Our residency program, established in 1979, has consistently trained excellent physicians in a respectful learning environment. We prepare physicians to excel in a wide variety of practice settings. Our residents benefit from the hands-on individualized teaching they receive in our community-based residency program, and from the academic culture created through our affiliations with Temple University School of Medicine and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Our family medicine center offers a broad variety of patients with a demographic mix that promotes training across the lifespan. Our highly committed faculty have achieved national recognition in various areas, including medical education, leadership, health information technology, and medical broadcasting.
Saint Francis Healthcare is truly a family medicine-friendly institution. The residents and faculty care for patients in all areas of the hospital, including inpatient medicine, ICU, special care nursery, and labor and delivery. The focus on high quality patient care in our underserved patient population requires a team approach between family physicians, specialists, nurses, and staff. There is a strong sense of community here with a culture of respect for patients of all backgrounds.