Welcome to the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine.  Located in the vibrant and historic neighborhood of Harlem in New York City, the Harlem Residency trains family physicians  to provide comprehensive, coordinated family-centered care for richly diverse, medically complex patients in community health center settings.  The residency is a federally-designated Teaching Health Center program.


The Harlem Residency in Family Medicine Welcomes Class of 2016

The Institute for Family Health is delighted to welcome the incoming 2016 class of Harlem family medicine residents. The new class of PGY1s will be trained at the Family Health Center of Harlem, a recently constructed, state-of-the-art outpatient facility located in the diverse, historic community of Harlem.

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NPR: The Next Frontier For Elite Med Schools: Primary Care

The Institute for Family Health’s Harlem Residency in Family Medicine was featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered” show on September 23, 2012. Reporter Jenny Gold writes, “Johns Hopkins, Yale, Harvard, Columbia and Cornell. What do these medical schools have in common? Beyond their first-rate reputations, they’re also on the short list of top U.S. med schools that don’t have departments of family medicine. Elite schools have long focused on training specialists and researchers, but with the federal health law’s emphasis on primary care, some schools are looking harder at family medicine.”

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FMEC Conference, September 28-30
For medical students interested in family medicine, the Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC) is offering scholarships for their 2012 Conference in Cleveland, OH in September. This is an exciting opportunity to meet and learn from family medicine innovators who are changing health care systems in their communities. You will also have a chance to connect with Harlem Residency faculty and residents.
Click here for scholarship details.
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