Worcester Family Medicine Residency

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Welcome to UMass Worcester Family Medicine!

We are a top-ranked university program with three community-based health center training sites offering uniquely different clinical and educational experiences. Faculty and residents work collaboratively to create a diverse, strong, and supportive community.

Like three-residencies-in-one, our health centers in Worcester (Family Health Center of Worcester and Hahnemann Family Health Center) and just outside Worcester (Barre Family Health Center) have separate match numbers and conduct interviews on  separate days. I invite you to explore our website and learn about us. Select the health center or centers that you feel will best meet your goals.

And if you are a visiting 4th-year medical student who would like to apply for a Family Medicine elective at UMass, we are happy to consider you. Click
here for more info!

We are committed to resident-centered education and provide the resources and flexibility to help you reach your full potential. Come share our passion for Family Medicine at UMass! 

Stacy Potts, MD, MEd
Residency Director



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One of our recent residency graduates talks about why she chose to practice Family Medicine. Watch her clip (begins with a still image.) 

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NEWS AROUND OUR RESIDENCY

UMass Memorial Medical Center has been ranked 10th among the best hospitals in Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report in its 2014-2015 Best Hospitals edition! Our Medical Center earned the distinction of “high performing” in a number of specialty areas and also earned top ranking in Central and Western Massachusetts and Worcester metro regions. Read more here!

Congratulations to our Department's two recipients of the medical school's Women's Faculty Committee Awards. They are...

                   Outstanding Community Service Award
                   Sara Shields, MD, MPH, FMCH
                   Outstanding Mentor Award
                   Linda Weinreb MD, FMCH

Also, congratulations to our Program Director, Dr. Stacy Potts, on her recent article in Worcester Medicine magazine, entitled "The Next Generation of Physicians: Embracing Change in our Workforce." Read it here!

Congratulations to Hahnemann Family Health Center which has been recognized by the NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance) as a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home. This is a tribute to lots of hard work by everyone associated with the practice, especially the core team including lead scheduler Lindsay Mackenzie and Practice Improvement Facilitator Jason Nigrosh, as well as Christine Vallee, Ron Adler, MD and David Gilchrist, MD.  

candDr. Lucy Candib Honored by WONCA: Congratulations to Dr. Lucy Candib who was honored in Prague on June 27 as this year¹s recipient of WONCA’s “Five Star Doctor Award,” selected from family physicians across the world! WONCA is the World Organization of Family Doctors. The award was conferred at WONCA’s 2013 World Conference in the Czech Republic.

UMass Ranked # 5 in Primary Care:
 
Check out the latest rankings from US News and World Report's annual Best Graduate Schools issue! 

Global Health Blogs: Check out our active Global Health Track blogs about our Winter 2014 trips to Nicaragua! You can read about Stephanie's PGY-3 trip and Noah's PGY-2 experience. 
 
Admissions Blog: Prospective applicants can keep up with Michael Smith's Admissions blog for all the latest info about our academic programs and curricular innovations!