Medical Student Programs

This is an exciting time for Family Medicine. Leaders in the U.S. are recognizing the value of primary care and we are excited to show you our discipline and teach you fundamental skills relevant to all disciplines of medicine!

Swiner - Sharma
Nicole Swiner, MD, and Lena Sharma, Clerkship Student

We at UNC Family Medicine are proud to offer students a variety of courses, experiences and resources to further inspire and nurture student interest in this important and fulfilling field!


FIRST is a THREE-year advanced medical school curriculum to fast-track into the UNC Family Medicine Residency Program, followed by three years of service in North Carolina.