About the Program


Message from the Program Director


Greetings from the Chickasaw Nation Family Medicine Residency (CNFMR)! We welcome you to explore our website to learn more about the many great opportunities available to assist in your journey as a family medicine physician.

The CNFMR program seeks to prepare capable and compassionate graduates by providing a wide range of hands-on learning experiences. Through our state-of-the-art facility and technology, diverse medical services and experienced staff, CNFMR is committed to equipping residents with the skills and knowledge necessary for success.

Residents can customize their education to best suit their interests and career goals by selecting from a variety of electives. From infants to the elderly, our faculty teach understanding of care across the spectrum of patients, with emphasis on maternity, behavioral health and preventative care.

Curriculum is designed to deliver training focused on the fundamental principles of family medicine, including comprehensive and holistic service, continuity of care, in-patient education, specialist care and procedures and cultural sensitivity.

Residents have the opportunity to learn in the hospital, ambulatory and community settings. Our foundation is built upon ambulatory training that focuses on allowing residents to take responsibility for the care of patients with acute problems and chronic diseases. Mental health care is also integrated into our daily health care practices, connecting behavioral health input and methods of addressing social needs.

By training the next generation of physicians to meet the needs of today, as well as the future, CNFMR is working fulfill the Chickasaw Nation’s mission to enhance the overall quality of life of the Chickasaw people, while assisting other First American citizens and the greater community.

I am proud to be part of this tradition and hope we have the opportunity to meet and share more about our program. We look forward to welcoming you to the Chickasaw Nation Family Medicine Residency.

Dr. Marilyn Hines
Program Director