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Welcome to Fitchburg Family Medicine!

Our program continues its tradition of providing superior Family Medicine residency training in the North Worcester County area as it has for nearly 30 years. 
 
Here are a few highlights about our innovative program:

  • UMass is ranked as one of the top 5 academic centers for Primary Care training.
  • Our residency is community-based and community-engaged.
  • We recognize the importance of family and quality of life for our residents.
  • We are dually accredited by the ACGME and by the AOA.
  • Our brand new clinical facility opened on July 1, 2014 offering a state-of-the-art design for team-based care and resident instruction. 
  • Integrated Behavioral Health improves patient care and resident education.
  • We lead the nation in providing opiod dependence training to residents. 

    Interested in a medical student rotation with us? Contact Michael.Smith@umassmemorial.org for more information.

    I welcome your application to our program. Please take advantage of the information our website offers and feel free to contact me anytime for more information.

James Ledwith, MD
Residency Director
 

 

 

 
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Want to learn more about resident life in Central MA? Click above to watch a brief video clip about living and training in Leominster and Fitchburg. 

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UMASS FITCHBURG NEWSLINE


Welcome to our residency's two newest faculty members, Dr. Beth Mazyck and Dr. Charles Lehnardt! 

Our Department has two new Fellowships
! Read more about our new Global Health Fellowship and
our Community-Based HIV and Viral Hepatitis Fellowship!  And don't forget about our residency's Global Health Track for prospective interns with an interest in becoming leaders in international health!

UMass Ranked Top Ten Percent in Primary Care: Check out the 2015 rankings from US News and World Report's annual Best Graduate Schools issue!  

Five-Year Accreditation Awarded by AOA: We are humbled and pleased that our residency was recently awarded the maximum five-year accreditation granted by the AOA (American Osteopathic Association) upon completion of their most recent site visit. Thanks to all faculty and staff who were instrumental in this process! 

HealthAlliance Rated Safest MA Hospital: HealthAlliance Hospital rated highest in patient safety scores according to a recent survey in Consumer Reports magazine!  

 

  
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