US Rotations

SEARHC is looking for family physician residents to join our great medical staff at our unique clinic and hospital setting. Enjoy the best of both worlds by joining us for a rotation where we share hospitalist duties, and spend our remaining time in an outpatient clinic with great staff all while enjoying an excellent quality of life. We have the opportunity to practice full spectrum family medicine with obstetrical care, urgent care, chronic care and inpatient medicine.

You will experience living in Southeast Alaska with access to amazing winter and summer recreational activities. World class outdoor activities include: downhill & cross country skiing, hiking, biking, fishing, hockey and and more! Live in the state capital with access to theater, concerts, annual music festivals and quick travel to other communities by ferry or plane.

SEARHC Resident Rotation Benefits include:
• AK Resident License fee (if needed)
• Travel Expenses
• Lodging Stipend
• Rental car
• Coverage of up to $4K for these expenses
(make hotel/lodging arrangements early as prices go up in the summer!)

Great learning experience. . . priceless!

Your application process should be started 4 MONTHS in advance to ensure that your credentials, housing and rotation needs are satisfied. Last minute requests will make your rotation less optimal for both you and our clinic.

We look forward to working with you. Contact us anytime with your questions!

Charmayne M. Druley
Admin Assistant
P) 907.463.4058
F) 907.463.6657

Dr. Cate Buley
Medical Director
P) 907.364.4485

Mammoth Clinic – Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Come work and train in Yellowstone National Park at Mammoth Clinic in Fort Yellowstone. Mammoth Clinic practices ‘Park Medicine’ — a combination of urgent care, preventative care and occupational health for visitors, residents, and employees of the 2.2 million acre national gem. Month long summer rotation slots, May through August, are available for Family Medicine Residents For more information contact Dr. Joseph Keel at:

Madigan Army Medical Center – Tacoma, Washington

A four-week elective rotation is available at Madigan Army Medical Center. Rotations are offered throughout the year as requested to any junior/senior (R2/R3 or above) resident who has an interest in teaching Faculty Development topics from the following core content areas: teaching, leadership and management, research and scholarly activity, and curriculum design. Call/clinic/shifts/OR days will be determined by the resident’s Program Director. Residents should have at least 60% of their time available to complete elective requirements and attend teaching sessions. However, we can adjust the rotation requirements per resident availability and their particular academic interests. For more details contact Dr. Douglas M. Maurer at: #32289

Southwest Rotation – Butte, Montana

A 4 week rotation open to 2nd and 3rd year residents of any ACGME accredited Family Medicine or Pediatrics program is currently available. This semi-rural area of Southwest Montana has limited access to tertiary care centers and subspecialists and relies heavily on primary care providers to manage complex disease processes and patient issues that are rarely seen in subspecialty practices. Residents are expected to complete a 40 hour work week as they would in the normal residency setting. The rotation offers inpatient and outpatient opportunities in pediatrics, adult medicine, family medicine and OB. St. James Healthcare and the St. James Healthcare Foundation will help by providing: the cost of obtaining a Limited Temporary Resident Certificate (Resident License), housing at no cost to resident, and travel allowance up to $600.00. For more information, contact Serena Brewer, D.O. at: #32252

Central Washington Family Medicine Residency Program – Yakima, Washington

The Central Washington Family Medicine Residency Program (CWFMR), a service of Community Health of Central Washington, a funded Teaching Health Center, provides a rich experience for students seeking opportunities for service to rural and/or underserved populations. The program provides full spectrum Family Medicine training including OB, integrated behavioral health, osteopathic manipulation medicine, procedural training and inpatient medicine. CWFMR offers a four week sub-internship for fourth year students from U.S. LCME and Osteopathic accredited medical schools.

The sub-internship provides exposure to the clinic, the hospitals, and the community, emphasizing continuity of care and exposure to the common problems which present in the family medicine clinic. The busy inpatient experience serves a typical family medicine population of neonates, ante-partum and post-partum patients, toddlers, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients. A typical experience includes inpatient shift work, morning and evening sign out, and teaching rounds with the Family Medicine Service plus outpatient clinics in our family medicine clinic. On the inpatient service, students are given primary responsibility for one to three patients depending on service volume and the acuity of patient illness. Students interested in the sub-internship, must complete a web base application with Central Washington Family Medicine Residency.

Part-time – Harborview Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Spend time learning about common and unusual Occupational and Environmental injuries and illnesses in the Harborview Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinic. We have half days available Mon-Wed, with didactics and a case conference on Thursday afternoons. Opportunities to visit workplaces in the region for assessment of occupational hazards are also possible. For more information, contact the University of Washington Occupational and Environmental Medicine program at: #32247



Who should apply?
Family Medicine residents (who are affiliated with the WWAMI network) in their 2nd or 3rd year and Residents interested in a career involving global health, global family medicine development, teaching and systems improvement.

Approximately $300 (food, visa, spending money, cost of flight is usually around $1700. Housing is covered.

Faculty Oversight:
Full time, on the ground faculty through SEED global health (Dr Anna McDonald and Dr Jacob Nettleton)

Residents will be expected to evaluate their experience both for the purposes of this partnership as well as to help make improvements over the years.
Residents will be evaluated by those with whom they work.

Informational Brochure