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.
- Unparalleled 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 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 allowing us to 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
- Provides quality patient-centered, evidence-based care
- Affords opportunities for community outreach
- Allows residents to serve as active members of hospital committees
- Academics & research
- Hands-on procedural training
- Healthcare disparities education
- Balint group
- Behavioral medicine training
- Sports medicine
- Practice management
- Rural exposure
- Underserved urban and rural training
- OMT training
- Wellness curriculum
- SIM Lab
- Scholarly Activity
Unique qualities about training at Abrazo Family Medicine Residency Program:
- Family Medicine training at Abrazo Central Campus
- External rotations at nearby tertiary care hospitals (Phoenix Children’s Hospital, St Josephs’/Dignity Healthcare Hospital)
- Opportunities for Specialty Track training in: Hospitalist Medicine, Maternal Child Health and Sports Medicine training
- Protected time for didactic conferences
- Integrative Medicine curriculum through the University of Arizona
- Ample elective time across PGY2 and PGY3 years, including options for local and regional 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)
- Free online access to library services and medical reference subscriptions
- Monetary allowance toward medical education conferences, laptops and book purchases.
- Allowance for presenting research and/or representing Abrazo Family Medicine Residency Program at national conferences.