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Rio Bravo Family Medicine Residency Program

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Program Contact Information

Program Name: Rio Bravo Family Medicine Residency Program
Program Director Name: Carol Stewart, MD
Program Coordinator Name: Sandra Lopez
Program Address: 7800 Niles St., Bakersfield, California 93311
Program Phone Number: (661) 328-4284
Program Website: http://www.riobravofmrp.org
Program Contact Email: rbresidency@clinicasierravista.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? Opposed
Program Setting: Rural
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,Headache Management,HIV Care,Inpatient Medicine,Leadership Development,LGBTQ+,Obstetrics,Pain Management,Procedures,Reproductive Health,Rural Medicine Critical Care,Safety Net Medicine,Women's Health
Sponsoring Institution: Clinica Sierra Vista
Special Electives or Rotations (select all that apply): Adolescent Medicine,Ambulatory Medicine,Behavioral Medicine,Community Medicine,Geriatrics,Global Health,Obstetrics,Procedures,Rural Medicine Critical Care,Sports Medicine,Women's Health
Which categories best describe your patient demographic? (select all that apply): Hispanic, Latino or Spanish Origin,Black or African American
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):
The Rio Bravo Family Medicine Residency Program (RBFMRP) is uniquely situated in California's Central Valley, dedicated to serving the underserved.

Located in Central California close to several major cities, national parks, and beaches, our program provides unique exposure to a rural community with an opportunity to facilitate, research, and organize innovative approaches to healthcare in family and community medicine.

Faculty Composition:
8 Female, 3 Male
Very diverse faculty from various parts of the world!
Carol Stewart, MD, FAAFP
Tana Parker, MD
Jacqueline Uy, MPH, MD
Verna Marquez, MD
Hector Arreaza, MD
Anuradha Rao, MD
Sally Wonderly, MD, FACOG
Brent Burket, MD
Jennifer Thoene, MD
Katherine Schlaerth, MD

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