North Country HealthCare’s Flagstaff 4th Street location is the main teaching site of the family medicine residency program. With its diverse patient population, it is an ideal setting for learning, coupled with a full service pharmacy, a dental practice, and laboratory and radiology services.
North Country has several community health programs to serve the unique needs of its patients. These programs include the Diabetes Education Program, Well Woman HealthCheck Program, Ryan White Part B HIV/AIDS Program, Health Start, Healthy Steps, Northern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (NACASA), and the Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program (RESEP).
Flagstaff Medical Center, a 267-bed community hospital and regional referral medical center, is where the family practice inpatient services rotation will be completed. Residents will also complete their adult intensive care unit, neonatal intensive care unit and anesthesiology rotations at this location.
Kingman Regional Medical Center in the western Arizona city of Kingman, is a 235-bed community hospital and regional medical center where emergency medicine rotations will occur. The emergency department has over 50,000 visits a year.
Tuba City Regional Healthcare Corporation is an 80-bed general hospital on the Navajo Reservation. It is a busy medical center that serves as a referral center for the Navajo and Hopi communities and offers a wide variety of specialty services. Rural rotations will be offered here, along with an outpatient pediatrics rotation.
Hopi Health Care Center is a critical access hospital, and one of the sites for rural rotations, that is located on the Hopi Reservation. Here residents will have the chance to work in the emergency department, inpatient service and labor and delivery, perhaps all in the same shift. Residents here will also participate in a weekly radio program in which members of the community call in with health-related questions.
Whiteriver Indian Hospital serves the White Mountain Apache Indian Tribe in Whiteriver. It is a 40-bed hospital with a busy emergency department with some 10,000 visits per year. Residents doing their rural rotation here will work inpatient services, the emergency department and at a remote outpatient clinic on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation.
Little Colorado Medical Center and Winslow Indian Health Care Center, both in Winslow, are where surgery rotations will take place. Little Colorado Medical Center is a 25-bed hospital offering both inpatient and outpatient services. Winslow Indian Health Care Center is an ambulatory care facility. During surgery rotations, residents will gain experience with EGDs and colonoscopies.
Brookdale Senior Living is located in Flagstaff; this is where second and third year residents will have their panel of geriatric patients in a long-term care setting.
Coconino County Public Health Services District, which is just down the street from North Country HealthCare in Flagstaff, is where residents will complete their community medicine rotation.