Southern Hills welcomes new class of residents
Las Vegas, Nevada – The Sunrise Health Graduate Medical Education
Consortium welcomed its new class of Family Medicine, Psychiatry, and
Transitional Year Residents on June 27 at Southern Hills Hospital during
a white coat ceremony.
"I want to thank you for joining our family," said Alexis Mussi
Chief Executive Officer of Southern Hills Hospital. "This is a family
you are going to grow to love, a hospital and culture unlike anything
you've ever seen, and a team you are going to be so proud to be a
The white coat ceremony is a tradition to welcome new residents to the
facility and present them with their first long physician's coat.
The symbol of the white coat is a promise that its wearer has made to
each and every patient whom he or she encounters: the promise to heal
and to care.
Of the 25 new residents based at Southern Hills, eight will be part of
the family medicine program, 13 will be joining the transitional year
program, and four will be a part of the inaugural class for the psychiatry
residency program. Beginning in August, Southern Hills Hospital will also
welcome three fellows into the inaugural gastroenterology fellowship program.
"The graduate medical education (GME) at Southern Hills Hospital continues
to expand and bring renewed excitement to our campus," family medicine
program director Dr. Maureen Strohm said. "With the psychiatry residency
and gastroenterology fellowship joining our family medicine residency
and transitional year programs, our residents will further Southern Hills'
mission to not only treat, but touch the lives of patients across Southern
The 25 new residents program will officially begin in July.