North Platte

Great Plains Health is a 116-bed, full service, acute care medical facility which provides major healthcare to the 150,000 people living in Nebraska’s west-central region. The facility is accredited by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Medical programs offered at the hospital include medical/surgical services, an intensive care unit, emergency/trauma, maternity, pediatric and psychiatric services. Additionally, the hospital offers extensive health services including renal dialysis, Level II neonatal nursery, home and community health services (including hospice), and a radiation therapy unit which utilizes the latest in linear accelerator, and diagnostic simulation technology.

Great Plains Health has an active medical staff of approximately 80 physicians and a consulting staff of approximately 50 physicians. A full time physician recruitment coordinator is employed to search out new medical professionals interested in the region.

As a family medicine resident, you will quickly find this unique community-based family medicine residency program has a lot to offer. The first year of your program is spent in Omaha, a metropolitan area of 600,000. Omaha combines the business, cultural and recreational attractions of a big city with the friendliness of a small town. It also features a high quality of life, with a cost of living far below the national average.