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OVERVIEW

Kaiser Permanente in the Greater Sacramento Area has established a new Family Medicine Residency Program and will be welcoming its first class in July 2021!

Our vision is to train the next generation of innovative Family Medicine physician leaders who will transform the culture of the health care system and provide compassionate, personalized care through:

  • Strong partnerships centered on patients, families and the community
  • A focus on prevention, and optimal health and wellbeing for patients and physicians
  • Our team-based approach that encourages collaboration and mutual respect
  • Applying our world-class, evidence-based, population-based model of care
  • Leveraging technology, clinical innovation, and research within an integrated system of delivery
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion, promoting health care equality through culturally responsive and socially conscious care
  • Embracing a culture of life-long learning joy in the practice of medicine – helping provide the best care to our patients, now and in the future

HIGHLIGHTS

Be Part of the Inaugural Class

As one of our first residents you will help shape the culture of our program while learning from our skilled, dedicated faculty. You will be trailblazers in your training while benefitting from a rigorous curriculum designed to fully prepare you to lead the way in your medical career.

Thrive Where you Live

Our Family Medicine Clinic is in the heart of Sacramento’s vibrant city center, within walking or biking distance to our Golden 1 Center Sports Arena, the State Capital, excellent restaurants, and craft breweries.  Sacramento has just been awarded a Major League Soccer Expansion Team and a brand-new stadium in the heart of downtown. You will be within driving distance to some of California’s most dynamic locations and activities. You can enjoy white water rafting on the American River, snow skiing at Lake Tahoe, hiking in Yosemite National Park and wine tasting in Napa Valley wine country.

Community-Centered Medicine

A comprehensive understanding of community health and the care of vulnerable, underserved populations is at the heart of our residency training philosophy. This community-centered approach recognizes the roles of the environment and social derminants in health and wellness. Working upstream, before a risk factor has a chance to cause disease, can yield the greatest impact and reduce health care disparities. Through partnerships, residents are integrated into local clinics and the community at large, gaining valuable experience designing and implementing real-world interventions. The program integrates hands-on didactics including workshops, community mapping exercises, and service-based group activities, as well as teaching sessions that explore topics related to health care disparities, culturally competent care, domestic violence, public policy and more.

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