Producing superiorly trained family physicians to improve healthcare access & quality of life for the Mississippi Delta.
In honoring the rich and complex history of the Mississippi Delta and its people, our newest Mississippi Residency program welcomes you to be one of the first physicians to experience one of the most unique academic and cultural medical experiences in the country.
In the Delta, we believe in delivering contemporary, evidence-based medical care and lifelong learning. In the Delta, we believe in family-centered, compassionate care and physician well-being. In the Delta, we believe in eliminating health inequities in our community, and that together, physician and citizen leadership can ensure better health outcomes for our patients of all ages. In the Delta, we believe that this ground-breaking new residency will change our patients' and residents' lives for the better forever.
The Institution (MS Medical Education and Research Consortium) and the Program (Mississippi Delta Family Medicine Program) have been added to the 2020 Main Residency Match
Program Code: 1202700561
NRMP Code: 2253120CO
The historic King's Daughter's Hospital, now known as Delta Regional Medical Center West Campus, will house the Family Medicine Administration offices as well as the Family Medicine Residency Continuity Clinic once renovation of the first floor is complete.
Clinical rotations will occur on the Delta Regional Medical Center's main campus with rotations at South Sunflower County Hospital and Delta Health Center
See MS MERC Info Handout for more details.
Delta Regional Medical Center (DRMC) is a full service hospital dedicated to serving the Delta since 1953 with the mission of providing high quality medical services to the citizens and communities in the Tri-state Delta Region and to be a leader in providing needed support services to healthcare providers and patients to improve the health of the communities served. Our priority is to consistently provide the best and safest care to our patients and to ensure a sustainable presence in our community.
South Sunflower County Hospital is a 49-bed general acute care public hospital, with three Rural Family Practice clinics and a Surgical Clinic serving a rural population in the Mississippi Delta. It was established in 1939 to provide primary care to a diverse population. The Family Medicine Clinic is home of one of two family medicine practices in Mississippi that practices full scope OB/GYN. Our residents will have significant rotations at this site.
Delta Health Center, Inc. (DHC) is the first community health center of its kind. Also, it’s the first Federally Qualified Community Health Center (FQHC) in the United States. DHC is a non-profit organization that is located in historic Mound Bayou, Mississippi, where it opened its doors in 1965. At Delta Health Center, we continue to build a world class primary health care system committed to caring for vulnerable populations from newborns to the elderly. Our residents will rotate at designated sites.
To produce quality trained health care professionals that will improve community wide health outcomes.
Mississippi Medical Education and Research Consortium (MSMERC) provides comprehensive, high quality care through the delivery and coordination of family and patient-centered healthcare services.
The Mississippi Medical Education and Research Consortium will strive to create learner and patient centered environments that stress compassionate care, integrity, inclusivity, academic excellence, scholarship, adaptability and social responsibility.
MS MERC, Inc. serves as the ACGME Sponsoring Institution. As well as its responsibility for academic oversight, it is also a 501(c)3 tax exempt charitable organization responsible for assistance in garnering financial support. The Mississippi Delta Family Medicine Residency which is overseen by MS MERC is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) as well. The Mississippi Delta Family Medicine Residency recently received its Program Initial Accreditation (1202700561) from the ACGME Family Medicine Review Committee which became effective 07/01/2019. The faculty and staff will be experienced and highly capable educators who will lead our medical education mission and oversee the care provided by our medical trainees at all levels.
The Mississippi Delta Family Medicine Residency program's residents along with faculty physicians and staff will care for the whole person and family. They will not only treat your existing conditions, they will also work to prevent illness and strive to help improve your quality of life, achieve your wellness goals, and heal your body to live your best life possible.