Residency Program

Our residency program offers a unique blend of training in both rural and urban and inpatient and outpatient settings designed to maximize training opportunities. Our strong academic and basic skills training program combines with compassionate and excellent preceptors and a commitment to developing the finest physicians for the future of family medicine providers.

Through the Rural Training Track (RTT), first year residents benefit from a strong academic environment available at nationally acclaimed University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, Nebraska. Second and third year students focus on delivering family health care. Our residents complete their continuity clinic training through Norfolk Family Medicine where they encounter a wide variety of patients and clinical problems. Educational opportunities and other didactic teaching sessions, available from UNMC, are continued through distance learning technology and interactive video.

We offer rotations that encompass cardiology, emergency medicine, family practice, general surgery, ophthalmology, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychiatry, pulmonology/critical care and urology. Several months of elective time options include geriatrics, infectious disease, nephrology, nutrition, pain management, podiatry, radiology and anesthesia.

Our medical staff, many of whom are recent residency graduates, are enthusiastically involved in training residents. We are the only residency program in the community so there is no competition with other specialties. Our residents experience hands-on learning with excellent role models and special opportunities for procedural training. We work to offer opportunities that align with individual interests.

Our community offers exceptional opportunities for recreation and family life. We invite you to learn more about our community--a friendly, safe, bustling community of 24,000 in the gently rolling hills of Northeast Nebraska--and why so many others have chosen to call Norfolk home.

To learn more about our residency program contact our Residency Coordinator:
Alishia Nelson
(402) 844-8280
anelson@frhs.org