The Department of Family Medicine was established in 1970 with residents entering the Family Medicine Residency Program in 1972.

282 physicians have completed the Family Medicine, Family Medicine-Psychiatry or Pella Rural Track training programs.

Our graduates reside and practice in 42 states and 3 foreign countries.

65% of our graduates entered private family practice following residency with others selecting (in order of frequency) academic medicine, emergency medicine, medicine administration, research, and other activities.

Destinations of 2014 Graduates


  • Geriatrics - University of Iowa
  • Medical Education - University of Iowa

Private Practice

  • Alexandria, Minnesota
  • Altoona, Iowa
  • Florence, Oregon
  • Iowa Falls, Iowa
  • Worthington, Minnesota

Alumni may contact the Program Coordinator, for the current address of a residency graduate (phone 319-384-7507 or email

For further information about University of Iowa medical school and/or residency colleagues, visit the University of Iowa Health Care "Medicine Alumni Society" website.

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