Family Medicine Residency Program

Family Medicine Residency Program

The Idaho State University Family Practice Residency is a postgraduate training program for physicians who have an M.D. or D.O. degree. The program is affiliated with the medical schools of the University of Washington and the University of Utah and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The Healthwest Pocatello Family Medicine Clinic, located on the Idaho State University campus, is the outpatient training site; hospital rotations are scheduled at Portneuf Medical Center.

Accepting seven residents per year, the program trains Family Physicians to practice in rural Idaho. The curriculum includes family medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, emergency medicine, community medicine, behavioral science, rural medicine, orthopedics, and other subspecialities.

For more information, please contact:

Family Medicine Residency Program
465 Memorial Drive
Idaho State University
Pocatello, Idaho 83201-8357
(208) 282-4508

Curriculum Overview

First Year

4 weeksCommunity Medicine
4 weeksPsychology
12 weeksInternal Medicine
8 weeksPediatrics (Inpatient)
8 weeksObstetrics
8 weeksGeneral Surgery
8 weeksEmergency Medicine

Second Year

8 weeksInternal Medicine
8 weeksPediatrics
4 weeksCardiology
4 weeksPulmonary/ICU
4 weeksMedicine Subspecialty
4 weeksRural Rotations
4 weeksEmergency Medicine
4 weeksElectives
8 weeksObstetrics
4 weeksOrthopedic/Sports Medicine
4 weeksFamily Medicine Center Chief

Third Year

8 weeksInternal Medicine
2 weeksENT (Longitudinal)
2 weeksUrology
4 weeksOphthalmology (longitudinal)
4 weeksOrthpedics/Sports Medicine/Rheumatology
4 weeksFamily Medicine Center Chief
4 weeksRural Rotations
4 weeksGynecology
12 weeksElectives
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