Mercy Graduate Medical Education - Family Medicine Career Destinations

Graduates work in all sizes of communities in various practice settings.

A recent survey of our graduates indicates:

  • Two thirds of graduates remain in Missouri or Illinois, while others practice in areas as diverse as Wyoming, California, Virginia and Uganda, in addition to a number of other states.
  • The majority (60%) practice in cities with populations greater than 50,000.
  • About 25% of our graduates practice in smaller cities (5000-50,000), and 15% work in more rural communities of less than 5000.
  • Most of our graduates practice a full scope of family medicine, while a few choose to specialize in areas such as urgent care or lactation medicine. Several have gone on to do fellowships in sports medicine and geriatrics.
  • About 10% practice obstetrics, and fully two thirds participate in resident or student teaching.

2018 Graduates

Cherry Cockrell, MD
Mercy Family Medicine Maryland Heights, St. Louis

Sally Kurz, MD
My Catholic Doctor Telehealth/Virtual Care

Jeremy Oliver, DO
Mercy Family Medicine Clayton/Clarkson, St. Louis, MO

Daniel O’Loughlin, DO
Utah Valley Sports Medicine Fellowship, Provo, UT

Brett Warden, DO
Honor Health, Phoenix, AZ

Mark Zacharjasz, MD
Mahaska Health Partnership, Oskaloosa, IA

2017 Graduates

Alex Mazzaferro, MD
Mercy Family Medicine Butler Hill, St. Louis, MO

Alex Meyer, DO
Mercy Family Medicine Kirkwood, St. Louis, MO

Catherine Moore, DO
Affinia Health Care Watertower Clinic, St. Louis, MO

Mallorie Rhymer, MD
Freeman Neosho Group, Neosho, MO

Perini Shah, DO
St. Anthony’s Physician Organization, St. Louis, MO

2016 Graduates

Andy Bryant, MD
Mercy Family Medicine Butler Hill, St. Louis, MO
        
Ted Eckelkamp, MD
SSM Health, St. Louis, MO

Melissa Lao, MD
University of California  - Davis, Elk Grove, CA
        
Sam Sparks, DO
Intermountain Health Care, Roy, UT

Abby Wood, MD
Mercy Family Medicine Waterview, Oklahoma City, OK
        
Chris Young, MD
University of California  - Davis, Elk Grove, CA

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