A Family Medicine resident talks with a patient.

Portsmouth Family Medicine Residency

Improve community health outcomes and reduce healthcare disparities in our Portsmouth Family Medicine Residency.

What sets us apart?

Gain unparalleled experience in family medicine. Our trainees benefit from opportunities to explore their clinical interests while practicing at our progressive community hospital. Residents treat a diverse patient population during rotations at Portsmouth Family Medicine, our residency’s primary training site and the largest primary care practice in the area. 

A resident shares diagnostics with a patient.

See yourself in Hampton Roads

The Hampton Roads region that EVMS serves is a vibrant community with 1.7 million residents scattered across nine cities and five counties in southeastern coastal Virginia.

Miles of waterfront, historical and cultural attractions, parks and outdoor recreation areas, lively nightlife, seasonal festivals and family-friendly entertainment make it clear that there's something for everyone here in Hampton Roads.

At EVMS, we know life happens, and we want you to be covered when it does. That’s why we offer competitive benefits packages for our residents and fellows.

Residents meet at orientation

A supportive environment

Work-life balance is important during your residency, and we are committed to supporting our residents throughout their time at EVMS. Through EVMS' Wellness Works program, our residents and fellows receive the same wellness resources as our faculty and staff.

In addition, our Resident Wellness program for residents and fellows gives you access to support groups, after-hours counseling services, running clubs, leadership coaching and more.