Puget Sound Family Medicine

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Bremerton
WA
Satellite Sites: 

None

Community: 

Puget Sound Family Medicine Residency at Bremerton Naval Hospital utilizes a 60-bed hospital that has eight faculty physicians and 18 residents. The family medicine clinic serves 5,000 patients per month. A new 60,000 square foot state-of-the-art Family Care Center is connected to the Naval Hospital. At least 80 percent of a student’s time will be spent seeing patients in physicians' offices. You are welcome and encouraged to participate in medical procedures and obstetrical deliveries. You will have also have the opportunity to rotate through at least four procedural clinics. One half-day will be spent with a visiting nurse making house calls.

Common Clinic Patients: 

Services provided include adult, pediatric and geriatric medicine, prenatal care and the full gamut of family medicine procedures. In-patient medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrical experiences are plentiful.

On-Call Duties: 

Students take call one night per week.

Housing/Transportation: 

Fully furnished apartment in short-term corporate housing. Unfortunately, family members and children cannot be accommodated. No pets. A car is necessary for transportation to the hospital and clinic, as well as off-site activities and to purchase groceries.

Other: 

**There is a full-service gym available to students, both at the housing site and at the Naval Hospital complex. Call Lina at (360) 475-4339 two weeks before your rotation to confirm your arrangements and to have your questions answered. If the clerkship is scheduled to begin on a federal holiday, please report the first weekday following.

 

Some facts about the weather in Bremerton

  • The average warmest month is August.
  • The highest recorded temperature was 101°F in 1981.
  • On average, the coolest month is December.
  • The lowest recorded temperature was 7°F in 1990.
  • The most precipitation on average occurs in December.

 

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