Welcome to the Rockford Family Medicine Residency Program
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About the Program
The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Family Medicine Residency Program provides each resident the benefit of unopposed clinical experiences, exceptional opportunities for obstetrical care and innovative educational programming through multidisciplinary techniques. Through the UI Health Mile Square Health Center – L.P. Johnson Rockford, the award-winning UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital and other affiliated community health care partners, the Rockford Family Medicine Residency Program provides outstanding graduate medical education. Since the program began in Rockford in 1972, more than 420 family medicine residents have been trained through the program who now practice family medicine and various subspecialties in Rockford, throughout Illinois, across the nation and around the world. I invite you to learn more about our program.
The Structured Training for Rural Enhancement of Community Health in Obstetrics (STRETCH-OB) track within our Family Medicine Residency Program is for residents who are committed to providing obstetrics in a rural or underserved community. This is a HRSA-funded program’s purpose is to reduce poor maternal and birth outcomes in rural and underserved areas by increasing the number of family medicine physicians with high-quality, evidence-based obstetrical care skills who practice in these areas.