St. Vincent's East Family Medicine Residency

at Christ Health Center

The St. Vincent East Family Medicine Residency (SVEMFR) was established in 1977 and is co-lead by Christ Health Center and the St. Vincent Health System. SVEFMR is a Biblically-centered, community-based, solo-program, dedicated to a strong tradition of excellence in patient care, service, and medical education.

The program is affiliated with Ascension Health, one of the nation’s largest faith-based healthcare entities, is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and attained 5-year accreditation status (highest level) for its 3 most recent reviews.

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In over 40 years, more than 170 physicians have been trained in Family Medicine earning the respect of medical staff, patients, and communities across many states. Our graduates practice in a wide variety of clinical settings: rural and urban, solo and group, inpatient and outpatient, academic and community-based. It is our steadfast intent to foster an atmosphere that cultivates excellence in all areas of the resident’s life and education. We are dedicated to serving both the whole patient and the WHOLE resident.

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