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Get to Know Our City of Rome

Located in Northwest Georgia, just one hour from Atlanta and Chattanooga, Rome offers access to big-city amenities and proximity to some of the most beautiful locations for outdoor recreation in the United States.

With little traffic, a low cost of living, miles of hiking trails, riverways, vibrant seasons and mild winters — as well as three major colleges and some of the best schools in Georgia — Rome provides a quality of life that benefits families and professionals alike.

A Vibrant Resident Life

  • Academic half days
  • Administrative half days
  • Annual holiday party
  • Golden weekends
  • Monthly sponsored events
  • Quarterly wellness events
  • Rome Braves Minor League Baseball Redmond nights
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Explore Everything Rome Has to Offer

As a medical resident here in Rome, you’ll be able to explore this special part of Georgia and experience activities for all four seasons, like:

  • Cheering on the Rome Braves minor league baseball team
  • Competing in one of Rome’s many races, triathlons, tennis, golf and biking events
  • Enjoying the nightlife on Broad Street in downtown Rome
  • Hiking the hills surrounding Rome and the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Kayaking down the Coosa River
  • Listening to the glorious music of the Rome Symphony Orchestra, the oldest symphony in the south
  • Touring one of three 18-hole golf courses

Why Physicians Choose Rome

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  • Proximity to Major Cities

    We’re just a one-hour drive from Atlanta and Chattanooga and a two-hour drive from Birmingham and Nashville.

  • Quality of Life

    Minimal traffic and a cost of living that’s below the national average ease the stresses of modern life.

  • Robust Higher Education

    Rome is home to three major colleges and universities.