University of Pennsylvania Family Medicine Residency

Contact Information

University of Pennsylvania Fam Med Residency
51 N. 39th Street/Mutch 615
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Description of Program 

Penn offers numerous opportunities for global health experience. Nearly all are open to trainees at the student or resident level. Students or residents outside Penn hoping to perform an elective with a Penn program should contact the residency coordinator or global health office directly. See the program-specific web site for a complete description Penn's Botswana Programs( These exist within the Penn Global Health program(

Location(s) of program: Worldwide with a focus on developing nations.

Description of field experience: See the global health office program descriptions at

Description of didactics: Varies by location.

Cost to individual resident: Varies by program and location. Residents must typically cover travel costs. Stipend support is available for selected rotations.

Number of residents who have participated in the last two years: >60

Description of faculty involvement: Penn faculty from all schools are directly involved. Family medicine faculty are involved in programs in Botswana, Malawi, and Guatemala.

Does the program accept medical students for trips? Yes

Does the program accept residents from outside the program for trips? Yes

Approximate time of year/duration of trips: Varies by location.

Who to contact if interested in applying:

Richard Neill MD
Vice-Chair and Program Director