Program Overview

Federally Qualified Health Centers and their patients need expert primary care providers prepared to manage social and clinical complexity in the primary care setting. To prepare the next generation of leaders in primary care with competency in primary care transformation and the science of quality improvement for improved quality of care and health outcomes. 


  • 12-months, full time paid position

  • Precepted Continuity Clinics

  • Mentored Clinics

  • Specialty Rotations

  • Weekly Didactic Sessions

Compensations and Benefits: 

Our residency program is a 12-month training program offering a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Salary at 70-80% market value

  • Paid malpractice insurance

  • Group medical, dental insurance

  • 403 (b) retirement plan

  • Paid time off

  • Employee Wellness program

  • Supplemental vision, disability, accident and life insurance

Nurse practitioner residents receive the same clinical and administrative support as other primary care providers including IT, billing and others. 

Core Curriculum:

Precepted Continuity Clinics: These are the cornerstones of the residency program. Residents develop their own patient panel while having a preceptor (APRN) exclusively assigned to them. (40%)

Specialty Rotations: Month-long rotations in high-risk, high-volume, and high-burden areas most commonly encountered in FQHC settings.

          Rotations Include: 

                Hepatitis C
                Pain Management
                Women's Health

                Urgent Care

                Addiction Treatment
                Psychiatry/Mental Health   


Mentored Clinics: Residents focus on acute and episodic care and work as part of an integrated care team, seeing patients under the direction of a mentor PCP who is available for consultation. (20%)


Weekly Didactic Sessions: Formal learning sessions on a variety of complex clinical challenges most commonly encountered in FQHCs. Continuing medical education credit is provided for these sessions. (10%)


Project ECHO®: Residents join a video conference that connects primary care providers with a multi-disciplinary team of specialists to improve the management of patients with conditions that interest the nurse practitioner, hosted through University of Missouri - Telehealth. (10%)


          Specialties include: 

                Pain Management
                Hepatitis C

                Child Psychology

                OB Services
                And Many more

440 Tampa Street Springfield, MO 65806

(417) 831-0150

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