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Abrazo Family Medicine Residency


A family of residents, faculty, and staff that works collaboratively to serve the community that needs us the most.


For those with a calling to heal, we provide the skills to care for anyone, anywhere, at anytime.


  • Unopposed training
  • Strong procedural skills
  • Excellence in quality improvement
  • Foundation in evidence based medicine
  • Grassroots innovation

Why Abrazo Family Medicine Residency?

Our residency program offers full-spectrum unopposed family medicine training. 
We believe that the family physician is the foundation of any healthcare system. 
We provide increased access to high-quality healthcare for our surrounding Phoenix neighborhoods and communities.
We value collaboration, integrity, accountability, respect, humility, and compassionate service.

Abrazo Family Medicine Residency Program:

  • Is affiliated with the University of Arizona College of Medicine and Midwestern University so we provide research opportunities and advanced technologies for our residents
  • Has been educating family physicians since 1978 (formerly as Phoenix Baptist Family Medicine Residency Program)
  • Exposes residents to all areas of medicine, including practice management education with a focus on billing and coding ethics
  • Provides quality patient-centered, evidence-based care
  • Fosters residents becoming an integral part of their surrounding community
  • Allows residents to serve as active members of the hospital medical staff

We offer:

  • Academics & research
  • Obstetrics with C-section training
  • Hands-on procedural
  • Sports medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Practice management
  • Rural exposure
  • Underserved urban and rural training
  • Colonoscopy training
  • OMT training
  • Wellness curriculum
  • SIM Lab
  • Scholarly Activity

Unique qualities about training at Abrazo Family Medicine Residency Program: 

  • Unopposed Family Medicine training at Abrazo Health Network Campus with opportunities for OB experiences
  • External rotations at nearby tertiary care hospitals (Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Maricopa Integrated Health Systems, St Josephs’/Dignity Healthcare Hospital)
  • Opportunities for Specialty Track training in: Hospitalist Medicine, Maternal Child Health, Global Health, and Sports Medicine including sports team coverage
  • Protected time for didactic conferences
  • Integrative Medicine curriculum through the University of Arizona
  • Twenty weeks of elective time across PGY2 and PGY3 years, including options for local, regional and international rotations
  • Training for residents who plan to work with accountable care organizations
  • Service to a  diverse patient population with regards to education, ethnicity/culture  and socio-economic status
  • Procedural training in outpatient, inpatient, obstetric, and emergency medicine
  • Sports medicine opportunities including physicals and healthcare for high school and professional athletes with community  physicians 
  • Electronic medical records in the clinic and hospital (Athena and Cerner, respectively)
  • Paid online library and subscriptions to UpToDate®, DynaMed® and Challenger Board Prep® ,among others.
  • Monetary allowance toward medical education conferences, laptops, book purchases and medical education conferences.
  • Paid expenses for presenting research and/or representing Abrazo Family Medicine Residency Program at national conferences.

Questions about the Abrazo Family Medicine Residency Program?

If you have questions about the Abrazo Family Medicine Residency Program, please contact our Residency Coordinator.