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Residents train in ambulatory care in the Family Medicine Center, located in midtown Mobile. Primarily, the program uses the two hospitals in the University of South Alabama Health System for our inpatient training and USA Specialty Physicians Services for specialty training, augmented with experiences in private physicians' offices.


USA Family Medicine Center

This is home base, and the focus for resident training. Located in midtown Mobile, convenient to the downtown entertainment district, shopping malls, and historic homes. Our patients come from all walks of life, and on a given day a resident's panel might include anyone from a newborn with breastfeeding problems to a college professor with chest pain. It is equipped with most equipment needed to diagnose and treat common medical conditions as well as care for patients with chronic conditions and in need of preventive services. Laboratory and x-ray services are located within the Center, right down the hall. Residents spend an orientation month here as well as ½ day per week throughout their first year, two sessions a week in their second year, and up to five sessions a week here in their  third year.

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The 406-bed University of South Alabama Medical Center, a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, is a major site for inpatient and emergent care training for Family Medicine residents. It is a regional referral center for south Alabama, southern Mississippi, and northwest Florida, and includes the USA Regional Stroke Center and USA Regional Heart Center. Adult medicine, cardiology, and cardiac critical care training are completed in this hospital. A major part of training is spent caring for the practice's patients during the FPS month. The Family Medicine faculty attending heading this service admits to all floors and all intensive care units at this hospital.

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The 220-bed specialty hospital is the major site for inpatient resident training for children's and women's health concerns. It is a regional referral center for children and high-risk pregnancies from south Alabama, southern Mississippi and northwest Florida. USA Children's & Women's Hospital dedicated a new, 195,000-square-foot expansion Sept. 12, 2013, which is nearing completion and the five-level expansion will nearly double the hospital’s size. Family Medicine residents do their obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics training in this hospital.

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