Kadlec is affiliated with the University of Washington, WWAMI Family Medicine Network, which is consistently ranked number one in family medicine residency training by U.S. News and World Reports.
Community is ideally situated between three major rivers: the Columbia River, Snake River, and Yakima River, in an area rich with cultural and recreational activities. The area is known for having the highest number of PhD's per capita nationwide. This area allows us to attract top-notch faculty who are trained at some of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world.
Kadlec is a progressive 270-bed, nationally recognized, not-for-profit medical center affiliated with Providence Health & Services. Recipient of the "Best in Class Employer" seal, Kadlec is the regional referral center for Southeastern Washington and Northeastern Oregon, and the premiere choice for customer service excellence.
Our faculty is dedicated to the mission of teaching residents and medical students, evidence-based, patient-centered care. We strongly believe that teaching the “doctors of tomorrow” is a special calling that must be approached with care and dedication.
Our Pediatric and Adult Hospitalists integrate hospitalists and residents in a way that dramatically improves both inpatient care and residents’ educational outcomes. In the Intensive Care unit, residents work with award-winning, nationally recognized teams, cutting-edge medicine, and participate in multiple clinically-relevant quality improvement projects.
Our Family Medicine Residency takes place in a free-standing, outpatient clinic. There are rotations out to several specialty ambulatory care areas.
Our residents create their own panel of patients, which upon completion of the program, can be transitioned to a practice.