Resources for Physicians and Residents at Scottsdale Healthcare

Why Choose Us? 

  • We are an unopposed community-based program affiliated with the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, and A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Scottsdale Healthcare is one of Metro Phoenix's most successful and rapidly growing healthcare organizations.
  • Our family medicine program is a well respected and established part of the Scottsdale and Metropolitan Phoenix communities.
  • Our residents serve Scottsdale's diverse population, which includes Hispanic and Native American communities.
  • Our home facility is the 12,000 square foot Heuser Family Medicine Center which is located just steps from the Osborn hospital campus. Covered parking is provided for physicians at both of these locations.
  • Our FMC electronic medical record was implemented in 2007.
  • Over 120 community physicians (primary care and specialists) enthusiastically participate as voluntary residency preceptors for our teaching program.
  • We offer a strong, integrated and longitudinal behavioral science curriculum focusing on assessment skills, office counseling, as well as relationship centered care.
  • We have a dedicated, enthusiastic faculty, each with a variety of professional interests and skills.
  • Scottsdale Healthcare provides excellent salary and benefits, as well as an on-site literacy-based child care center. 
  • We are committed to a collegial working environment that values teamwork among faculty, residents, nursing and office staff. 
  • Our strong academic curriculum emphasizes evidence-based medicine. It is enhanced by noon didactic conferences, daily teaching rounds, Grand Rounds, Morbidity and Mortality conferences, Journal Club, Chief Rounds, and monthly educational workshops.
  • We have a comprehensive Management of Health Systems (MHS) curriculum to assist residents with the transition to practice.
  • Our busy hospital inpatient service is managed by our resident physicians in collaboration with attending physicians and clinical pharmacists. This allows for significant resident autonomy and experience.
  • A large resident work room is located in the Heuser Family Medicine Center with computers, individual Internet access, and an excellent library collection.
  • We offer a highly flexible curriculum with ample opportunity for moonlighting in the second and third years.
  • Our residents participate on residency and hospital committees and actively contribute to program and curricular development. 
  • An active Resident Association, led by a peer elected President, conducts monthly Resident/Faculty meetings to address pertinent program issues. 
  • Our residents elect two of their peers as Chief Residents each year who are actively involved in all aspects of our residency program. 
  • Opportunities exist for community outreach through the Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health (NOAH) where residents care for low income families. 
  • We offer a strong advisor system (full time faculty serve as advisors to residents) that advocates for and assists residents throughout their training.