Jeffrey O. Burnett, D.O., has accepted a permanent appointment as director of the osteopathic family practice residency program at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
A board-certified primary care physician, Burnett joined the residency program's faculty in July 2012 and has served as director-elect since March of this year.
"Dr. Burnett has impressed us with his knowledge and ability to train family practice physicians," said Memorial Vice President for Service Line Operations Sanjay Chadha. "We are excited to have him as our permanent residency program director."
Burnett is a graduate of Canisius College and the University of New England School of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a clinical assistant professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he was honored as the 2011 Family Medicine Preceptor of the Year, has been in private practice since 2003, and has served on the medical staff at Lifetime Urgent Care since 2004.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, the only teaching hospital in Niagara County, is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Family Practice as an osteopathic family practice residency program site.