Family Medicine Residency - Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital

Houston Methodist San Jacinto Family Medicine Residency

The best of both worlds awaits you at Houston Methodist when you join our San Jacinto Family Medicine Residency program. Our family medicine physicians and faculty act as role models and residents are exposed to a variety and wide range of patient demographics, procedures and consultations, when clinically indicated. Houston Methodist’s dedication to innovation and education ensures that the family medicine residency program is continually evolving and growing to ensure our residents become truly excellent family doctors, while caring for the community at large. We invite you to begin your family medicine journey in our unique environment.

Program Overview
We strive to ensure that our Family Medicine Residency program provides residents with the knowledge and commitment to provide patients with the utmost respect and the best care available. Houston Methodist instills the following capabilities and goals in our residents:


  • Work in an environment conducive to excellence in education and training in family medicine
  • Educate leaders in providing quality patient care and community service
  • Encourage professional and personal health, growth and development
  • Honor diversity, autonomy and creativity as personal and collective strengths
  • Teach and maintain financial responsibility in our health care environment
  • Achieve organizational excellence by empowering our members to be responsible proactive decision makers
  • Provide ongoing discipline of self-assessment, communication, adaptation and problem solving
  • Appreciate, encourage and support all members
  • Recognize barriers and assist each other in surmounting them
  • Be family-centered
  • Act with honesty, compassion, competence, enthusiasm and diligence in the fulfillment of these commitments


Three-Year Curriculum
Legend:
CFM = Center for Family Medicine
HMSJ = Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital
ALEX = HMSJ Alexander Campus
VAR = Variable 

Level One
Clinic 1 half day/week

Level Two
Clinic 2 to 3 days/week

Level Three
Clinic 4 to 5 half days/week

Outpatient Pediatrics
4 weeks

Family Medicine Inpatient Service
6 weeks - HMSJ

Family Medicine Inpatient Service
6 weeks – HMSJ

Pediatric - Outpatient
4 weeks – HMSJ

Orthopedics
4 weeks

Pediatric - Outpatient
4 weeks – HMSJ

Family Medicine Inpatient
12 weeks – HMSJ

Dermatology
4 weeks

Maternity Care Services
6 weeks – HMSJ

Emergency Room
4 weeks – HMSJ

Patient-Centered Medical Home
4 weeks – HMSJ

Complementary & Alternative Medicine
4 weeks – HMSJ

Maternity Care Service
6 weeks – HMSJ

Pediatric - Inpatient
4 weeks – HMSJ

Pediatric Emergency Room
2 weeks - HMSJ

General Surgery
4 weeks – VAR

Cardiology
4 weeks – HMSJ

Procedures in Clinic
4 weeks

Radiology
4 weeks - HMSJ

Neurology
2 weeks – HMSJ

General Surgery
4 weeks - HMSJ

Geriatrics
4 weeks

Gynecology
4 weeks – HMSJ

Sports Medicine
4 weeks

Night Float
6 weeks – HMSJ

ICU
4 weeks – HMSJ

Geriatrics
4 weeks

ENT / Ophthalmology
4 weeks - HMSJ

Electives
8 weeks – HMSJ

Urology
2 weeks – HMSJ

Elective
4 weeks

Night Float
4 weeks – HMSJ

Electives
4 weeks – VAR

 

Community Medicine
4 weeks – HMSJ 


Program Highlights
 The Houston Methodist San Jacinto Family Medicine Residency program offers residents a unique opportunity to be part of something that will expand your knowledge base and your dedication to professional and personal development. Highlights from our program are listed below and serve to provide insight into the exciting opportunities that await you.


  • We are a community-based residency, affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.
  • This is the only residency at Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital, part of the leading hospital system of Houston Methodist.
  • Residents have access to patients and procedures across all parts of the hospital.
  • Family medicine enjoys an excellent relationship and works collaboratively with the hospital’s administration.
  • The Family Medicine Clinic is a federally-qualified health care center operated by Legacy Community Health, with a wide range of services for patients in the Houston community:
  • Extensive access to pediatric patient encounters
  • Opportunity for building a continuity-panel of patients, including prenatal patients
  • A robust electronic health record system, Centricity, with a soon-to-be implemented patient-portal
  • We enjoy especially good relationships with the teaching obstetricians and pediatricians, offering a chance to perform deliveries.
  • Residents have input on call-schedule created by chief residents.
  • Graduated autonomy with many interesting elective opportunities.
  • Baytown, just 30 minutes from Houston, is a city with a population larger than Galveston and the cost of living is lower than Houston.


For More Information

Learn more about our regularly scheduled grand rounds .