Fully Integrated Readiness for Service Training (FIRST)

Congrats to our new class of FIRST Scholars, Arianna Nasser and Rebecca Evans!
FIRST Scholars 2017

Read about the program at the UNC Newsroom.

What is Fully Integrated Readiness for Service Training (FIRST)?

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

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Features:

  • Enhanced curricular activities
  • Continuity patient panel from the first day!
  • Family Medicine faculty and resident mentorship
  • Curriculum starts in March of first year

Curriculum Highlights 

  • Early responsibility
  • Patient relationships
  • Mentoring
  • Enhanced feedback
  • Population health
  • Service

Benefits:

FIRST Cost of Education
  • Efficient medical education
  • Clinical track in Chapel Hill
  • Guaranteed Residency placement in a North Carolina Family Medicine Residency Program. The entering class of 2015 will Match into the UNC Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Partnerships with Office of Rural Health for links to service in North Carolina
FIRST Scholars, Thomas D'Angelo, Thane Campbell, & Kyle Melvin - our inaugural class!
FIRST Scholars 2016