Members of the 46th Graduating Class of the Halifax Health - Family Medicine Residency Program

Halifax Health-Family Medicine Residency Program Gala Honors 46th Graduating Class, 22nd Graduate of the Sports Medicine Fellowship

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  • June 26, 2019
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Members of the 46th Graduating Class of the Halifax Health – Family Medicine Residency Program include: (L-R) Cory Pollard, M.D.; Charity Eko, M.D.; Mallory McInnes, M.D.; Kara Williams, M.D.; Benjamin Heyen, M.D.; Suresh Kandavanam, M.D.; Ryan Harris, M.D.; and Michael Landau, M.D.

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (June 26, 2019) – On June 22, the eight members of the 46th Graduating Class of the Halifax Health – Family Medicine Residency Program and the 22nd Graduate of the Halifax Health Sports Medicine Fellowship were honored during a special Graduation Gala at The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach Shores.

The 2019 Family Medicine Residency Program graduates include: Charity Eko, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.; Ryan Harris, M.D.; Benjamin Heyen, M.D.; Suresh Kandavanam, M.D.; Michael Landau, M.D.; Mallory McInnes, M.D.; Cory Pollard, M.D.; and Kara Williams, M.D.

These physicians have completed Halifax Health’s three-year program which provides comprehensive family medicine training in inpatient and outpatient settings that allow graduates to feel confident practicing in any milieu.  The program provides sequential and gradually increasing ambulatory care responsibility as well as realistic experiences required of family physicians.  Clinical rotations are conducted in adult medicine, women’s health, child and adolescent care, behavioral sciences and psychiatry, and surgery.

Affiliated with both Florida State University and the University of South Florida, Halifax Health – Family Medicine Residency Program provides leading-edge clinical education while adhering to rigorous academic standards.  Accredited in 1971, it is the longest operating community-based family medicine residency program in Florida, as well as one of the most honored programs in the nation.  The majority of the program’s graduates serve as dedicated primary care physicians providing compassionate and comprehensive care to the communities they serve, including Volusia and Flagler counties.

Kyle Correll, M.D., was also honored during the gala as the 22nd Graduate of the Halifax Health Sports Medicine Fellowship.

The Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at Halifax Health is a one-year position open to graduates of Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited Family Medicine Residency Programs achieving American Board of Family Medicine Certification or similar training credentials in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine.  The Sports Medicine Fellowship has been ACGME accredited since 1997.  Graduates are eligible for the American Board of Family Practice Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.

For more information on Halifax Health residency and fellowship programs, call 386.425.4167 or visit

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Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks.  For more information, visit


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