UNMC Student Programs

The following programs are only available to UNMC medical students:

Advanced Rural Training Program

To meet the need for enhanced training for those residents contemplating rural practices, the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) received approval for an advanced family practice training program in 1993, and developed a four-year program that requires a one year "rural procedures" fellowship and a commitment to practice in rural Nebraska.

The Nebraska Advanced Rural Training Program (ARTP) has recruited 9 classes to this 4-4-4-4 program and has placed >50% of the graduates in communities <8,000.

Primary Care Program

The UNMC FP/Internal Medicine Primary Care Program is open to UNMC students only. It offers students the opportunity to either specialize in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine at the conclusion of the PGY-1 Primary Care Internship year.

  • 6 positions per year
  • 4 years requirement, including senior year
  • Rural commitment
  • M4 year includes tuition waiver and stipend
  • Only available to UNMC students
  • Must decide after second year (after HO-I year) whether want FP or IM Board Certification

For more information, please contact:

Dr. David O'Dell, Internal Medicine (559-7299) or Dr. Michael Sitoirus, Family Medicine (559-5279).

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