Urban Program with Rural Pathway – Elko, NV

The Elko Rural Residency Training Site is an additional training site of the University of Nevada, School of Medicine, Reno’s Residency Program.  It has the same ACGME number as the Reno program but a separate match number.  It is a 2 residents per year program with the first year done in Reno and PGY2 and PGY3 in Elko, NV.  We are in the 3rd year of the program with 2 residents currently in Reno and 2 in Elko.

Unique Features

  • Unopposed program
  • Sports Medicine/Wilderness fellowship opportunity
  • 4 Elective rotations/global health opportunity
  • Weekly didactics with SIM lab training
  • Two resident retreats per year
  • One-on-one faculty mentorship
  • Robust resident wellness program
  • Student loan partial forgiveness

Additional Information

  • Elko population ~18,000, patient catchment ~60,000
  • Excellent outdoor opportunities:  Ruby Mountains, fishing, hiking, hunting, camping
  • National Cowboy Poetry Gathering
  • Annual Basque Festival
  • Elko County Fair and mining Expo
  • Ruby Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival
  • Silver State Stampede
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Visitors page

Since this is an “additional site” program, please search through the main program:  University of Nevada, Family Medicine Residency, Reno. NRMP ID#:  2017120C1