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Family Medicine Curriculum

The Family Medicine Residency Program is a six-per-year program that offers residents an excellent education in traditional family medicine. Our innovative program is the ideal educational experience for those seeking to serve their patients and community in the practice of family medicine.


First-class programming and rotational experiences combine into a curriculum that covers the full spectrum of family medicine in a practical way to prepare for future practice and board exams. We are proud to train superb family physicians who are dedicated to the communities and patients they serve.

Monthly OMM workshops help residents practice skills for patient care.


  • Community-based PEDS
  • Inpatient PEDS (out)
  • NICU/Newborn Nursery (out)

Recent procedure workshops:

  • Sutures
  • Toenail Removal
  • IUD Insertion and Removal
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Injections

FM residents have robust inpatient medicine rotations with hospitalists and ICU faculty who are passionate about patient care, quality measures, and teaching.

Family Medicine Residency Clinic

Famliy Medicine Residency Clinic

Our Family Medicine Residency Clinic services much of the surrounding community. Excellent family medicine preceptors teach residents about common outpatient conditions, procedures, and high-quality care. The continuity experience also includes geriatric, pediatric, and prenatal care training. Residents learn how to navigate the complexities of the healthcare system and how to serve both insured and uninsured patient populations that benefit from the residency clinic services.

The River District FM Residency Clinic boasts 14 exam rooms, including rooms dedicated to procedures, OMM, and care of pediatric patients.

Resident workspaces have beautiful views of the scenic Dan River.