1. Advanced Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  2. Audiology
  3. Autism
  4. Bariatric Surgery
  5. Behavioral Health
  6. Billing
  7. Blood Donation
  8. Branchburg Family Health Center
  9. Breast Care Program
  10. Bright Tomorrows Preschool and Child Care Center
  11. Briteside Adult Day Center
  12. Cancer Care
  13. Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
  14. Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
  15. Careers
  16. Center for Advanced Weight Loss
  17. Center for Bone and Joint Health
  18. Center for Healthy Aging
  19. Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management
  20. Central Jersey Regional Memory Center
  21. Child Development Center
  22. Cornerstone Family Practice
  23. County Line Family Practice
  24. CPR Training Center
  25. DaVinci Robotic Surgery
  26. Daycare
  27. Delaware Valley Family Health Center
  28. Developmental Pediatric Associates
  29. Diabetes
  30. Diabetes / Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management
  31. Diabetes and Endocrine Associates of Hunterdon
  32. Donate Blood
  33. Donate to Hunterdon Healthcare
  34. Early Intervention Program
  35. Emergency Department
  36. Employment
  37. Family Medicine
  38. Family Medicine Residency Program
  39. Geriatrics
  40. Hearing
  41. Hearing Aids
  42. Heart & Vascular Care
  43. Highlands Family Health Center
  44. Hip Replacement
  45. Home Health
  46. Hopewell Family Practice & Sports Medicine
  47. Hospice
  48. How to Make an Appointment
  49. Hunterdon Behavioral Health
  50. Hunterdon Center for Dermatology
  51. Hunterdon County Special Child Health Services Case Management Unit
  52. Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers
  53. Hunterdon Healthy Connections
  54. Hunterdon Infectious Disease Specialists
  55. Hunterdon Lifeline
  56. Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation
  57. Hunterdon Pediatric Associates
  58. Hunterdon Reflux and Motility Center
  59. Hunterdon Regional Breast Care Program
  60. Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center
  61. Hunterdon Regional Community Health
  62. Hunterdon Regional Pharmacy
  63. Hunterdon Urological Associates
  64. Hunterdon Women’s Imaging Center
  65. Hunterdon Wound Healing Center
  66. Infusion Services
  67. Integrative Medicine Program
  68. Internships
  69. Knee Replacement
  70. Laboratory Services
  71. Lifeline
  72. Mammography
  73. Maternity
  74. Medical Imaging
  75. Memory Center
  76. Neurodevelopmental Pediatricians
  77. Nursing Services
  78. Nutrition
  79. Pain Management
  80. Palliative Care
  81. Partnership for Health
  82. Pediatric Rehabilitation
  83. Pediatric Speech and Hearing Services
  84. Phillips Barber Family Health Center
  85. Physical & Occupational Therapy
  86. Physicians
  87. Primary Care
  88. Psychiatric Associates of Hunterdon
  89. Pulmonary Care
  90. Riverfield Family Health Center
  91. Sleep Disorders Centers
  92. Speech & Hearing
  93. The Child Development Center
  94. The Early Intervention Program
  95. Thrift Shop
  96. Visiting Health and Supportive Services
  97. Volunteer Resources
  98. Weight Loss
  99. Wellness Centers
  100. Wound Healing
  101. X-ray
  102. Yesterday's Treasures
 

Hunterdon Family Medicine Residency

Our Mission

The primary mission of the Hunterdon Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program is to educate residents utilizing the values and precepts which are fundamental to the way medicine is practiced by family physicians in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, so that they themselves may graduate as family physicians who can provide this model of exemplary primary care to their patients, their patients' families and the communities which they serve.

Because of the respect that family medicine enjoys in Hunterdon County, residents have a unique opportunity to see how effective a family physician can be. Every facet of Hunterdon's integrated delivery system is utilized to enhance the resident's understanding of the full impact of family practice in this country. Our mission allows us to move toward our ultimate vision in family medicine education. This vision is to create a humanistic and compassionate form of education which models completely the humanism and compassion that we teach in the doctor-patient relationship.

 

Our Hospital

Hunterdon Medical Center was created in 1953 with the vision of an integrated health care delivery system in mind. This vision encompassed the following:

  • primary care would be delivered by family physicians in the community.
  • consultative and specialty care would be hospital-based with patients returned to their personal physicians.
  • The hospital would be a training center for family physicians.

This system has worked remarkably well with Hunterdon Medical Center currently enjoying one of the best quality care outcomes in the country, as well as having one of the lowest per capita costs for hospitalization in the nation. Family medicine is REAL in Hunterdon County.

The centerpiece of the Hunterdon Healthcare System is Hunterdon Medical Center. The Medical Center has 178 beds, including advanced medical and surgical units, a 12 bed Intensive Care/Coronary Care Unit, a 20-bed Same Day Surgery Center, a 20-bed Maternity and Newborn Care Center which was one of the first single-room maternity centers in New Jersey, a 10-bed Pediatric unit and a 14-bed Behavioral Health wing.

 

University Affiliation

Hunterdon Medical Center has enjoyed a major teaching affiliation with Rutgers University - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School since 1972 and has been involved with the teaching of medical students in physical diagnosis, office preceptorships, third-year clinical rotations and fourth-year electives and sub-internships.

This affiliation allows extended learning beyond Hunterdon, including a variety of exceptional programs such as Advanced Life Saving in Obstetrics, conferences on professionalism, career development, medical-legal issues, contracting and negotiations, research and other scholarly activities.

Hunterdon Medical Center additionally has teaching affiliations and regularly welcomes medical students from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Rutgers University - New Jersey Medical School, and Temple University School of Medicine.

David Skillinge, DO., FAAFP, FACOFP
Vice President and Program Director, Family Medicine Residency
Designated Institutional Official

Director, Family Medicine Residency
Hunterdon Medical Center
2100 Wescott Drive
Flemington, NJ 08822
Telephone: 908-788-6160

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