Common questions

How long is a family medicine residency?

How long is a family medicine residency?

3 years
Length of Residencies

Specialty Length of Training*
Family Practice 3 years
General Surgery 5 years
Internal Medicine 3 years
Neurology 3 years plus PGY-1 Transitional/Preliminary

Is family medicine a competitive residency?

Family medicine residency starts in the PGY1 year and is three years in total. The majority of U.S. allopathic seniors match in family medicine, but, the specialty remains competitive for international and osteopathic applicants.

What is the shortest residency program?

15 Shortest Residency Programs in the World

  • Family Practice: 3 years.
  • Internal Medicine: 3 years.
  • Pediatrics: 3 years.
  • Emergency Medicine: 3 – 4 years.
  • Physical Medicine: 3-4 years.
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology: 4 years.
  • Anesthesiology: 3 years plus PGY – 1 Transitional / Preliminary.

What is the hardest type of surgeon to become?

Competitive programs that are the most difficult to match into include:

  • Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery.
  • Dermatology.
  • General Surgery.
  • Neurosurgery.
  • Orthopedic Surgery.
  • Ophthalmology.
  • Otolaryngology.
  • Plastic Surgery.

When did the Conroe family medicine residency program start?

The Conroe Family Medicine Residency Program was originally founded in 1979 as the “Montgomery County Medical Education Foundation” by a team of physicians who set out to establish a Family Medicine residency program in the local area. Our first three residents graduated in June 1985.

Is there a family medicine residency program in Houston?

The Conroe Family Medicine Residency Program is excited about the future in our mission to produce the best and most experienced family physicians. We are pleased to have support from HCA Houston Healthcare – Conroe, Conroe Medical Education Foundation, and Lone Star Family Health Center, as well as from our local community.

What is the mission of the residency program?

Residency Program Mission. To stimulate intellectual pursuit and research by faculty, residents and family physicians in practice; To provide continuing medical education for the graduates of this program and other physicians in private practice.

What kind of training do resident physicians get?

Our resident physicians receive full-spectrum “hands-on” training in a congenial and collegial environment and learn to deliver cost-effective treatment while integrating the most advanced concepts in the medical field. We are proud to offer two unique training tracks in our residency program.