Department of Family Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How many residency slots do you have?

We accept 10 residents per year.

Q: How do I apply?

Applications for the residency program are being accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The residency is listed in ERAS as the Wright State University program in Dayton, Ohio. Students can link to the ERAS web site or check with the administrative offices of their medical schools for details.

Q: How old is your program?

The predecessors of our program were established as the Good Samaritan Family Practice Residency and the Miami Valley Hospital Family Practice Residency, both in 1972. These programs merged to form the Wright State University Family Medicine Residency in 2008.

Q: How much call do residents take?

Call is rotation specific but no greater than q4 for first-year residents. During the second and third years, call responsibilities vary by rotation.

Q: What are the program's benefits/salary/perks?

You can find this information on our Benefits page.

Q: Where do most of your graduates have their practices?

See where our graduates are located on our Alumni page.

Q: What fellowship opportunities are available to graduates of your family medicine residency?

In addition to the Boonshoft School of Medicine Geriatric Fellowship that we sponsor, and fellowship programs in Hospice & Palliative Care and Sports Medicine sponsored by Boonshoft School of Medicine, our residents have done very well in obtaining fellowship placement in obstetrics and sports medicine.

Q: What are the special interests of faculty?

You can find this information on our Faculty page.

Q: What is your residency doing to embrace the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model?

The residency is a PCMH facility, a Comprehensive Primary Care site as well as a Federally Qualified Health Center.


Last edited on 10/02/2018.