Clarkson Family Medicine Residency Program

Residency Program

Clarkson Family Medicine Residency physicians specialize in medicine for the entire family: from vaccinations to physical exams, from childhood diseases to adult health problems, from complete obstetrics to geriatric care. The doctors of Clarkson Family Medicine clinic are here to provide you and your family with the best medical care on an ongoing basis.

The mission of Clarkson Family Medicine Residency is to provide family medicine residents a high-quality education in a full-scope, patient-centered, friendly, community-based training program.

The clinic operates Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. We have 16 exam rooms, a minor procedure room, treadmill, obstetric (OB) non-stress testing, OB ultrasounds, radiology services, and a laboratory.

Procedures performed in the office include:

  • Colposcopy
  • Fracture care
  • Laceration repairs
  • Minor lesion removal
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Sigmoidoscopy/Colonoscopy
  • Vasectomy

Nebraska Medicine - Clarkson Family Medicine clinic staff includes physicians, a clinical psychologist, residents, clinic manager, registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), laboratory technicians, radiology technicians, certified medical assistants, certified procedural coders and clerical support staff.

Strategic Objectives

  • Be a cost-effective provider of high-quality family-centered health care
  • Be recognized as a leader in academic excellence
  • Recruit and retain exceptional faculty, staff and residents
  • Educate family medicine residents to become highly skilled family physicians, with the intellectual and clinical skills to practice family medicine in a variety of urban and rural settings in Mid-America, with a commitment to:
    • Family-centered health care
    • Continued acquisition of medical knowledge
    • Medicine as a profession
    • Community service

How To Apply For Residency

Applicants will be considered for an interview at Clarkson Family Medicine if their application meets the following criteria:

  • The application is submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). You can find our program on ERAS as: Clarkson Regional Health Service Program #1203021498.
  • Find the ERAS Website here contact them directly at 202.824.0413
  • The applicant has graduated or will graduate from medical school in the past three years.
  • The applicant has passed USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level I 
  • The applicant has passed USMLE Step 2 – CK or COMLEX Level 2 – CE
  • USMLE Step 2 – CS or COMLEX Level 2 – PE must be passed by the rank order certification deadline date. It is recommended that these exams be taken by December 1st so results are available promptly.
  • The applicant must be a US citizen or have a valid visa and work permit. We do not sponsor the H1 visa, but will accept the J1 visa.
  • The applicant has clinical experience in the United States within the past 12 months.
  • Application includes a letter of recommendation from a Family Medicine Physician

These criteria apply to students applying through ERAS in the standard NRMP Match program and do not necessarily apply to the students participating in the SOAP process.

Interviews are offered after the ERAS application, personal statement, medical school transcript and reference letters have been received. Dean’s letters are generally received the first week of October and they will be reviewed with the other data. Applicants will be notified by email and US Mail if an interview has been offered.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does your program have board score requirements?

The applicant has 3 or fewer cumulative fails in the USMLE/NBOME exam cycle. All parts of the examination must be passed within ten years of passing the first exam.

Does your program have any restrictions on year of graduation?

Applicants must not have been out of medical school for three years or clinical practice for more than the last 12 months.

Do you accept FMG’s in your program?

Yes, ECFMG Certified. You must be a US citizen or have a valid visa and work permit, we do not sponsor H1 visa.

Does your program require any US clinical experience?

Yes, clerkships, observer/externships or rotational studies.

Does your program offer Observer/Externships?


Does your program offer Medical Student Clerkships?

Yes, see 'How to apply for clerkship' tab.

When is the best time to apply?

We accept applications through ERAS only from September 15th to January 15th annually.

How many first year positions does your program offer?


When should I take my Step II Boards?

Before December, to eliminate the possibility of not being ranked due to the delay of a program getting your results.



  • HOI:     $58,690.00
  • HOII:    $60,863.00
  • HOIII:   $63,343.00


  • HOI:     $300        
  • HOII:    $400        
  • HOIII:   $600


  • Liability insurance for moonlighting
  • Family health insurance
  • Life/Disability insurance for resident
  • Dental/vision insurance available
  • Lab coats and laundering
  • Money for meals
  • Reimbursement for USMLE/COMLEX Step 3 if taken within the first 18 months of residency
  • Reimbursement strategy for ABFM exam
  • Employee Assistance Program


  • 20 vacation days per year
  • Five CME days per year  

Health Insurance

Residents and their families are covered by the hospital's group health plan and accident plan, as it exists on the date of employment and as may be amended from time to time.

Life Insurance

The Hospital will provide term life insurance coverage with the death benefit equal to one times the resident's annual salary in accordance with the Hospital employee benefit plan as it exists on the date of employment and as may be amended.


The Hospital provides disability insurance for its residents in accordance with the Hospital employee benefit plan as it exists on the date of employment and as may be amended from time to time.

