Our residency is dedicated to educating family medicine physicians to promote, improve, and maintain good health for all people across the lifespan through high-quality, integrated, and evidence-based care, informed by osteopathic principles. We are committed to training physicians who understand the socioeconomic determinants of health and truly partner with their patients.
HealthPoint focuses on serving those who might not receive care otherwise.
- 96% of HealthPoint pateints live below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line.
- 70% of HealthPoint patients come from racial or ethnic minorities.
- 30% of HealthPoint patients require an interpreter.
With over 45 years of service to the King County area as a Community Health Center, we've become experts in finding innovative ways to help our patients overcome socioeconomic, linguistic, and other cultural barriers.
Residents participate in OMT clinics each month, seeing patients from all HealthPoint clinics.
Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC)
Residents get to know the community of Auburn throughout all 3 years of residency. Residents have 9 COPC rotations where they collaborate with the community on research and quality improvement projects using principles of public health, epidemiology, and preventive medicine.
Residents have the opportunity to learn from our pediatricians, pharmacists and natural medicine providers to optimize whole-person patient care.
Residents broaden their experience through the unique opportunity of working in our School Based Health Centers.
Inpatient Family Medicine Service
Housed in Auburn MultiCare hospital, HealthPoint residents provide a 9-month inpatient Family Medicine service, where they take care of HealthPoint patients that have been admitted. All of the attendings are Family Medicine Faculty and each Resident rotates through 2 blocks getting the opportunity to work with all other departments of the hospital.
Patient-Centered Medical Home
We are proud of our Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) certification from the National Center for Quality Assurance. As a PCMH our patients depend on an integrated team and are active members in their personal journey to good health. Our integrated teams include, primary care providers, Behavioral Health Providers, Natural Medicine providers and they all work together to ensure that our patients receive the right care, in the right amount, at the right time.
HealthPoint’s integrative model of care is a role model for similar programs nationwide and includes naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, nutrition and behavioral health, all of whom residents will collaborate with as they care for patients.
Residents are trained by both Family Medicine faculty who practice OB and OB providers in the community who are welcoming to Family Medicine doctors.
Adult Inpatient, Emergency Department and Critical Care rotations take place at MultiCare Auburn Medical Center, a community-based hospital.