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Medical benefits, dental and vision
    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability
    • Life insurance
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • CorePlus voluntary benefits
    • HCA 401(k)
    • Employee assistance program (EAP)
    • Employee stock purchase plan
    • The hospital will provide worker’s compensation insurance consistent with the hospital’s benefits program.
    • Professional memberships
    • Conference and travel expense
    • Cell phone
    • Laptop/iPad
    • Other board prep and educational expense

    Vacation, sick or holiday

    Each resident and fellow receives four weeks of annual paid leave for vacation, sick, holiday or other time away from work. Vacation requests must occur prior to the beginning of each academic year. The four-week annual leave does not carry over to the next academic year and residents and fellows will not be paid out for time unused.

    Mission statement

    The HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital Internal Medicine Residency program's mission is to develop the next generation of physicians and physician leaders.

    As a part of HCA Healthcare, we are driven by a single mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

    This program is designed to offer residents a rewarding, educational environment where residents are provided individualized learning opportunities by faculty and staff who support and sustain one another throughout quality care delivery. Our faculty are committed to ensuring the residents' clinical experience and educational needs are fulfilled while expanding residents’ perspectives to be inclusive of cultures, values and ideals.