Rome Life

Rome, GA, is a small town with big city amenities and a wonderful family environment. Rome has a robust medical community – a healthcare mecca for over 100 years.

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One hour from both Atlanta and Chattanooga, Rome boasts little traffic, a low cost of living, miles of hiking trails, river ways, four seasons, and mild winters. Add to those – three major colleges and some of the best schools in the State – it truly is a special place.

Program fun

  • Intern Welcome Party — Cookout at Dr. Robitshek’s
  • Holiday Party
  • Monthly GI and Liver Rounds
  • Redmond Night at State Mutual/Rome Braves Stadium
  • Yearly Resident Retreats
  • End-Of-The-Year Awards Banquet

Explore this dynamic city and discover the many activities Rome has to offer, including:

  • Hiking the hills surrounding Rome and the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Kayaking down the Coosa River
  • Cheering on the Rome Braves minor league baseball team
  • Jamming to the sounds at Downtown Rome’s “First Friday Concert Series
  • Walking down the same paths as the Cherokee Indians – Trail of Tears
  • Listening to the glorious music of the Rome Symphony Orchestra, the oldest symphony in the south
  • Discovering the arts or a new label at the Rome Fine Wine Festival or Beer Fest
  • Competing in one of Rome’s many races, triathlons, tennis, golf, and biking events
  • Enjoying the nightlife on Broad Street in downtown Rome
  • Touring one of three 18-hole golf-courses

Other benefits of living and practicing in Rome are:

  • More physicians in Floyd County per capita than any other county in the United States
  • An hour’s drive to Atlanta and Chattanooga, two hours to Birmingham and close to Nashville
  • Low cost of living
  • Minimal traffic
  • Three major universities/colleges

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