Portsmouth Family Medicine Residency
Improve community health outcomes and reduce healthcare disparities in our Portsmouth Family Medicine Residency.
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Where you'll train
Portsmouth Family Medicine
Portsmouth Family Medicine is our residency's primary teaching site. Senior residents spend most of their training time at this outpatient clinic, seeing patients, participating in procedure clinics and mastering their skills as family medicine physicians. Designated as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, this practice has received the highest level of accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center
Founded as St. Vincent DePaul Hospital in 1856, Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center is a highly respected, 204-bed acute care facility serving Norfolk. DePaul is a major teaching site for EVMS, and a majority of the physicians on DePaul's medical staff hold faculty appointments. The facility uses the da Vinci minimally invasive robotic surgical system for cancer, cardiac, neuroscience, gynecological, urological and general surgical procedures. Residents at DePaul rotate on general medicine as well as subspecialty and non-medicine elective services.
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters (CHKD) is the only freestanding children's hospital in Virginia. With 206 beds, it is the regional pediatric referral center for coastal Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The hospital is home to the area's largest and most advanced neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, as well as the state's only acute inpatient rehabilitation unit. Family Medicine residents receive inpatient training alongside pediatric residents at CHKD. Trainees can also participate in pediatric electives at this facility.
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is home to the area's only Level I trauma center and burn trauma unit, the region's premier heart program and the primary teaching hospital for EVMS. There are active primary care specialties in house including family medicine and internal medicine. At this facility, residents learn skills required in a hospital setting to manage acute and critically ill patients and develop an appreciation for the relationship between primary care physicians and consultants.