Dr. Bruce Britton demonstrates patient care techniques to students.

Family and Community Medicine

Training students and residents in a supportive learning environment and delivering patient-centered care to the community.

A resident talks with a Standardized Patient during a simulated patient experience.

Our family-medicine residencies

Become a competent and caring family-medicine physician.

Our residents practice with a team of experts dedicated to improving health outcomes and patient experience. Both our Ghent Family Medicine Residency and Portsmouth Family Medicine Residency programs offer the chance to:

  • Provide care for a diverse patient population
  • Mentor medical and health professions students
  • Participate in clinically-based research or quality improvement projects

Our podiatry residency

Prevent, diagnose and manage diseases, disorders and injuries of the lower extremity. Podiatry residents learn the ins and outs of podiatric medicine and surgery through extensive clinical training while working in a variety of patient care environments. Each resident benefits from close interaction with faculty.

Discover the diverse subspecialty of family medicine, and treat patients in a broad range of settings and situations.

Portsmouth Family Medicine physicians pose for a group photo.

Community-oriented primary care

As a Patient-Centered Medical Home, we put patients first.

Our Ghent and Portsmouth Family Medicine practices have earned the highest level of accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance, a designation that demonstrates our commitment to providing high quality, coordinated patient care.