• Develop the concept of Family Medicine as a unique specialty providing broad primary care skills focusing on the family as a social unit.
  • Prepare physicians for practice in urban, rural or suburban communities.
  • Offer experience in obstetrics and emergency care to meet the special needs of practice in isolated communities. 
  • Provide training tracks in community family medicine for residents interested in serving the medically indigent through affiliations with the Seattle-King County Department of Public Health and other community partners.·      
  • Train physicians to work in group practice.
  • Train physicians to work in the context of a collaborative team of consultants and allied health workers.·      
  • Provide a system of practice evaluation and continuing education which will serve the changing requirements of family medicine.·      
  • Train physicians to be adept in utilizing medical applications of computer technology.
  • Demonstrate a model of practice providing optimal care to the patients of the Family Medicine clinics.