JPS - John Peter Smith Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program

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John Gibson

Dept of Family Medicine1500 South Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76104


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Mission Statement

The JPS Family Medicine Residency Program in Fort Worth, Texas, is the best program in the country dedicated to training full-service family physicians for urban/suburban, rural and international medicine. JPS is a P4 Initiative participant and Length of Training participant with advanced training in Rural Medicine, Maternal Child Health (OB Fellowship), Sports Medicine, Geriatrics, global health with advanced procedures, HIV training and certification and tropical disease. International experiences and training is also done in partnership with INMED . International rotations are strongly supported for 2nd, 3rd and 4th year residents. New partnership with UNT will help us offer the opportunity for an International MPH to be combined with residency training as well as faculty development. Key faculty are also involved in missions training programs at Southwestern Baptist Seminary here in Ft Worth which adds another crucial element in preparation for medical missions.

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JPS Family Medicine Residency began as one of the first 3 year training programs for broad scope family medicine training almost 45 years ago. We are now the largest program in the US at one location and rank at or near the top of all family medicine programs in the world (US News and World Report). Our graduates fill critical roles in primary care and medical leadership in both rural and urban sites in Texas and around the globe. Many of our alumni currently serve in mission organizations in Asia, Africa, Central and South America and in the US as well. Strong affiliations exist with both UT Southwestern Medical School and UNT Health Science Center here in Ft Worth. Additional global affiliations exist with Suranaree University Institute of Medicine in Thailand as well as MONIKI, the family medicine training program in Moscow. A partnership with INMED allows for robust global health training and Diploma in International Health for our program participants.

Student Rotation Information

We would love to have you come rotate at our program! To request a rotation, please fill out the form at this link