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Family Medicine

Program Type: Military Clinic

Location: O'Fallon, Illinois 

Accredited: Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (partnership with St Louis University)

Program Length: 3 years

Required Pre-Requisite Training: Medical School Graduation.  Applicants previously completing a PGY-1 residency may receive partial credit for courses completed.

Categorical Year in Specialty Required: No

Total Approved Complement: 42

Approved per Year (if applicable): 8

Dedicated research year offered: No

Medical Student Rotation availability: 3rd and 4th year

Additional degree concurrent with training (e.g. MPH): No

Program Phone Number: 618-222-4600 ext 32545


Program Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Program Description

Welcome to the SSM/Saint Louis University (Southwest Illinois) Family Medicine Residency Program located with Scott Air Force Base! We are especially unique in that it we are the only fully integrated civilian/military residency.

Our unopposed program embedded within a civilian health center has served southern Illinois and the Saint Louis metropolitan area since 1997 (our residency history at Scott Air Force Base goes back to 1974). Our civilian integration provides the residents with a diverse learning experience in both the military and civilian health care systems. We are happy to announce that as of 2023 we hold ACGME Osteopathic recognition!

We have a partnership with HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and SIHF Healthcare, which allows residents to participate in a wide variety of clinical experiences to include inpatient, outpatient clinic, ICU, labor and delivery, and numerous consult services all within the same building. Our program is also conveniently located only about 15-20 minutes away from Saint Louis University, which provides all residents with clinical opportunities at large adult and pediatric academic hospitals. Not only is this great from a clinical perspective, but when enjoying time outside of work there are many restaurants, museums, concerts, and activities to do!

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