The primary care sector forms the backbone of a strong healthcare system, and thus requires well-trained family physicians. The Family Residency Program at KFSH&RC was developed with this goal in mind. It aims to produce competent family physicians capable of providing high quality evidence based health care both in the community and academic setting. The program is of 4 years duration and situated in a setting where residents will see the true spectrum of patients encountered in family medicine - across a spectrum of ages, socioeconomic status, and cultures.
The program is supported by strong and highly qualified faculty, who has trained in Canada, United States, and United Kingdom. All faculty have further fellowship training in various focused areas including sports medicine, Geriatric medicine, palliative care, and dermatology, to name a few. Residents will have the opportunity to acquire office-based procedural skills, practice both office-based and urgent-care based medicine, and engage in research. With such training, it is expected that they will develop life-long learning skills and develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude to provide compassionate and competent patient care to individuals and their families.