Welcome to Fitchburg Family Medicine!
Our program continues its tradition of providing superior Family Medicine residency training in the North Worcester County area as it has for nearly 30 years.
Here are a few highlights about our innovative program:
- UMass is ranked as one of the top 10 academic centers for Primary Care.
- Our residency is community-based.
- We recognize the importance of family and quality of life for our residents.
- We are dually accredited by the ACGME and by the AOA.
- Our health center is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center. We are very excited that our
new health center building is currently under construction and will open in the coming year. Learn more here!)
- Our Behavioral Health Department is nationally recognized.
Please note that we also encourage visiting medical students to complete elective rotations with us - for more information, click here!
I hope that you will decide to apply to our program. Please take advantage of the information our website offers and feel free to contact me anytime for more information. (read more).
James Ledwith, MD
Want to see our residency from the insider's perspective? Click to watch a brief (about two minutes) video clip!
FITCHBURG FAMILY MEDICINE NEWSLINE
Five-Year Accreditation Awarded by AOA: We are humbled and pleased that our residency was just awarded the maximum five-year accreditation granted by the AOA (American Osteopathic Association) upon completion of their 2013 site visit. Thanks to all faculty and staff who were instrumental in this process!
New Associate Residency Director: Dr. Nic Apostoleris has taken on a new role as Associate Director of the Fitchburg residency, as he is continuing in his role as Director of the program’s behavioral health training programs. Nic has stepped down as the health center’s Vice President for Behavioral Health and Director of ACTION Health Services. Congratulations to Nic!
UMass Ranked # 9 in Primary Care! Read the latest 2013 rankings from US News and World Report's annual Best Graduate Schools issue!
HealthAlliance Again Named "Most Wired": HealthAlliance Hospital has once again been named to the prestigious list of "Most Wired" hospitals in the country. This year marks the 15th anniversary of Health Care’s Most Wired Survey and the sixth consecutive year that HealthAlliance Hospital has received a Most Wired Award.
Check out our active Global Health Track blogs about our Winter 2013 trips to Nicaragua! Read Elliot's PGY-3 blog, Stephanie's PGY-2 blog and Noah's PGY-1 blog.
HealthAlliance Rated Safest MA Hospital: HealthAlliance Hospital rated highest in patient safety
scores according to a new survey in Consumer Reports magazine. Read all about it here.
Our Admissions Blog: Prospective applicants can keep up with Michael Smith's Admissions blog for all the latest info about our academic programs and curricular innovations