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Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency
475 West 940 North
Provo, UT 84604

(801) 357-7940

Class of 2013

Graduate Location
Andy Sanders, MD
Peace Health Ketchikan Medical Center
Ketchikan, AK
Jordan Blanchard, MD ​Weiser Family Medicine Center
Weiser, ID
Neil Carroll, MD St. Luke's Eastern Oregon Medical Associates
Baker City, OR
​Michael Lehnardt, MD Premier Family Medical
American Fork, UT
Landon Preece, MD ​Intermountain Kaysville Creekside Clinic
Kaysville, UT
​Dustin Robert, DO Intermountain Draper Clinic
Draper, UT
Mary-Marie Sullivan, MD Intermountain Saratoga Springs
Saratoga Springs, UT

Alumni Comments 

"Having recently applied for privileges in a rural hospital, I have come to realize the absolute necessity of having adequate procedural training in residency. I have witnessed recent grads of other programs be denied necessary privileges to work in our rural community due to lack of training, and it just makes me that much more thankful for the quality training I received at Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency." — Justin Abbott , Class of 2010

"I would very, very strongly recommend Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency. I cannot state how strongly I feel about this. The Residency Program is excellent (faculty, facilities, people involved, and education).

So far here, (as a first-year practioner in a rural area), I have done emergency crash c-sections, regular c-sections, many vaginal deliveries, treated more variety of Peds, women's health, and internal medicine than I can imagine. I also cover ER regularly, so see my share of trauma, etc., there. Certainly I did not see all of that during residency, but I can say I was trained to know how to find/get the information needed to do a good job and provide good patient care.

The beauty of the Utah Valley Residency is it will not force you to go any certain direction with your learning. Sure, there are the basics, but then you can forge your own way and get the training you want. It is available there. I love the program."
— Steve Embley, Class of 2010

"I was very well prepared to go out and practice outside of residency. I received a good foundation of medicine in all fields during my time in residency. I'm glad that we got to see a lot of pediatric patients in clinic and in the hospital because it has really helped me in practice. Almost daily I come across something in clinic and think: 'I'm glad I remember learning that from residency.'" — Kelli Hatch, Class of 2010

"There is a support, camaraderie and challenge at Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency that definitely has given me the skills and confidence needed to enter practice. We have a partnership model that allows us to participate in making decisions to better our practices and work with each other. Our community physicians are willing to teach. We have moonlighting opportunities that help to challenge and push you to the next level.

Intermountain HealthCare has used an electronic medical record for more than 15 years and is always working to improve the tools we have for good practice. Most importantly, what sets this residency program apart is the faculty. I can honestly say that each and every one of them are amazing physicians, and I always thought that if I ended up even somewhat like them, I would be a great physician. I went to medical school in New York, and interviewed all over the country, and didn't find anywhere else with so much to offer. Here, you will gain the experience and knowledge necessary to practice all facets of what truly defines 'Family Medicine,' and you will be ready to adapt to the every-changing nature of medicine for the future. You will not find a better place to prepare you!" — Jennifer Gilbert, Class of 2009

Program Alumni— Where they are today?

The Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency admitted its first class of three first-year residents in 1996. Today, 90 graduates are practicing and teaching medicine from Alaska to Washington. Three alumni pursued interests in medical education and have stayed on in our program as teaching faculty.

Class of 2013

Graduate Location Practice Type
Sarah M. Andrews, MD
Valley Obstetrics and Gynecology
Provo, UT
Full Spectrum, Women's Health, and Surgical OB
Ronald K. Ellsworth, MD ​Bingham Memorial Hospital
Blackfoot, ID
​Full Spectrum, and Rural with OB 
Isaac Rand Rasmussen, MD ​Central Orem Intermountain Clinic
Orem, UT
Full Spectrum
​Samuel I.L. Inouye, MD Providence Matanuska Healthcare
Palmer, AK
Full Spectrum, and Rural with OB 
Nathan Daniel Nielson, DO ​Arkansas Independent Clinic
Russellville, AR
Full Spectrum, and Rural with OB 
​Alexis Michele Somers, DO U of U Daybreak Clinic
South Jordan, UT
Full Spectrum
Stephen A. Welsh, MD Hurricane Intermountain Clinic
Hurricane, UT
Full Spectrum, and Rural

Class of 2012

Graduate Location
Mark Corry, MD Intermountain Cedar City Clinic
Cedar City, UT
Lynsey Drew, DO Faculty: Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency
Provo, UT
Jeremy Hadley, MD Central Orem Clinic
Orem, UT
Jared Miner, MD Intermountain Clinic
St. George, UT
Jared Pikus, DO St. Mary's Clinic
Cottonwood, Idaho
Ryan Slater, MD Central Utah Clinic
American Fork, UT
Sean Smithson, MD Summit Healthcare REgional Medical Center
Pinetop, AZ

Class of 2011

Graduate Location
Liana Au, MD    BYU Health Center
Provo, UT
Michael Cosgrave, MD     South Jordan and Olympic Oval with IASIS
Salt Lake City, UT
Allison Hanna, DO Kodiak Community Health Center
Kodiak, AK
Stephen Kirk, MD Salt Lake Regional Medical Center with IASIS
Salt Lake City, UT
Brayden McBride, MD Art City Family Medicine
Springville, UT
Erika Noonan, MD R C Wiley Wellness
Salt Lake City, UT

 

Class of 2010

Graduate Location
Justin Abbott, DO    Intermountain North
Sevier Medical Clinic
Salina, UT
Spencer Chun, MD     Portland, OR
Steve Embley, DO Gunnison, UT
Kelli Hatch, MD On-site physician for Sandy City
Sandy, UT
Jeffrey Wilde, MD Faculty
Sierra Vista Regional HEatlh Center Residency

 

Class of 2009

Graduate Location
Lance Barker, MD Brigham City, UT
Jeremy Broadhurst, DO Providence, UT
Sarah Daly, DO Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency
Provo, UT
Tyson DeKorse, MD Veterans Administration Hospital
Galveston, TX
 James Hellewell, MD Veteran's Hospital
Salt Lake City, UT
 Mike McLay, MD Art City Family Medicine
Springville, UT
 Todd Miller, MD Bear River Clinic
Tremonton, UT

 

Class of 2008

Graduate Location
Jennifer Gilbert, MD Intermountain Instacare
Highland, UT
Robert Mehl, DO Faculty: Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency
Provo, UT
Darren Mikesell, DO Laramie, WY
Jim Ngatuvai, MD Lehi, UT
Mark Wardle, DO Spanish Fork, UT
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