Post Graduate Training
This 3-year family practice residency program, sponsored by the University of Montana in Missoula and affiliated with the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Network, exists to provide a superior, comprehensive education in Family Medicine. The residency is committed to developing family physicians who are compassionate, clinically competent, and motivated to serve patients and communities in the rural and underserved areas of Montana. This unique program is the sole residency in Western Montana and emphasizes service to rural and medically-underserved communities around Montana. First-year residents practice at our partner sites at Partnership Health Center, Community Medical Center, and Providence St. Patrick Hospital; three residents from each class match with the Kalispell track to spend their second and third years practicing in the Flathead Valley at Kalispell Regional Healthcare and Flathead Community Health Center.
Two ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) residency positions administrated by the UM Skaggs School of Pharmacy's Department of Pharmacy Practice. These positions are located at Community Medical Center and include rotations in Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Ambulatory Care, Pain Management, NICU, and Pediatrics and are flexible according to resident interests.
The Drug Information/Academia Residency provides post-graduate pharmacist training focused on drug information and teaching experience to prepare the resident for a career in academic pharmacy and drug information. The resident provides instruction to pharmacy students at the University of Montana Drug Information Service, as well as a variety of classroom settings. The resident also provides drug information and pharmaceutical care consultation services to healthcare professionals through the Drug Information Service. The resident also works in the anticoagulation/pulmonary education clinic at Community Medical Center for 4 hours/week.