Phoenix Baptist Family Medicine Residency Curriculum
The following curriculum information represents what is required of residents; it is not all-inclusive nor does it list all academic performance measures or graduation standards. Phoenix Baptist Family Medicine Residency reserves the right to temporarily restructure resident duties for those with acute illness, injury, or other circumstances of a temporary nature.
Our comprehensive residency program is three years in length. While we will prepare you with extensive medical knowledge and patient care experience, you will also gain a high level of confidence that will allow you to continue on your journey and seek opportunities for continued learning in new areas of practice. We challenge you to reach new confidence levels across the wide spectrum of care:
- Medicine skills: Provide full-spectrum medical care for patients in multiple settings; including outpatient, inpatient, the ICU and long-term care.
- Mother & Newborn Care: Deliver babies, assist in cesarean births, and perform ultrasound exams.
- Pediatrics: Care for newborns, well and sick children and provide guidance for adolescents.
- Orthopedics: Interpret X-rays, evaluate and set a fracture, and manage patients until full function is restored.
- Psychosocial training: Intervene with substance abuse patients and provide counseling, treat major mood disorders, and work with ADHD children and their families.
- Geriatrics: Provide geriatric assessments, design a rehabilitation program, and prepare to manage a nursing home.
- Sports medicine: Examine players on the field, make specific injury-related diagnoses, and plan appropriate rehabilitation.
- Practice management: Gain expertise in billing and coding patient records, how to manage a practice, put financial controls in place, interpret reports and lead innovation.
- Community-oriented practice: Interpret practice specific data, develop programs and services, improve the quality of care and accurately document progress.
- Evidence-based Medicine: Educate and stay up-to-date on current trends and implement best practices so patients receive proven methods.
- Systems-based practice: Lead, measure and improve quality, implement system innovations and document performance.
- Competency-based evaluation: systems help you document your skills to support full-spectrum privileges.