Frequently asked questions

  • program designed to support each resident in their own, individual journey in medicine
  • unopposed community-hospital-based residency training program
  • robust medicine and ob experience and volume in preparation for practice
  • roots deep in our West Seventh Community of St. Paul strengthening our community connection
  • Resident, Faculty and Staff Wellbeing and Resilience Focus
  • ARCH (Anti-Racist, Cultural Humility) Task Force
  • stable, seasoned, and eclectic group of faculty offering a diverse background in healthcare
  • electronic health record implemented at Allina Health facilities
  • strong first-year call experience in large hospital with complex patients, evaluation, acute status changes and code responsibility
  • night float model, teaching management of patients, phone calls, obstetric and pediatric patients and complex patient problems that will prepare you for professional practice in urban, underserved, rural and international sites
  • Healthcare for the homeless focus
  • faculty with Certificates of Added Qualification in geriatrics
  • faculty fellowship trained in obstetrics and C-sections
  • waterbirth training and deliveries
  • internist faculty
  • behavioral scientist faculty
  • rural training exposure in second year of training
  • unique (and fabulous) Family Medicine Month curriculum
  • international medicine/global medicine opportunities
  • strong procedural training
  • CenteringPregnancy 
  • half-day all-resident, all-faculty didactic retreat
  • experienced residency nursing team focused on supporting residents and their patients
  • medical student rotations
  • high-volume obstetrics, with over 4,000 births annually at United Hospital
  • management of high-risk deliveries, with professional collaboration with OB and maternal-fetal medicine physicians
  • management of labor and delivery, making decisions from induction to delivery
  • high-risk adolescent obstetrics care training in continuity of care clinic at UFP and at Face-to-Face Clinic
  • resident deliveries with family medicine faculty and management of high-risk OB
  • waterbirth training and deliveries
  • CenteringPregnancy
  • sports medicine clinic at family medicine clinic with family physician, fellowship trained in sports medicine
  • hands-on training with a family physician at rural site, fellowship trained in sports medicine
  • coverage of high school and college sports teams
  • excellent orthopedic training
  • USA Cup (soccer) participation
  • excellent pediatric inpatient and NICU training at Children's Hospital – St. Paul
  • excellent pediatric emergency rotation, including pediatric fracture management and commitment to teaching residents
  • residency family medicine service (FMS) rounds on UFP clinic patients on Children's campus.
  • Health Care for the Homeless 
  • care to immigrants and minority populations
  • Face to Face Clinic - high-risk, teen OB and consulting services
  • socioeconomically and culturally diverse patient population, providing primary health care and service regardless of the patient's ability to pay
  • 426 operational beds
  • 28,165 annual inpatient admissions and 101,196 annual outpatient visits
  • level 2 trauma ER – busy emergency room training with a diversity of problems and ER physicians excited to teach residents
  • ER with 27 exam rooms, six psychiatric rooms, 12 observations rooms, and decontamination area, in-department computed tomography (CT) device, and patient care and family areas designed for greater privacy.