Program Outline

Program Timeline

  • Applications due March 1, 2021
  • Interviews held in March
  • Applicant selection in April/May
  • Residency begins in July
  • This is a 12-month residency, with an additional 12 months as staff Nurse Practitioner

Program Structure

  • Primary Care Sessions, where residents see their own patients and are precepted by experienced MDs and NPs
  • Internship Sessions, where residents work from an experienced provider’s schedule
  • Specialty sessions, where residents see patients in conjunction with a specialty provider
  • Weekly didactic/seminars/workshops
  • Weekly mentorship time with an experienced provider, throughout the 24-month commitment
  • One performance improvement capstone project

Sample Specialty Clinics

  • Pediatrics
  • Urgent Care
  • Gynecology
  • Prenatal Care
  • STD/ X-clinic
  • Substance Use
  • Podiatry
  • Dermatology and Procedure clinic
  • Colposcopy
  • School Based Health

Sample Weekly Didactic/Workshop Topics

Didactics are held weekly in conjunction with our sister residency sites and the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Examples include:

  • Balint Groups
  • Depression: Diagnosis and Management
  • Integrative Behavioral Health in Primary Care
  • History of Racism in Medicine
  • Common Lab Interpretation
  • Diabetes Care
  • Women’s Health Issues in Primary Care
  • The Elderly Patient

Other Residency Notables

  • Residents are hired as a full-time employee with benefits
  • Potential for loan repayment opportunities
  • Ample opportunities for professional growth throughout the 24 month program
  • Residents are periodically evaluated using academic tools relying on self-evaluations, faculty evaluations, and mentor evaluations