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ASK A RESIDENT: COLIN FIELDS

GHC Colin Fields I chose Group Health Cooperative because it is an innovative medical delivery system in a part of the country that understands the importance of primary care. GHC has always been a visionary system for Family Medicine and is a leader in the use of the Medical Home model, emphasizing collaborative multidisciplinary care together with an integrated electronic medical record. During my tenure, I've enjoyed the scope of practice at Group Health Family Medicine Residency in which emphasis is placed on comprehensive outpatient care. There is camaraderie among the residents, the faculty, the administration, and the support staff. It is truly an excellent place to train.
 
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Community-based program in an urban setting.  Residents train in a primary care-based system with a worldwide reputation for innovation and leadership in implementation of the Medical Home.  

Emphasis on superb outpatient training for care of a diverse urban population including blue and white collar workers, students, retirees, recent and generational immigrants and a significant LGBT population. Training includes focused curriculum on chronic disease and population management and use of our state-of-the-art EMR and registry system.  

Unique aspects of training include: Non- hierarchal relationships with specialists - inpatient and specialty rotations are primarily 1:1 with attendings; Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Clinic; high volume OB experience in a family medicine friendly environment working with family physicians, obstetricians and nurse midwives; abortion training integrated into the curriculum; excellent procedural training in common outpatient procedures; HIV experience. 

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"I got into medicine because I’m a rampant idealist. For similar reasons, I was attracted to Group Health because, truth be told, idealists have been attracted to Group Health since its inception half a century ago. The physicians and member-patients in this organization try to make the world a better place..."

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