Somerset Family Medicine Residency

Contact Information

Somerset Family Medicine Residency
110 Rehill Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
908-685-2899
www.somersetmedicalcenter.com(www.somersetmedicalcenter.com)
kschmidt@somerset-healthcare.com

Description of Program

Medical missions to rural and underdeveloped towns available only to residents in the program. Supervision is by local attending physicians or faculty who go on the trips.

Location(s) of program: Central America

Description of field experience: One- to two-week annual medical missions trips to Belize and Honduras. Residents provide patient education and acute and chronic medical care to patients.

Cost to individual resident: Some funds are available to offset travel costs.

Number of residents who have participated in the last two years: 6

Description of faculty involvement: Three faculty members have accompanied residents on these trips over the years. One faculty member goes every year.

Does the program accept medical students for trips? No

Does the program accept residents from outside the program for trips? No

Approximate time of year/duration of trips: Spring