Our mission is to train physicians that embody the Philosophy of Osteopathy as taught by A.T. Still, and through it produce rapid and permanent results in the clinical setting. Our program trains teachers and leaders, marking its success by the lives changed by the ongoing work of its graduates. We offer three programs through the Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Fellowship program, each of which are ACGME certified.

Program Director

Michael Waddington, DO

Residency Director

I am pleased to welcome you to ECHN’s Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Residency Program!

The program we’ve developed embodies our own drive for mastery- working toward immediate, massive and permanent results with Osteopathy. To do this, we spend effort picking apart and testing ideas derived from Osteopathic masters. We also spend time honing our anatomy and physiology knowledge, physical exam skills, musculoskeletal screening skills, and Osteopathic techniques. In time, we expect residents to develop independence and confidence, and as their skills mature, we direct our focus on developing skills needed to succeed running a practice and to give back to the Osteopathic community. These skills play to the resident’s interests and natural strengths and may include but are not limited to teaching, leadership, public speaking, research, and digital communication.

I am enthusiastic about the future of Osteopathy, and am excited to play a role in guiding the future leaders of our profession!

Michael Waddington DO

Program Pathways

ONMM Fellowship/Plus-one
Complete a residency with Osteopathic Recognition (including family medicine at ECHN) and you will be eligible for advanced placement into our program for ONMM board eligibility with a single additional year of training at our site.


Core Curriculum

  • 4 Months of Outpatient ONMM Clinic Intensive
  • 2 Months of Inpatient Osteopathic Medicine
  • 3-5 Months ONMM Core Rotations
  • 1-3 Months Electives
  • Weekly Osteopathic Didactics
  • OMM continuity clinic during all rotations

Elective Rotation Choices

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • Pain Management
  • Podiatry

Program and Hospital Benefits

ECHN’s Residency and Internship programs offer a robust benefit package.

Program Benefits

  • Educational stipend
  • Laptop
  • Meal Stipend
  • Membership to applicable professional societies
  • Participation in GME and hospital committees
  • Recruitment events
  • Research opportunities
  • Annual Convocation/AAO course attendance fully paid
  • Annual Osteopathic in-service exam fully paid
  • Cranial course fully paid for (basic or advanced)
  • Plus-1 ONMM 3 Resident Salary: $69,630

Hospital Benefits

  • Cafeteria meal discount
  • Free parking
  • Health, life and short-term disability insurance
  • Medical malpractice insurance
  • Paid leave days
  • Retirement plan through Principal

Core Faculty

Michael Waddington, DO
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Tricia Hall, DO
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Community Faculty

Vipul Dua, MD
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Timothy Quan, MD
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Paul Tortland, DO
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Andrew Yuan, DO
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Administrative Staff

Jamie Drenzek

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