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Not ready to apply for residency yet? Want to know more about Family Medicine as a career? Take a few minutes to explore the Virtual Family Medicine Interest Group.
Listen to medical students, residents and Family Medicine physicians speak on why they chose this opportunity-filled specialty.
More information is available on opportunities at UMKC Family Medicine at TMC Lakewood for Medical Students.
UMKC Family Medicine Residency is one of the most comprehensive Family Medicine programs in the country as well as one of the largest. With 42 residents and three fellowships, over the past 20 years, we have had more graduates than any single mid-west residency. Our mission is to provide an unequaled opportunity to be a successful Family Medicine physician in a variety of practice environments.
Truman Medical Center Lakewood in Kansas City, Missouri is home base for the program.
Urban? Suburban? Rural? Whatever your lifestyle, it can be found withing 15 minutes of our hospital. Located in the southeastern sector of Kansas City, Missouri; we have the advantages of a suburban setting within easy access to all the benefits from living in the greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area. This includes an active theater, visual arts and music scene; professional sports (football, baseball, soccer, hockey); fine dining; historic shopping districts; outdoor recreation; theme parks; affordable housing; and a myriad of family friendly activities. Here are 50 things you should know about Kansas City.
Comprehensive and innovative education for leaders in family medicine
Chief Residents 2015-2016
Dr. James Kirkpatrick
Dr. James Smith
Dr. Doyle Witt
AOA Program Update!
Laura Hempstead, DO
AOA Program Director
We are currently applying for osteopathic recognition through the ACGME, and hope to achieve this status by July of 2016. The ACGME will accredit all residency programs by 2020. Ours is one of the first family medicine residency programs to apply for this designation.More about our current program here.