OUR PROGRAM

Since its inception in 1975, Lincoln Family Medicine Residency Program (LFMRP) has established itself as one of the country’s preeminent unopposed, community-based residency programs, attracting some of the brightest resident physicians in the United States. and around the world. A fully accredited program, LFMRP was established by the Lincoln Medical Education Partnership (LMEP) and is affiliated with the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The Lincoln Family Medicine Residency Program plays a crucial role in meeting the Midwest’s need for primary care physicians. As a community-based residency program, over 250 community physicians will volunteer more than 40,000 teaching hours to our residents this year.

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FRONT ROW: ADAM RASMUSSEN, MD,

JANAE DUDGEON, MD DOUG BAUER, DO
BACK ROW: ELI BURKS, MD, ANNA DALRYMPLE, MD, MACKENZIE HEMJE, MD, ELIZABETH WOOSTER, MD, MANSOOR AHMAD, MD

 

 

Our graduates will be practicing in the following areas: 

Mansoor Ahmad, M.D. - Bridgeport, Nebraska; Doug Bauer, D.O. - Lincoln, Nebraska; Eli Burks, M.D. - Monroe, Wisconsin; Anna Dalrymple, M.D. - Gothenburg, Nebraska; Janae Dudgeon, M.D. - Syracuse, Nebraska; Mackenzie Hemje, M.D. - Hastings, Nebraska; Adam Rasmussen, M.D. - Papillion, Nebraska; Elizabeth Wooster, M.D. - Pella, Iowa.

2017 graduates

Program Graduates

Two-thirds of LFMP’s 244 graduates have remained in Nebraska, and the majority practice in smaller communities.  Click here for a map of where our alumni are currently practicing.  LFMP’s residents have consistently tested at or above the national average on the Family Medicine In-Training Examination. Our American Board of Family Medicine Board Certification Exam pass rate was 100 percent for 2016 graduates and is 98 percent over a five-year rolling average.  

Communities Served

With a large percentage of graduates establishing roots in the Cornhusker state, dozens of Nebraska communities are home to the nation’s best family medicine physicians. Our graduates have practiced in such communities as Ainsworth, Albion, Alliance, Beatrice, Benkleman, Broken Bow, Cambridge, Central City, Chadron, Cozad, Geneva, Gordon, Imperial, Kearney, Kimball, Lincoln, McCook, Nebraska City, Ogallala, Omaha, Ord, O'Neill, Scottsbluff/Mitchell, Seward, Superior, Valentine and Wayne to name a few.

Program Funding

Major funding for our program comes from Bryan Health, CHI Health St. Elizabeth, UNMC and fees for patient services.

State Need

Rural Health Planning Commission (RHPC) statistics reveal that approximately 50 Nebraska communities are currently seeking physicians. There is a vital need for family physicians in the state of Nebraska. Lincoln Family Medicine Program has the curriculum, the staff, the facilities and the commitment to help meet the challenges of extending medical care to Nebraska and its rural communities.

Clerkship in Family MedicinE

The Lincoln Family Medicine Program offers clerkships for fourth-year medical students who want a concentrated experience in family medicine. Students are given the opportunity to follow their own schedule of ambulatory patients, round on hospital patients, attend deliveries, and visit specialties of interest while on rotation in Lincoln. 

Work hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday with optional night and weekend hours for those learning opportunities, such as obstetrics or emergency room work that may be more common after hours. 

Housing is generally provided to students who need a place to stay during their time in Lincoln. Lunch is provided each day at the noon lecture at the Family Medicine Center. Click here to apply. If you have questions, call us at (402) 483-4591 or email us at lfmp@lmep.com.