Unopposed county hospital residency where residents have primary clinical responsibility for all of their patients.
Dedicated FM and specialty faculty who take great pride in their supervision of patient care and in their teaching.
Large enough to provide depth of experience in all key clinical areas; small enough to have a real “family” feeling where everybody knows everybody.
Modern facility, including Level III NICU; Acute Rehab Unit; Locked Mental Health Unit, and the only heliport in the region.
Academic affiliation with UCSF – Dept. of Family and Community Medicine.
Student clerkships available, with modern housing nearby.
Outstanding Community Medicine curriculum – practical and clinically-relevant.
Established Night Float system – for over 20 years.
FM Inpatient Service fully integrated with our local community/migrant health organization (CSVS – Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas) and our local Health Department clinics – sharing faculty, patients and resources.
Opportunity for residents to have their FM continuity clinics at an off-campus CSVS or Public Health Department site.
Opportunity for 2 Away Electives.
Predominantly Latino (about 80%); many Spanish-speaking only.