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.
"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..."