Rural Track Program – Omak, WA
- Innovative longitudinal curriculum integrating outpatient and inpatient training into a daily schedule that mirrors the life of a practicing rural family physician.
- Primary care experience at a FQHC specializing in care of an underserved rural population, including a large proportion of non-English speakers.
- Team-based care incorporating behavioral health services, peer-counselor supported medication assisted treatment (MAT), naturopathic medicine, obstetrics & women’s care, case management and collaboration with FHC dental providers.
- Affordable living in a rural area where you will know patients and become embedded in your community.
- World class outdoor recreation with a National Park, renowned cross-country and back country skiing, road and mountain biking, fishing and foraging opportunities on vast areas of public lands, and much more!
- Rural practice opportunities are available nearby post-residency.
1:2 Rural Training Program, with first year training at the Urban Site: MultiCare Tacoma Family Medicine and the second and third years in Rural Omak, Washington, working in an FQHC, Family Health Centers and a Critical Access Hospital: Mid-Valley Hospital. This program offers the best of both worlds as it combines the benefits of an Urban established Family Medicine Program (since 1978) combined with the subsequent hands-on, real-world rural continuity experience. Omak is the largest city in Okanogan County located in the foothills of the Okanogan Highlands in north-central Washington.