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The Monroe Clinic Rural Family Medicine Residency Program, just 45 miles north of Rockford, is affiliated with SSMHealth’s Monroe Clinic. Residents in this program get top-quality training at both SwedishAmerican Hospital and at Monroe Clinic. Offered in the integrated rural format, residents spend all three years at Monroe Clinic with a total of 6 months in Rockford during all three years. The program offers an osteopathic training focus in partnership with Des Moines University. Monroe’s hospital is committed to serving this bustling town with its innovative facilities, state-of-the-art technology and top-notch team. The community boasts a host of festivals, events and businesses, offering the best of rural living.

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