Residency

We have eight family medicine residency programs—five in the Twin Cities and three in Greater Minnesota

We train family physicians to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the whole family in any setting: urban, rural, global. Each program has its own curricular strengths, unique feel, and sense of community. Why train in Minnesota? Learn more here. You can also find out where our 2021 grads are now.

Duluth

Curriculum Highlights:

  • High volume, high risk OB and C-section; additional training available
  • Outstanding adult medicine, critical care (ICU), and pediatrics inpatient experience
  • Robust, independent family medicine service, including critical care, daily didactics, and patient-centered rounding
  • Ultrasound didactics and training on-site
  • Broad elective opportunities adaptable to resident focus

Mankato

Curriculum Highlights:

  • Sports and musculoskeletal medicine emphasis with integration of allopathic and osteopathic techniques and imaging
  • Daily didactics, monthly procedure workshops
  • Scholarship incorporated into daily activities
  • Longitudinal training in behavioral and community health

Methodist

Curriculum Highlights:

  • Longitudinal experiences in behavioral health, geriatrics, practice management, and sports medicine
  • Comprehensive maternity care experience during three-month OB rotation
  • Robust hospital training, including house coverage

North Memorial

Curriculum Highlights:

  • Longitudinal tracks in underserved and international medicine, sports medicine, research, osteopathic medicine, reproductive health, procedures, medication-assisted treatment fully integrated into continuity clinic experiences, and policy and advocacy
  • High volume inpatient medicine experience
  • High risk OB

St. Cloud

Curriculum Highlights:

  • Individualized training tailored to resident interests
  • Advanced maternity care and rural experience tracks
  • Procedural training opportunities
  • Integrated behavioral health
  • Opportunities to work with diverse, underserved populations

St. John's

Curriculum Highlights:

  • Inpatient medicine, OB, and clinic-based care
  • Electives in rural family medicine, C-section training, sports medicine, and colonoscopy training
  • Opportunities to tailor training to personal interests
  • Autonomy on rotations

UMN Medical Center

Curriculum Highlights:

  • Leading family medicine teaching through data-driven innovative change focused on health equity
  • Committed and engaged faculty who truly love teaching
  • Welcoming environment that brings enjoyment to the learning process
  • ACGME Osteopathic Recognition application is in process for trainees starting in 2022
  • Interdisciplinary teams including Integrated Behavioral Health
  • Resident participation in policy and curriculum changes
  • Independent family medicine inpatient medicine and OB service
  • Leaders in continuity gender-affirming care, reproductive health, medication-assisted treatment, and PrEP
  • Office-based procedures and point-of-care ultrasound

Woodwinds*

Curriculum Highlights:

  • Active management of labor for high risk OB population
  • Weekly didactic conferences covering a broad range of topics
  • Comprehensive internal medicine training with ICU experience
  • Well-established elective opportunities
  • Longitudinal community health curriculum

*The Woodwinds Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program was formerly known as the St. Joseph's Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. The name was changed in 2021 to reflect our move to the Woodwinds Hospital.