As a medical student interested in primary care, a variety of exciting opportunities await you. As you evaluate the alternatives, we invite you to consider the excellent educational experience offered at SIU Quincy Family Medicine Residency Program. Our program is dedicated to the principles and practice of family medicine. Each resident is given primary responsibility for a diverse patient population. Faculty at SIU Center for Family Medicine - Quincy emphasize all areas of family care - including health promotion and preventive medicine, disease screening and diagnostic detection, management of chronic illness, and the impact of psychosocial factors upon health and disease. Special efforts are made by the faculty to teach the clinical decision-making process, effectively preparing each resident for a lifetime of learning as a family physician.
Our Mission: To Train Outstanding Family Physicians
The physicians and sponsoring hospital in Quincy give unequivocal support to the family medicine residents. Training of the highest quality is provided in all areas vital to the family physician, including internal medicine and its various sub- specialties, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, surgery, geriatrics, and practice management. The program provides unusually strong training in rural and emergency medicine. There are no other residency programs in Quincy, providing the optimal educational environment to learn the essentials of comprehensive medical care for the family. The program strives to provide training which allows graduates to pursue any of the opportunities available within the discipline of family medicine.
You will be joining colleagues of high quality. The residents are the vital core of our program, and they are actively involved in the administrative direction of the program. The quality of the residents is reflected by their high scores on the American Board of Family Medicine and the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians Certification Examinations. You will immediately feel at home in our program as well. An atmosphere of camaraderie and caring exists at the Family Medicine Center, and the residents are immediately accepted as colleagues in the community.
Quincy is an excellent community in which to live. Cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities abound, making Quincy an ideal place to grow as an individual or family. Indeed, many of our graduates have chosen to remain in Quincy following completion of their residency.
We believe that residency training in family medicine provides the very best primary care learning experience. Given the ever-increasing demand for family physicians, the future of the specialty is indeed bright. A wide range of opportunities await the family medicine resident. With the strength of a stable faculty and new and expanding programs, SIU Quincy Family Medicine Residency Program stands ready to prepare you for any of your career options in the field of family medicine.
We extend to you our invitation to visit our program and the city of Quincy. We will prepare you for your future in family medicine.