Liability Insurance

Residents are covered by liability insurance for all patient encounters during their assigned rotations and the Family Medicine Center. "Tail" coverage is also provided for any claims arising after completion of the Residency relating to patient care during Residency.

Dental Insurance

Coverage is available as an additional benefit at the Resident's option for a small, additional fee.


Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)


The Nebraska Medicine - Clarkson Family Medicine Residency offers a broad and flexible clinical curriculum, which can be individualized to each resident’s professional needs. Our residents usually work one-on-one with an attending physician to admit patients and manage their care. These close interactions with primary care physicians and specialists allow for exceptional learning and a cooperative community hospital atmosphere.

We emphasize training that will prepare you for a broad scope of practice, enabling you to develop the medical and procedural skills for a variety of patients and levels of acuity. You may customize your schedule to pursue areas of interest such as obstetrics, endoscopies, women’s health, rural and underserved populations.

We utilize Nebraska Medicine for most clinical rotations and for in-house call. Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is our site for inpatient pediatrics, pediatric emergency room, neonatal intensive care unit and an elective month. Alegent Health Midland's Community Hospital is used for the emergency medicine rotation- an elective in trauma is also available. We require two month long rural and urban rotations. The first is in West Point, Nebraska during the HOII year.

2020 - 2021 Rotation Schedule
HO1 HO2 H03
Cardiology Cardiology Dermatology
ICU Community Med (2 weeks) Inpatient Family Medicine
Inpatient Family Medicine Geriatrics Outpatient Family Medicine
Midlands Emergency Department Gynecology Orthopaedic Surgery
Nephrology Inpatient Family Medicine Pediatric Electives
Night Float Inpatient Family Medicine Practice Management (2 weeks)
Obstetrics Pediatric Inpatient Electives
Orientation Pediatric Emergency Medicine  
Outpatient Pediatrics Rural Family Medicine  
  Sports Medicine  

NIGHT FLOAT is five (5) days from Sunday – Thursday night, usually for two weeks.

IP FM – is Intern Inpatient/Night Float and OB intermixed for the first six months of the academic year.


  • ENDOCRINOLOGY – Claire Baker, MD
  • ICU – CCM, CCA
  • OBSTETRICS: UNMC - Jenny Ed - Jennifer Hill, MD
  • OPHTHALMOLOGY – 2 weeks
  • PEDS PULM – Midwest Allergy & Asthma
  • RURAL MEDICINE – Storm Lake, Others
  • TRAUMA – Lincoln, UNMC


Third year residents


Samantha J. Boyer, DO
Education: Graduate of Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, MO and Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, MO. 


Derek L. Marshall, MD
Education: Graduate of University of Nebraska-Kearney in Kearney, NE, and University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE.  


Allison M. Pagan, MD, MEd, MS
Education: Graduate of Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, IN; George Mason University in Fairfax, VA and American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in Sint Maarten.


Erika L. Rothgeb, MD 
Education: Graduate of Creighton University in Omaha, NE and University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.


Nicholas A. Thimesch, DO
Education: Graduate of Drury University in Springfield, MO and A. T. Still University of Health Sciences-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO. 


Allison L. Wallick, MD
Education: Graduate of South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD, and University of South Dakota – Sanford School of Medicine in Sioux Falls, SD.

Second year residents


Education: Graduate of University of Nebraska in Omaha; University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE


Education: Graduate of Newman University in Wichita, Kansas; University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita, KS


Education: Graduate of University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN; University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE


Education: Graduate of University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska; University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha; also working on his Masters in Public Health


Education: Graduate of University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska; Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa


Education: Graduate of Truman State University in Kirksville, MO; A. T. Still Health Sciences Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO.

First year residents

Alex M. Beck, MD

Alex M. Beck, MD
Education: Graduate of Newman University in Wichita, Kansas; University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita, KS. 

Beau J. Condie, DO

Beau J. Condie, DO
Education: Graduate of Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah; Rocky Vista College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, CO.

Jennifer N. Diamond, DO

Jennifer N. Diamond, DO
Education: Graduate of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana; A. T. Still University of Health Sciences-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO.

Joanna Sarah Jacob, MBBS

Joanna Sarah Jacob, MBBS
Education: Graduate of Father Muller Medical College in Konkanody Mangalore, India.

Kelsey P. Noble, DO

Kelsey P. Noble, DO
Education: Graduate of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA; Des Moines University of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa.

Justin T. Schramm, DO

Justin T. Schramm, DO
Education: Graduate of Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska; A. T. Still University of Health Sciences-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO.


How To Apply For Clerkship

MEDICAL STUDENT CLERKSHIP: We offer a four week clerkship that exposes students to the full breadth of family medicine while taking into consideration your special interests. Clerkships are available every month and is available to third and fourth year medical students. If you are interested in a clerkship in family medicine, contact our Program Coordinator, Jill Leonard at 402.552.2097 or email:

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Phone: 402.552.2050

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