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Long Beach Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program

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Program Contact Information

Program Name: Long Beach Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program
Program Director Name: Abigail Fletcher MD
Program Coordinator Name: Kelly Ambrose
Program Address: 450 E. Spring St #1, Long Beach, California 90806
Program Phone Number: (562) 933-0053
Program Contact Email: kambrose@memorialcare.org
Total # of Residents: 24
Number of PGY-1 Slots: 8

Program at a Glance

Does your residency program share a hospital with other medical specialties or is it the only one? Unopposed
Program Setting: Urban
Is your program working in a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model? Yes
Program Emphasis (select all that apply): Adolescent Medicine,Advocacy,Ambulatory Medicine,Behavioral Medicine,Chronic Disease Management,Community Medicine,Geriatrics,Global Health,HIV Care,Inpatient Medicine,Leadership Development,LGBTQ+,Obstetrics,Pain Management,Procedures,Reproductive Health,Sports Medicine,Women's Health
Sponsoring Institution: Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
Special Electives or Rotations (select all that apply): Advocacy,Behavioral Medicine,Community Medicine,Global Health,LGBTQ+,Obstetrics,Reproductive Health,Sports Medicine,Women's Health
Which categories best describe your patient demographic? (select all that apply): White,Hispanic, Latino or Spanish Origin,Black or African American,Asian,Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Accreditation: ACGME
CAFP pays for first year resident dues (dependent upon completion of the application). Please indicate if your program pays for second and/or third year CAFP resident membership.
Both PGY-2 and PGY-3 dues

Program Details

Program Highlights and/or Unique Curriculum Components (i.e. Fellowship Opportunities):
We have several areas of concentration: 1) LGBTQ health 2) Global health 3) Community medicine 4) Sports medicine 5) Health policy and advocacy 6) OB. We have also just started an opt-out family planning curriculum. We have a longitudinal point of care ultrasound curriculum for all residents.
Faculty Composition:
We have 12 faculty who all practice full spectrum family medicine but also have varied interests including family planning, OB, global health, community health, sports medicine, health policy, LGBTQ health and behavioral health.
Spouse/Family Opportunities:
Long Beach is a very large city with a population of 500,000 and offers many opportunities for significant others
Fun Facts:
Long Beach has won an award for being the most diverse city in the united states! We have been a family medicine program since 1977. We are the only residency program in California with "Beach" in our name!!

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