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Family Medicine Residency


LEADERSHIP

Joyce Robert, MD, FAAFP
Program Director

Joyce Robert, MD, FAAFP, is Program Director of Family Medicine Residency at Beebe Healthcare. She is responsible for developing, designing, and implementing a new, community-based residency program, accounting for strategic planning, research, curriculum development, planning of scholarly activities, and faculty recruitment and development. She is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She recently earned a Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate, presented by University of South Florida Muma College of Business. Dr. Robert is a graduate of SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, New York. She completed her post graduate training in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Program – Downtown Residency in Urban Family Medicine. Dr. Robert has 10 years’ experience teaching at one of the largest residencies and fellowship programs in the nation. She is excited to start the family medicine residency at Beebe Healthcare. Dr. Robert sees patients at Beebe Family Practice – Long Neck; the future site of the Family Medicine Residency Continuity Clinic.
Jeffrey Hawtof, MD, FAAFP
Associate Program Director

Jeffrey Hawtof, MD, FAAFP, serves as Director of Provider IT and Medical Education at Beebe Healthcare. In this role, he is responsible for leading, shaping and directing medical education at Beebe Healthcare. He is board certified in family medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Hawtof earned his medical degree at the Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He then completed the Family Medicine Residency at Riverside Regional Medical Center in NewportNews, Virginia. He was the Chief Medical Officer for Beebe Healthcare for 10 years before becoming the Director of Medical Education. Dr. Hawtof sees his patients at Beebe Family Practice – Beacon.
“I am personally vested in the development and launch of Beebe’s medical education programs, including the Family Medicine Residency because I know from my own experience just how valuable residency training is, in the pursuit of a career in medicine. We are building a curriculum that will give our residents exposure to all facets of family medicine and will prepare them to work as family care providers who can make a positive difference in the lives of others. It is a great honor and privilege to lead these programs and to work with a team of colleagues who are committed to excellence in medical education and training.”

FACULTY

Ryan Arias, DO
Core Faculty


Ryan Arias, DO, is a core faculty member in the Family Medicine Residency and provides supervision in the Continuity Clinic. Dr. Arias graduated Magna Cum Laude from Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine in Buies Creek, North Carolina. He has served as a Teaching Assistant of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and an Adjunct Professor of Family Medicine at his alma mater. He completed his residency at Harnett Health in Coats, North Carolina, where he rose to Chief Resident of Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Arias speaks both English and Spanish. “I chose academic medicine because I have always loved to teach. It has been a passion of mine since my undergraduate years, and during the course of my residency I knew teaching medicine was something that I needed to be a part of my career moving forward”

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Georgia Henry, DO, MPH
General Faculty


Georgia Henry, DO, MPH, is general faculty in the Family Medicine Residency and provides supervision in the continuity clinic. She is the Family Medicine faculty lead for the Core Clinical Campus in partnership with the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She received her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency training in family medicine at Suburban Community Hospital in Norristown, Pennsylvania. She previously worked as an urgent care physician with Patient First Urgent Care, also in Norristown. Dr. Henry has worked as an epidemiologist and public health data analyst for both state and federal public health entities. She sees patients at Beebe Family Practice Millsboro - Dupont Blvd and Beebe Family Practice – Long Neck. The diverse patient population in Sussex County, the need for primary care, and the growth of the community in the last five years is what brought Dr. Henry to Beebe and Sussex County.

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Cynthia Lamour, DO
General Faculty

Cynthia Lamour, DO, is general faculty in the Family Medicine Residency and provides supervision in the Continuity Clinic. She received her medical degree from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency in family medicine at Mount Sinai South Nassau. She is a Diplomate of The American Board of Obesity Medicine, signifying specialized knowledge in diagnoses, management, and treatment of patients with obesity. She previously worked as a primary care provider at Mount Sinai South Nassau Primary Medical Care in New York. She sees patients at Beebe Family Practice - Long Neck.