Scripps Mercy Family Medicine Residency

Community-based residency training program

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Community-based residency training program

The goal of the Scripps Family Medicine Program is to train family physicians to provide comprehensive family-centered medical care with a focus on underserved communities.


Based at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista and Chula Vista Medical Plaza, the family medicine residency program has close ties to local community health programs.


The family medicine residency program includes a group of residents, faculty and staff who support one another in a mutual goal to make a difference in the community.


Learn more about the program and see our current residents to determine if you would make a good match.

Why choose us

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Why choose us

  • Small program with close-knit faculty and residents
  • A curriculum that focuses on border health issues and community medicine
  • High American Board of Family Medicine Practice board pass rates
  • Rotations in women’s health, geriatrics, pediatrics, sports medicine and behavioral health

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Populations served

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Populations served

  • Medically underserved communities along the California and Baja California border region
  • Adolescents at local high school clinics
  • Full spectrum family medicine at our PCMH-modeled continuity clinic

Program facts

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Program facts

  • First year resident positions: 8
  • Physician faculty: 5 full-time (3 part-time)
  • Average hours per week of lectures/conferences: 7

About Scripps Mercy

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About Scripps Mercy

  • Certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission
  • Recognized for high performance by U.S. News & World Report
  • Listed on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work

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