Internal Medicine Residency Leadership

Program Director – Lawrence Klima, MD, FACP, FCCP

Lawrence D. Klima, MD, FACP, FCCP serves as the Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency and Harnett Health’s Director of Medical Student Education for the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine. Prior to joining Harnett Health he was the Program Director of the Cone Health Internal Medicine Residency from 2010-2020 and the Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Florida from 2002-2010.  While at the University of Florida he also served as the Director of the Internal Medicine Resident Continuity Clinic, Medical Director of the Lung Mass Clinic, and Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit, all at the Gainesville VA Medical Center.  Before moving to Gainesville, he was a practicing Pulmonary Intensivist in West Palm Beach, Florida for several years.

Dr. Klima received his medical degree from the University of Florida, did his Internal Medicine internship and residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and his Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine.  His professional interests include graduate and undergraduate medical education, medical ethics, and obstructive lung disease.


Associate Program Director – Thomas Motyka, DO

Dr. Thomas Motyka, DO is the Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency. He also serves as Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine. He received his Doctor of Osteopathy from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Motyka completed his Internal Medicine Residency at The Cambridge Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Cambridge Massachusetts followed by a Primary Care Research Fellowship and Occupational/Preventive Medicine Residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine.