Rural Track Program – Sedalia, MO

Bothwell FMR is a 1-2 Rural Training Track. Two residents per year spend PGY1 at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, a large academic health center. Residents transition to rural Sedalia, Missouri, a town of approximately 20,000, for PGY-2 and PGY-3 training. The rural program includes operative obstetrics.

Unique Features

  • 1-2 partner with University-based tertiary care center approximately 1 hour away
  • University of Missouri FM Residency is nationally recognized and highly ranked
  • RTT residents maintain a Sedalia continuity clinic through all 3 years
  • Operative obstetrics training at the rural site
  • Unopposed community-based training with open ICU, busy Emergency Department, and growing ambulatory clinics

Additional Information

Sedalia is located about an hour east of the Kansas City area and is rich in history and culture. Founded in 1860 as a railroad town, Sedalia remains the county seat and enjoys robust economic development.
Sedalia offers:

  • Low cost of living with beautiful family-friendly neighborhoods and new housing growth
  • Public, private and parochial schools
  • Plenty of shopping, restaurants, including hometown bar-b-que, and entertainment
  • Home of the Missouri State Fair and historic fairground
  • State Fair Community College
  • The Daum Museum
  • The oldest Orchestra west of the Mississippi
  • Community Theatre
  • Hiking and biking on the Katy Trail
  • 18 Hole Golf course and country club
  • Eight local parks with two public pools
  • A brand new community center opening in 2022
  • Just a short drive away enjoy over 200 area attractions in the Kansas City area
  • 30 minutes from beautiful scenes and water sports at nearby Truman Lake
  • One hour from the University of Missouri-Columbia campus
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