(Batesville, Ark.) — White River Health System (WRHS) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Gilbert-Roy Kamoga, Internal Medicine, as the new Internal Medicine (IM) Residency Program Director.
As an Internal Medicine Residency Program Director, Dr. Kamoga will be responsible for ensuring the quality and effectiveness of instructions and scholarly activity conducted within the program. He will oversee recruitment, evaluation, promotion, and supervision of the residents.
The IM Residency Program was accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The three year program at WRMC accepts 10 residents a year. WRMC is the primary inpatient training facility for the program. Members of the WRMC medical staff in the specialties of cardiology, emergency medicine, internal medicine, oncology/hematology, neurology, pulmonology and rheumatology provide educational support and training to residents. Members of the UAMS medical staff provide education and training in the fields of geriatrics, gastroenterology, nephrology and endocrinology.
“I am proud to be working with our residents at WRMC,” said Dr. Kamoga. “My position will allow me to be a resource for these brilliant physicians as they learn more in Internal Medicine and the fields that they are most passionate about.”
Dr. Kamoga joined the medical staff at White River Medical Center (WRMC) in 2017 as a Hospitalist. Prior to his position at WRMC, he practiced at Hays Medical Center in Kansas.
Dr. Kamoga received his medical degree from Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) in Mbarara, Uganda. He completed his internship at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda before relocating to the United States. He then completed his Internal Medicine training at University Hospitals Case Medical Center from 2006 to 2009.