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Family Medicine Residency Program - Fargo

Mission:

The University of North Dakota Family Medicine Residency, Fargo is dedicated to training physicians of excellence, who will treat the whole person from birth until end of life, working in both urban and rural environments. They will be trained to empower people to live healthier lives through the use of team based care and the most current evidence-based medicine.  

Family Medicine Residency Overview:

The UND Family Medicine Residency is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). This program will welcome our first class of five residents in July of 2017. Five residents will be added each year until we reach the full complement of 15 in this 36 month program. These initial residents will have the opportunity to significantly influence many aspects of the program structure and curriculum.

Most of the resident rotations will be with Sanford Health, Fargo campus, with many rotations at the new medical center scheduled to open to in July of 2017. This is a brand new state of the art facility. There will also be a two month rotation at a rural site either in eastern North Dakota or Northern Minnesota. Our teaching physicians in family medicine and specialties are experts in their respective fields, and due to the small program, this allows for extensive one-on-one contact and instruction.

Residents complete rotations in:

Required Rotations

Elective Options

2 Week Electives

Inpatient Medicine
Diagnostic Imaging
Emergency Medicine
General Surgery
OB Inpatient/Outpatient
Pediatric Inpatient/Newborn
Pediatric Outpatient
Sports Medicine
Behavioral Medicine
NICU/PICU
Resident Research
ICU
Dermatology
Cardiology
Community Health
Geriatrics
Health Systems Management
Board Preparation
Rural Rotations

Allergy/Immunology

Community Medicine

Emergency

Obstetrics

Gynecology

Urology

General Surgery

Orthopedics

Critical Care Adult

NICU/PICU

Sports Medicine

Pathology/Lab Medicine

Neurology

Pulmonology

Nephrology

Cardiology

Gastroenterology

Dermatology

Pediatrics

Infectious Disease

Psychiatry/Behavioral health

Diagnostic Imaging

Oncology/Rad. Onc./ Hematology

Endocrinology

Rheumatology

ENT

Ophthalmology

Neurosurgery

Plastic Surgery

Physical Medicine and Rehab

Interventional Radiology

Forensic Medicine (County Coroner)

Reproductive Medicine

Hospice


Application Requirements

U.S. Allopathic & Osteopathic Candidates:

  • Eligibility for licensure in ND
  • Graduates of medical schools disapproved by the North Dakota Board of Medical Examiners will not be considered. 
  • USMLE or COMLEX transcript
    • Applicants must pass USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 (CK) by the second attempt.
    • Clinical experience (minimum of four  months)
    • Three letters of recommendation from physicians familiar with the applicant's clinical knowledge and skills. At least one must be a clinical supervisor
  • Personal Statement including the applicant's major reason for choosing Family Medicine as a career, what the applicant is looking for in a training program, and a description of his or her career goals
  • Time interval since completion of formal training (medical school or residency) must be within 7 years.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • MSPE & Dean's Letter
  • A criminal background check before starting residency

International Candidates:

  • Eligibility for licensure in ND
  • Graduates of medical schools disapproved by the North Dakota Board of Medical Examiners will not be considered. 
  • Applicants must pass USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 (CK) by the first attempt.
  • ECFMG certification for international medical graduates
  • Citizenship, permanent residency, or ability to obtain a J-1 visa
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement, including the applicant's major reason for choosing Family Medicine as a career, what the applicant is looking for in a training program, and a description of his or her career goals
  • Time interval since completion of formal training (medical school or residency) must be within 5 years.
  • Excellent written and spoken English language communication skills
  • A criminal background check before starting residency


Please contact Cecille Hospidales for more information on the application process.
Family Medicine Residency
Sanford Health, Medical Education
801 Broadway N
Fargo ND, 58122
Phone:  701-234-6076