Highlights

We are proud of our program and offer you a list of key features and unique areas of training that we think will interest you!

Teaching highlights

  • Family Medicine Core Curriculum held every Wednesday morning.
  • Monthly Grand Rounds with premier speakers.
  • Model Longitudinal Psychosocial Curriculum with Balint sessions during second year.
  • Career leadership curriculum.
  • Ample amount of electives with opportunities in academic centers, several hospitals and community partners.
  • Resident Support Groups by class.
  • Wellness initiatives throughout the year.
  • Supportive environment.
  • Health systems management curriculum with individualized office performance reports.
  • Faculty that lead and teach major courses at the medical school.
  • Faculty involved in the community and outreach programs.
  • Faculty that practice full scope inpatient and outpatient, 6 that also do obstetrics.

Multi year residents at work

Location Highlights

  • All the assets of an academic administration (UConn Health) based in a large community hospital (Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center) in Hartford, CT.
  • Family Medicine Center located directly across the street from our admitting hospital.
  • Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center named a Top 100 Hospital numerous times.
  • Interdisciplinary collaborative care: onsite behavioral health department and Pharmacist Ph.D. all of whom see patients and teach with our faculty and residents.
  • Home computer access to patient records and libraries.

Rainbow over St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Rainbow over Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

What Else?

  • Active participation in curriculum development and leadership in the residency, hospital and local organizations.
  • Immersion and outreach work at Puerto Rico during community medicine month.
  • Outstanding Sports Medicine Fellowship: integration of fellows and residents at FMC.
  • Integration of an osteopathic longitudinal educational experience for our D.O. residents.
  • Our location across the street from a major teaching hospital allows the opportunity to participate in the didactic programs offered by other departments.
  • Our strong bond with the medical school allows opportunities to rotate and participate in academic opportunities at UConn Health.
  • Our partnership with community organizations offer numerous opportunities to volunteer and be at the community:

Additional Benefits

  • Fitness Center available on hospital campus.
  • Center for Integrative Medicine for low price service to enhance wellness (medication, massage therapy, Reiki, acupuncture, mindfulness therapy).
  • Many nearby cultural activities and exciting and beautiful outdoor recreational activities: New England rocks! Come check it out.
  • Many practice-wide social events and celebrations: staff, faculty and residents enjoying life together.

Residents in nature