Community Health Approach

Internal Medicine Residency in a Teaching Health Center

Teaching Health Centers "THCs pursue a triple mission of high-value, high-quality care; increased access to primary care for urban and rural underserved; and education for 21st Century practice of clinicians needed for health professional shortage areas." Source 1

"This is an outstanding program and represents as a state what we need to be doing if we want to lead the way in medical modernization," Malloy said. "This [CIFC/GDCHC's]  program should be replicated throughout Connecticut and in other states." Source.

Did You Know:

Doctors who provide primary care in community-based centers as Residents are 3 times more likely to practice primary care.

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