Cox Family Medicine Residency is an unopposed program combining intellectual, academic excellence with the real-world experience of a community hospital - in the heart of the Ozarks. Since 1987, we've provided our graduates with a unique, exciting and engaging family medicine education.
As Springfield's only ACGME-accredited residency program, together with our sponsoring partner CoxHealth we're leading the way in physician education and development, preparing residents for the full scope of family medicine. All of our residents gain substantial experience in maternity care and inpatient training. In fact, many of our graduates are hospitalists and some are performing cesarean sections without fellowships. In short, we believe residents who receive a well-rounded training will have the diverse skills they need to thrive in any practice setting.
Family Medicine Residency Information
We accept applications through ERAS. Find out if you meet our requirements.
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Faculty & Staff
Meet our experienced faculty — many of whom are program graduates themselves.
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Explore our curriculum, including rotations, elective options and formal conferences.
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Our graduates are pursuing exciting careers across the country and the world.
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Overview and Tour
FQHC Track at Jordan Valley
We now offer a separate track at Jordan Valley Community Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center that delivers medical services to the Springfield community.
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Medical Student Rotations
We host third- and fourth-year medical students for family medicine rotations. Our exceptional rotation will give you a firsthand look at family medicine and the life of a Cox Family Medicine Residency resident. Learn more.
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We're proudly associated with CoxHealth, the only locally owned, not-for-profit health system in our area.
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