Sea Mar Community Health Center -Seattle is part of a large and successful community health center dedicated to the care of the medically underserved and the Latino population of Seattle. Founded In 1976 by a group of Latino community leaders .
The residency program obtained funds in 1987 to begin a satellite Family Medicine residency site at Sea Mar Community Health Center. This pioneering collaborative effort between a community health center and an established residency program provides excellent training to residents (3 AAFP Bristol Myer Squibb Award winners in the past 10 years).
This Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) is ideal for residents who desire to work with a multicultural, latino rich communtiy. Conversational Spanish skills are needed as a minimum, as well as a love for obstetric, pediatrics and for immersing yourself in a dynamic community organization.
In-hospital rotations for Sea Mar residents are the same as for residents at the Swedish/Cherry Hill unit, while their ambulatory clinic practice takes place at Sea Mar Community Health Center.
The Sea Mar clinic provides:
A large percentage of Hispanic (50 percent), Southeast Asian and other minorities utilize the community health center. Sea Mar operates an additional 24 migrant and clinic health centers in the Puget Sound area — Residents who are interested also have the opportunity to do obtain elective experience at these clinics.
A separate NRMP Match number 1755120C4 must be used when ranking the Sea Mar satellite program. And applicants should mark the Sea Mark track designation when applying to the Swedish/Cherry Hill Program through ERAS.
Click here to visit the Sea Mar Residency website: www.seamar.org/seamar-residency/