Lorna Fountain, MD, joined the faculty in 2007 and was named program director in 2016. She graduated from Eckerd College with a bachelor’s degree in biology and earned her medical degree from the University of South Florida, College of Medicine in Tampa. She completed her residency at Bayfront Medical Center where she served as chief resident and completed areas of concentration in ambulatory pediatrics, inpatient medicine, outpatient medicine, outpatient procedures, sports medicine, and women’s health. Dr. Fountain completed a faculty development fellowship through Michigan State University where she focused on curriculum development. She completed the National Institute for Program Director Development and is currently working on requirements for Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine.
In addition to serving as program director, Dr. Fountain also serves as the director of curriculum for the residency program. She is a member of the Graduate Medical Education Committee, Physician Advisory Council, Medical Council and Clinically Integrated Network Board of Trustees. She holds appointments as affiliate assistant professor for the Department of Family Medicine at the University of South Florida and clinical assistant professor with family medicine at Florida State University College of Medicine.
Dr. Fountain has been a resident of the Tampa Bay Area since the 1980s and enjoys the full spectrum of family medicine, with particular interests in women’s health, obstetrics, breastfeeding, critical care, sports medicine, wilderness medicine and pediatrics. She is a teacher first and foremost and loves working with residents and students. She has two children (college and elementary), five cats, and a dog. She enjoys spending time with her family, baking, hiking and Christmas decorating.