Why Choose Swedish Covenant Hospital Family Medicine?
Our patient population is diverse in ethnicity, religion, socio-economic background, age, country of origin and clinical pathology. You will see some incredibly interesting clinical cases here at Swedish Covenant Hospital.
This diversity is reflected in our staff, more than 50% of whom live within a five mile radius of the hospital. Our staff speaks over 40 languages and we have full time Korean and Spanish interpreters on site. Patients can access telephone translation of more than 240 languages, including sign language via video remote interpretation, 24 hours a day.
For more information on Swedish Covenant Hospital, view our 2018 Fact Sheet
In 2017, we delivered 2,238 babies, saw 50,435 patients in the emergency room, performed 14,745 surgical procedures, admitted 12,545 patients and saw 285,783 patients in our clinics.
Now is a great time to be a primary care doctor at SCH – there is a huge volume of outpatient appointments and we are looking to recruit and retain doctors after residency to meet this need.
We Care About Our Community
Community Outreach Program 2017-19 Focus
The hospital promotes a healthy lifestyle for our local community. We have a dedicated community relations team, who survey the local population every two years. This community health needs assessment determines their focus. For 2017-2019, we have six key areas.
- Heart disease and stroke
- Mental health
- Nutrition, physical activity and weight
- Maternal Child Support Breastfeeding Advocacy Group
As residents you will have the opportunity to work with the team and the community through local events and initiatives, free clinics, working with local organizations like Howard Brown Health Center
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Medical Education office at 773-989-3808