The Family Medicine Clinic is an innovative primary care home for our patients and features a top-rated Electronic Medical Record (EMR), panel management, and open access scheduling.
Our patients reflect the diversity of the Central Phoenix population with patients of all ages including a high-volume maternity and pediatric experience.
- Over the course of their training, residents improve efficiency and build long-term patient relationships.
- Office time is one to two 1/2 days per week in Year One and two to five 1/2 days per week in Years Two and Three.
- Outstanding opportunity for training in core Family Medicine procedures including women’s health procedures such as endometrial biopsies, IUDs, colposcopy, joint injections, circumcisions and skin procedures.
- Video observations with faculty including Kristine Goto, PhD, Director of Behavioral Health.
- Residents follow continuity patients in the office and hospital.
- Counseling skills taught through working with behavioral scientist in the Family Medicine Center.
- Experience with a “real world” practice, including privately insured and Medicare/Medicaid patients.
- Diverse patients including Spanish-speaking and patients of all ages:
- Practice is 25 percent pediatric (age 0-19) and 18 percent geriatric (age >60).
- Excellent experience managing and delivering continuity patients under supervision of Family Medicine faculty.
- We embrace the Patient-Centered Medical Home, innovating our practice for the Future of Family Medicine.
- Only our core Family Medicine faculty teach in clinic in a true mentorship model. We do not use outside preceptors.
Our residents learn to provide inpatient care with a family medicine approach on our own inpatient service reserved for our Family Medicine Clinic patients. We also provide care for unassigned newborns, assuring high-volume pediatric experience for our residents in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Resident supervision by core family medicine faculty. Our faculty provide true full-spectrum care.