MVHS welcomes new program director

Eric Schackow recently joined the Mohawk Valley Health System as program director of the St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency Program, located at the Sister Rose Vincent Family Medicine Center in Utica.

Schackow has privileges at St. Elizabeth Medical Center and Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare.

Prior to joining MVHS, Schackow was a clinical informatics physician and EPIC physician builder and faculty physician at the family medicine residency program, The Guthrie Clinic, Sayre, Pennsylvania.

He also served as clinical assistant professor of family medicine at the department of clinical sciences, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Prior to that, Schackow was a clinical assistant professor in the department of family medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

Schackow received his Bachelor of Science degree and his Doctor of Medicine from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He also received his PhD and served as a postdoctoral research fellow in the department of molecular pharmacology and biological chemistry at Northwestern University.

He completed his family medicine residency at Michigan State University/Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, Michigan.

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