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Mercy Family Medicine Residency Program Specifics

Graduate Medical Education - Fort Smith

  • Rotations & continuity clinic are formatted to meet ACGME requirements
  • PGY-1 will have 1 half day in the Family Medicine Practice (FMP) per week
  • PGY-2 will have 2 half days in the Family Medicine Practice (FMP) per week
  • PGY-3 will have 4 half days in the Family Medicine Practice (FMP) per week
  • Rotations are scheduled in month block format

Rotations Include:

PGY-1

  • Orientation
  • Inpatient Medicine
  • Night Float
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Women’s Health
  • Geriatrics
  • Outpatient Pediatrics
  • Orthopedics
  • Surgery
  • Dermatology/Radiology
  • Elective

PGY-2

  • Inpatient Medicine
  • Night Float
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Outpatient Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry/Behavioral Health
  • ICU
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Inpatient Pediatrics
  • Elective
  • Sports Medicine
  • OB/Labor & Delivery

PGY-3

  • Inpatient Medicine
  • Night Float
  • Pediatric Emergency Room
  • OB/Labor & Delivery
  • Newborn Nursery
  • Family Medicine Practice
  • Urology
  • Health Systems Management
  • Elective x4

Elective Options:

  • Rheumatology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Endocrinology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology

Curriculum:

  • Daily Morning Report
  • Weekly Didactic Education & Board Prep
  • Monthly: Grand Rounds, Journal Club, M&M Conference, Tumor Board, & Simulation Training
  • Annual ABFM In-Training Examination