North Memorial Contact Us

headshotKathryn Justesen, MD
Director
gate0051@umn.edu

 

Kristen-MorrisKristen Morris
Administrative coordinator
kmorris11@umphysicians.umn.edu

Phone: 612-302-8230
Fax: 612-302-8275

 University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency
Broadway Family Medicine Clinic
1020 W Broadway Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Frequently asked questions

What is the average number of patients carried by first-year residents?

What is the average number of patients carried by first-year residents?

First year residents start with four patients on the family medicine service, going up to six by the end of the first year.

Where do graduates practice?

Where do graduates practice?

Our graduates practice all over the country, but a majority stay in Minnesota. Approximately 50% of graduates are in an urban or suburban Minnesota practice. About 30% go into rural practice, and another 10% pursue sports medicine fellowships.

Are there opportunities for international travel?

Are there opportunities for international travel?

Yes, residents may travel in the second and/or third year.

Our associate program director, Shailey Prasad, MD, MPH, is co-chair of the University of Minnesota Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility and is a valuable resource to residents planning to study abroad.

To participate, residents must:

  • Get written approval by their advisor and program director for time away
  • Submit goals and objectives for the experience
  • Get VISA, passport, immunizations, and other planning completed six to eight months in advance

Is there a parental/newborn elective?

Is there a parental/newborn elective?

Yes, this elective is available to senior residents.

How many graduates care for OB patients in practice?

How many graduates care for OB patients in practice?

About 50% in rural and urban hospitals.

What is the average number of deliveries and other procedures?

What is the average number of deliveries and other procedures?

Residents report 80 to 120 deliveries during their three years of residency.

Procedure totals are driven by resident interest, and our program works hard to provide residents with opportunities which support their goals. The range of numbers below reflects personalized, longitudinal procedure curriculum.

Other procedures (numbers are approximate):

  • Colposcopy: 6-20
  • C-sections: assist, 20-40; as surgeon, 0-10
  • OB ultrasound: 10-40
  • 3rd/4th degree perineal repair: 0-10
  • Colonscopy: 0-40
  • Manual vacuum aspiration: 0-100+
  • Other common procedures include joint injection/arthrocentesis, nexplanon placement/removal, circumcisions, and IUD placement

Are residents involved in research?

Are residents involved in research?

Participation in research is encouraged, but not required. Residents participate in research according to interest and are supported by interprofessional faculty through monthly Percolator meetings. Learn more about our research elective track