Why CBFM Residency Is The RIGHT Choice
Continuity Clinic is the hub of the family medicine residency and is structured to prioritize longitudinal relationships for continuous management of chronic diseases. It also provides the opportunity for practice-based learning, as residents analyze performance outcomes for their own patient panel and implement systematic changes for quality improvement.
Every resident will have a continuous Continuity Clinic coverage throughout their 3 years of training as follows:
- PGY-1 residents: will be scheduled one ½ day session per week to begin to build their patient panel.
- PGY-2 residents: will be scheduled two 1/2 days sessions per week.
- PGY-3 residents: will be scheduled three 1/2 days sessions per week.
POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND (POCUS)
Each resident will be assigned a POCUS Butterfly iQ+ plus and an iPad mini at the beginning of their residency training.
Residents will receive (CME accredited) evidence-based POCUS educational courses and workshops with ongoing training, evaluation, and mentoring, to ensure you will learn all the necessary skills that are of high importance in primary care settings.
In addition to our In-House Specialties, residents have access RubiconMD through our EHR platform.
RubiconMD is a very rich E-Consult platform that is built into our EMR system, which allows you to empower clinical decision-making and diagnoses with a convenient, and same-day access to board-certified specialists, to allow you to deliver the best primary care experience to all patients and also earn CME credit at the same.
This amazing service is FREE for all, including both insured and uninsured patients.
At TIGMER, the well-being of our residents takes top priority. Our goal is to nurture and provide an excellent learning environment to guide you through your residency.
As the doctors for a better tomorrow, ensuring your mental and emotional well-being is key for providing safe, quality patient care.
Our CommuniCare pharmacy team provides a personal level of management and counseling needed for safe, effective, and affordable treatment.
In addition to counseling, our pharmacy provides the following services to CommuniCare patients:
Our Pharmacy offers sliding fee discounts, based on income, as an option for patients who qualify, as well as a $0 co-pay for brand prescriptions for qualifying individuals, regardless of insurance status.
We also offer free delivery of all medications directly to your patient’s home or location of choice in San Antonio. They can also arrange for medications to be delivered to our Continuity Clinic for patients to pick-up.
POST-GRADUATION JOB OPPORTUNITIES
One of our residency program’s goals is to make sure that you have a job before graduating.
Midway through your PGY-2 year, our Program Director, Associate Program Director and Faculty Members will select the TOP resident(s) through a very detailed and thorough process, who they think are an excellent fit to work at CommuniCare. Selected resident(s) will then be offered a very competitive contract.
Residents who are hired by CommuniCare will receive a very competitive contract with a very comprehensive benefits package in addition to monthly stipends from the moment they are signed. As an employee at CommuniCare you will also be qualified for Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP).