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Nancy Finnigan,

Designated Institutional Official

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Dr. Nancy Finnigan joined Lakeland Regional Health in December 2020, as the Designated Institutional Official to assist with the development of multiple graduate medical education programs. She is a Board-Certified Internist and Nephrologist with a passion for medical education. A graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), Dr. Finnigan completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Mercy Suburban Hospital and Nephrology Fellowship at Lankenau Medical Center. She began her career in medical education as a faculty member at Mercy Suburban Hospital where she joined a Nephrology practice and was appointed as an Assistant Professor at PCOM. She was promoted to Internal Medicine Residency Program Director and later to Director of Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official, providing oversight to the five graduate medical education programs at Mercy Suburban. In August 2017, Dr. Finnigan was recruited to Cape Fear Valley Health System in Fayetteville, North Carolina, to assist with the opening of the residency programs affiliated with Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM). Serving in a variety of roles, including Program Director of the Transitional Year Residency and Internal Medicine Residency, Director of Student Medical Education, and Director of Medical Education at Harnett Health, Dr. Finnigan recruited and provided mentorship to new graduate medical education leaders, faculty, and staff. Dr. Finnigan also completed her Masters of Health Professions Education degree at CUSOM and her Masters of Business Administration degree at LSUS.

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Designated Institutional Official

On behalf of all of our faculty, staff, and team members, it is my pleasure to welcome you to Lakeland Regional Health’s Graduate Medical Education Department.  Congratulations on your academic achievements!  We look forward to guiding your through the next phase of your career.

Our 892-bed hospital boasts ones of the busiest free-standing emergency departments in the country with a large underserved population of patients from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.   Nestled between Tampa and Orlando, our prime location provides easy access to multiple attractions and vacation sites.

With a full spectrum of employed subspecialty services in over 40 specialties, our residents receive a vast clinical exposure.  Through a collaboration with Nemours Children’s Health System, Lakeland Regional Health offers pediatric specialty services and inpatient pediatric care.  As a Level II Trauma Center, our robust facilities and physician expertise provide state-of-the-art care for our patients.

Graduate Medical Education at Lakeland Regional Health is committed to ensuring that our residents receive a well-rounded, high quality medical education with a balance of basic science, research, and clinical exposures with a balance of guidance and autonomy.  Our faculty and staff are here to support the needs of all of our residents, fellows, and students, and are excited to be a part of your educational journey.   Our team members and community are proud of our warm, welcoming environment for our residents, fellows, and students.

We look forward to welcoming you to the LRH GME Team!

Warmest Regards,

Nancy A. Finnigan, DO, MBA, MHPE, FACP
Designated Institutional Official
Graduate Medical Education