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Alma Family Medicine Residency: 3-Year Curriculum


First Year (PGY 1)


Family Medicine Service (3 months)

General Surgery



Pediatric Outpatient

Pediatric Inpatient

Emergency Medicine




Second Year (PGY 2)

Pediatric Inpatient

Gynecology/Women's Health

Health System Management

Orthopedics/Sports Medicine



(Night) Family Medicine Service (3 months)



Elective (1 month)

Third Year (PGY 3)

Family Medicine Service (3 months)



Urgent Care

Emergency Medicine


Outpatient Medicine

Pediatric Outpatient

Elective (3 months)

Procedural Curriculum

Procedural training is taught through longitudinal procedural training curriculum. Which includes lectures, workshops, and “procedure day” in clinic where resident works one on one with faculty.

Longitudinal Curriculum

Behavioral Medicine
Procedural Training

Family Practice Center Ambulatory Care

From the first day at the Family Practice Center (FPC), residents will see their own assigned patients and provide comprehensive care during dedicated time.

MSU-Statewide Campus System (SCS)

Our program participates in the Statewide Campus System through Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Residents travel to East Lansing, Michigan once a month for approximately nine months per year. The SCS program cover a variety of topics including: ALSO Course, APLS Course, Colposcopy Course, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Dermatological Procedures, Chronic Diseases and Practice Management.

Weekly Half Day Didactics

Weekly half day didactics occur in a block sequence on Wednesdays.  These didactics cover the breadth of family medicine practice and also include: Evidenced Based Medicine, Behavior Health, Procedural Training, OB & Pediatrics, and Wound Care.

Daily End of the Day Didactics

Daily End of the Day Didactics occur Monday-Friday.  These didactics cover a variety of topics such as, Neurology, Urology, ENT, Critical Care, Cardiology, AAFP Journal Club, and Population Health Prevention.

Hospital Based Didactics

MidMichigan Health also offers a variety of educational activities that residents are encouraged to attend. These include: EKG Grand Rounds, Cancer Conference, Leadership Safety Rounds, CCU Teaching Rounds and many other specialty-specific educational opportunities.

Apply Through ERAS

  • Deadline: December 1
  • Our NRMP Matching number: 2436120C0
  • Listed as: Michigan St Univ-East Lansing, Alma, Family Medicine

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