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Highlights

Clinic Focused Longitudinal Curriculum

  • 2 week blocks to allow for frequent repetition of rotations
  • Clinic focused – Inpatient time separated from FM clinic days
  • Priority on training excellent outpatient Family Medicine physicians
  • Opportunity to customize and modify rotations based on resident feedback and specific interests
  • All residents will have a KP issued iPhone and Laptop to facilitate their education and clinical duties wherever they are

Talented Faculty

  • All faculty are fellowship trained in Faculty Development through UCSF, and some have additional fellowship training in Ob-Gyn and Sports Medicine
  • Valued presence in the departments of Ob-Gyn, Sports Medicine, Hospital Based Medicine, Plastic Surgery, and Pediatrics/Teen Clinic
  • Enthusiastic educators of medical students from Boston University, Stanford, UCSF, La Salud Permanente (LSP), Introduction to Integrated Healthcare (IIHC)
  • Opportunity and support for residents to develop into excellent teachers and future faculty

Specialty Access and Collaboration

  • Multimodal communication methods with specialists available, including immediate phone access through the p-phone system and texting through the Cortext app
  • Well-developed consult system with embedded specialist guidelines and treatment recommendations
  • Ample elective opportunities for additional exposure to certain specialties
  • Role of the primary care physician is well respected campus-wide

Community

  • Multilingual providers, with Spanish-immersion training offered
  • Designated faculty in LGBTQ care
  • Partnership with the Washington Neighborhood Clinic, School Health Clinics of Santa Clara to provide care for the underserved in our community
  • Advocacy

Excellence in Full Scope Family Medicine

  • Well-established leaders in the region for defining a full scope practice
  • Opportunity for all common office-based procedures including gynecology, dermatology, musculoskeletal, and urgent care procedures
  • High quality inpatient and outpatient pediatric, Ob-Gyn, and Geriatrics training
  • Notable presence at national conferences, especially in teaching and research

Resident Wellness

  • Importance placed on work/life balance with well-established Physician Wellness Program
  • Longitudinal curriculum intentionally designed to adhere to ACGME resident duty hour requirements
  • Faculty and peer mentors, group sessions led by Behavioral Medicine faculty
  • Benefits package includes gym membership – up to $60 per month. Free access to 24-hour gym on campus, with easy access to great year-round outdoor activities
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