GME: Family Medicine

Valley Hospital Medical Center's Family Medicine Residency Program is a three-year (36 month) osteopathic postgraduate program. The program is an AOA-approved residency with both DO and MD faculty attendings. Core rotations include Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and General Surgery.

Continuity of care of patients is the core of family medicine philosophy and is a top priority in our program. We have partnered with Health Care Partners of Nevada, a large, multi-specialty ACO in Nevada, to help provide the longitudinal hands-on training for our resident physicians in the Family Medicine Continuity Clinic.

Family Medicine Continuity Clinic

Residents will have regularly assigned hours at the Family Medicine Continuity Clinic (FMCC) for the three (3) year duration of the Residency Program.

The requirements for the FMCC are as follows:

  • OGME–1 one half day per week
  • OGME–2 two half days per week on average
  • OGME–3 three half days per week on average

CURRICULUM

The curriculum is as follows:

OGME–1

  • Internal Medicine – 3 months (1 will be night rotation)
  • Critical Care - 1 month
  • Pediatrics – 2 months
  • Family Medicine – 1 month
  • General Surgery – 1 month
  • OB / GYN – 1 month
  • Emergency Medicine – 1 month
  • Elective – 1 month
  • Sports Medicine – 2 weeks
  • Pulmonary – 2 weeks

OGME–2

  • Internal Medicine – 2 months
  • Pediatrics – 2 months
  • Emergency Medicine – 2 months
  • General Surgery – 1 month
  • OB / GYN – 1 month
  • Family Medicine – 2 weeks
  • Dermatology – 2 weeks
  • Critical Care – 1 month
  • Elective – 2 months

OGME–3

  • Internal Medicine – 2 months
  • Emergency Medicine – 1 month
  • OB / GYN – 1 month
  • Surgical Selective – 3 months
  • Geriatrics – 1 month
  • Urgent Care – 1 month
  • Community Medicine – 1 month
  • Elective – 2 months

Family Medicine has dedicated didactics one afternoon per week.

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Contact Information

David J. Park, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP
Program Director, Family Medicine Residency
Phone: (702) 777-1772
Fax: (702) 777-4828
Email: david.park@tun.touro.edu

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