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Residency Curriculum

First Year

The first year is a traditional internship year. The resident will spend two half-days per week in the North Mississippi Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Center. Pediatric wards and ER rotations are completed through a joint venture with Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Time is provided to our osteopathic internship candidates to focus on osteopathic skills.


Rotation Schedule (each block is four-week duration)

 

Surgery
Neonatal/Float
Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
Family Medicine
Geriatrics
Pediatric Wards (LeBonheur)
Float/Gynecology
Neurology
Family Medicine
Family Medicine
Pulmonary
Gynecology/Float

Second Year

In the second and third year rotations, the resident gains increased knowledge and skills working with an experienced consultant. Emphasis is placed on primary care of the patient, and because of the private practice setting, residents learn to use the medical community's resources appropriately. The resident also spends three half-days per week in the Family Medicine Residency Center.

Rotation Schedule (each block is four-week rotation)

Pediatric Emergency Medicine (LeBonheur)1 block
Elect/Float
Orthopedics
Family Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Pediatric Ambulatory Medicine/Peds Allergy
Obstetrics
ICU
Family Medicine
Behavioral Medicine
Practice Management/Community Medicine/Ophth/School Health
Research/Float

Third Year

 

A wide variety of electives for second and third year residents are available in the program. Residents are offered six and one-half months in which to choose elective rotations. The Rural Family Medical Clinic rotation gives the resident an opportunity to rotate through one of more than 30 North Mississippi Medical Clinics. The resident also spends four half-days per week in the Family Medicine Residency Center.

 

Rotation Schedule (each block is four-week rotation)

 

Sports Medicine

Endocrine

Res/Float

OB

Surgery

Geriatrics

Family Medicine

URO/ENT

Peds Amb

Elective

Derm/Family Med Clinic

Elective

Elective

 

Longitudinal Experiences

  • Family Medicine Clinic, including Nursing Home and home visits
  • Healthy Start Prenatal Clinic

Additional Information

The Family Medicine Residency Center welcomes third and fourth year medical students. For more information, please contact:

Anita White
Phone: (662) 377-2287
E-mail: AWhite@nmhs.net

Because of state licensure requirements, we are not eligible to accept International Medical Students.