Meritus starts work on new residency program space

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Lee Shaver, vice president of professional support services, left, and Dr. Douglas A. Spotts, vice president and chief population health officer, both with Meritus Health, get their hands on a sledgehammer at the demolition site. Suite 200 of the Robinwood Professional Center in Hagerstown is being remodeled to serve as the home of Meritus Health’s new family practice, primary care, residency program.

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Demolition recently began in Suite 200 of Robinwood Professional Center, the future home of Meritus Health’s new family practice, primary care, residency program.

The partnership with the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine will allow graduates from osteopathic medical schools to apply to the program and have Meritus Health faculty train them as residents in primary care procedures for family medicine, practice management and inpatient care.

The search is underway for a medical director for the program.