Patrick Neilan, DO
Undergraduate: University of Connecticut
Medical School: LECOM-Bradenton
Residency Training: University of Florida
Professional Interests: Pulmonary-Critical Care Medicine
Personal Interests: Traveling, Boston Sports Teams, Nutrition, Gardening
I am honored to be the VA Chief Resident where my role is to provide coordination among the teaching teams, medical and cardiology critical care teams, subspecialty teams, and rehabilitation unit at the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center, which is among the top 5 busiest VA medical centers in the country and home to arguably the best patient population in the world. My specific interests are clinical education and throughout my chief year I will continue to innovate our curriculum and advocate for resident learning with my fellow co-chiefs. We will provide opportunities for our residents to excel not only within our program but in whatever career path they choose. Some of these initiatives include ultrasound education, increased elective/subspecialty exposure, creating an interactive board review series and engaging learners in an educational morning report sessions.
Throughout my training at the University at Florida, I have seen a diverse array of pathology in a supportive and collegial environment. I have had the privilege of working alongside leaders in the field of medicine and have had mentors focus on my growth as a physician, scholar, and educator. I encourage you to visit our program here in Gainesville and experience the wonderful city that I now call home!