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The Department of Family and Community Medicine provides excellence in clinical and academic experiences for students and residents interested in becoming leaders in primary and community-responsive care. Through a full continuum of education, we foster the best in patient care, research, leadership and community service.

Our mission is to:

  • Educate current health professions students and future physicians, family physicians, and family therapists.
  • Provide the highest quality primary care, preventive care and mental health care to our community.
  • Improve the health of our communities through population-based and evidence-based care.
  • Deliver cost-effective care by promoting primary care and adherence to best practices.
  • Advance the fields of family medicine and medical family therapy through population-based, primary care and integrated mental health research.

Learn more about the Department of Family and Community Medicine