About Kadlec Family Medicine Residency

Kadlec Family Medicine Residency is a primary care office with a teaching model of care. Appointments are longer and overseen by physician teachers. Kadlec's program is a member of the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Network, which is consistently rated the highest in quality in the nation.

  • Residents are doctors (not students) undergoing additional training to become board certified in Family Medicine
  • Residents will see their patients at Kadlec Family Medicine Residency, with clinical rotations at Kadlec Regional Medical Center and other community locations
  • At the end of their three year term, residents can choose to stay in the community offering the patient ongoing care
  • Six new residents per year, to a maximum of 18 residents in the program by year three
  • Member of the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Network, which is consistently rated the highest in quality Family Medicine Training in the nation
  • Accredited by Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Residency Mission

Our Mission is to prepare physicians to be leaders in the practice of comprehensive, compassionate family medicine of the highest quality and improve access of family medicine in Northeastern Oregon and Southeastern Washington.

Clinic Mission

  • Building Therapeutic Relationships
  • Making Complex Decisions
  • Broad Scope of Practice

Goals

Our goal is to graduate competent Family Physicians with personal and professional skills to practice Family Medicine who will continue to develop into master practitioners. Kadlec identifies master practitioners as family physicians who are leaders in role modeling self-care, influencing their community and provide cost effective, evidence based medical care to help their patients live healthful, productive lives.

Vision

  • Our program vision is to be nationally recognized for its leadership training, innovative approaches to resident education and patient care, and commitment to patient-centered, evidence-based, community-oriented family medicine.
  • Provide a local source of “the best” Family Medicine for the Tri-Cities.
  • Develop Kadlec Family Medicine Residency trained practitioners that better understand and service the needs of rural communities.