The First Family Medicine Residency Program in Georgia
When established in 1972, the Family Medicine Residency Program at The Medical Center in Columbus, GA became the first in Georgia and one of the first in the Southeastern United States.
Today, the Family Medicine Residency Program is a fully accredited, three-year program that emphasizes development of clinical responsibility in a strong academic setting.
Along with an Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency Program for osteopathic medical students interested in pursuing graduate medical education, we offer a Transitional Year Family Medicine Residency Program.
The Family Medicine Residency Program Experience at The Medical Center
As a Family Medicine resident, you will become part of the proud tradition of the oldest and largest Family Medicine Residency Program in the Georgia.
Our current Family Medicine Residents and Family Medicine Residency alumni are not only from the Southeast and across the United States, but include international participants as well.
Because this is the only physician residency program at The Medical Center, the directors of all major services and the attending faculty in all departments are committed to the graduate medical education of family physicians. Residents enjoy the support of all major medical specialties, providing patient care of the highest skill and sophistication. Core clinical rotations include:
Intensive Care Experiences
The required rotations and broad range of electives provide the breadth and depth of training required for a variety of practice settings and for board certification by the American Board of Family Medicine and/or the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.
Family Medicine Residency Program Accreditation
The training programs are dually certified through 2015 by the: