• Unopposed residency at Family Medicine-friendly community-based hospital, supporting two Family Medicine residencies and Family Medicine Grand Rounds.

  • Committed to resident involvement and ownership - entire curriculum reviewed and modified twice a year by residents and faculty at day-long retreats.

  • Residency-wide work-free weekend retreat each spring on the Olympic Peninsula and protected resident-only retreats in the R1, R2 and R3 years.

  • Front-loaded curriculum and family-supportive residency that is well-known for fun learning environment and residents and faculty who value humane residency training and life balance.

  • Opportunities to serve urban underserved patients at all three clinic sites, street youth clinic, Healthcare For The Homeless Network, flu shot clinics at homeless shelters.

  • Opportunities for teaching medical students during their family medicine, OB, and sub-I rotations.

  • Program-wide emphasis on community involvement and leadership, with many residents, faculty and grads who are leaders in the community.

  • Family Medicine Service with adult, pediatric and OB admissions attended by family medicine faculty.

  • Nightfloat call system.

  • Innovative outpatient and inpatient pediatrics training, plus adolescent and newborn rotations.

  • High quality teaching by OB and Geri Fellows

  • Specialty focus on Geriatrics, including nursing home and assisted living care, hospice/palliative care and multidisciplinary geriatric training.

  • Excellent training in OB in supportive atmosphere, ready back-up of OB Fellows. 

  • ICU care of patients incorporated into regular FMS rotation throughout all 3 years of training.

  •  Procedure training, including colposcopy, vasectomy, circumcisions, skin excisions, etc.

  • R3 research and presentations at day-long community conference, opportunities for research and publishing articles, in collaboration with faculty, throughout residency.

  • Location in Seattle with easy access to hiking, skiing, boating, independent film, vibrant theater and music scene.