Kootenai Health Family Medicine Coeur d’Alene Residency is a new program, with 6 R-1s starting in July 2014. This is a University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Network affiliated program, ACGME accredited, with all curriculum goals and objectives and general formatting developed in alignment with the long proven excellence and track record of this UW-WWAMI Network, ranked nationally number one in Family Medicine Residency training for the past consecutive years.
Our training program will ensure that each of our graduates is a superb, compassionate, community-connected family physician. Our residents will have the opportunity to train in a totally unopposed program, mentored by an unbelievably competent and compassionate group of member community of board-certified physicians, representing all primary care and subspecialist fields. All of our facilities are totally contemporary, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, supported by the full array of superbly trained, compassionate and effectively competent team professionals.
Residents will be able to enjoy and be energized by our unbelievably beautiful, mountainous, river-connected and lake-filled surroundings and regional Wilderness Areas. This pristine area has drawn a population of highly health-conscious citizens, divergent and devoted to a healthy life-style. Our community is committed to an ever-more education focused community, with a very high-ranking public school system, many private education opportunities, and an Education Corridor supported by major universities in the State of Idaho.
Kootenai Health and our entire community is totally committed to developing a top-ranked, highly desirable family medicine residency 6-6-6 program. We have all promised our huge set of resources for the effective operation of this program…. We need a set of strong residents, each committed to the personal goal of self-development, and likewise totally committed to becoming an excellent, competent, and compassionate community-connected family physician.
– Dr. Dick McLandress, Program Director