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Iowa Family Medicine Residency Network

The Iowa Family Medicine Residency Network is composed of six individual residencies in DavenportDes MoinesIowa CityMason CitySioux City, and Waterloo. Programs are institutional affiliates of The University of Iowa and comprise The Iowa Family Medicine Residency Network.

Family physicians, pharmacists and behavioral science instructors serve as the core faculty for each residency program. Each program is sponsored by one or more community hospitals and relies substantially on community resources to complement and enrich training. Many exceptional private physicians (representing all medical specialties) serve as volunteer teachers at each site.

The network offers 45 first-year positions. More than 2,000 residents have entered family medicine training in the Iowa Family Medicine Residency Network since its inception in the 1970s.

Number of Residents Per Site

Program                 R1 R2 R3 Total
Davenport          6       6       6        18
Des Moines          
  Broadlawns        8       8       8        24

UnityPoint Health (UPH) Central Iowa
Iowa Lutheran Hospital - Des Moines Track

       6       6       6        18
Iowa City (UI)          8       8       8        24
Mason City          6       6       6        18
Sioux City          6       6       6        18
  MercyOne Waterloo      4        4        4        12
  UnityPoint Health
Allen Hospital
     3        3        3          9
 Total       47       47      47       141