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University of Wyoming Family Practice Residency Training Program
Wyoming Medical Center
Casper, WY

Internship Programs:

We have altered our AOA rotating to a linked Family Practice PGY1 position.

Residency Programs:

Dually accredited residencies in Family Practice (ACOFP and ACGME) We have eight positions per year. 

Salary Information:

Residents are employed by the University of Wyoming
Competitive resident salaries (see website for details)
UW offers: Health, Dental, Vision, Group Term
Life Insurance and Long or Short term Disability
Retirement-UW contributes 11.25% to your retirement plan each month
15 vacation days per year
5 sick days per year
5 days plus $1,250 for CME in the second and third years
UW Pays for ATLS, ACLS, NRP, PALS and ALSO courses

Clerkship Opportunities:

$500 for a four week rotation (both inpatient and outpatient exposure)

Educational Program:

2008-2009 Curriculum:
Behavioral Medicine - 2 weeks
Community Medicine - 2 weeks                                        
Emergency Medicine - 4 weeks                                        
Family Practice Inpatient - 12 weeks                                  
General Surgery - 4 weeks                                                  
Geriatrics - 4 weeks                                                               
Gynecology - 6 weeks                                                         
Obstetrics - 6 weeks                                                              
Ophthalmology - 2 weeks                                                    
Pediatrics - 4 weeks                                                               
Pediatrics-SLC - 4 weeks                                                     
Radiology/Sports Medicine - 2 weeks                             

Cardiology -2 weeks
Dermatology - 4 weeks
Electives - 12 weeks
Family Practice Inpatient - 2 to 4 weeks
Family Practice Outpatient - 4 weeks
Float - 6 to 8 weeks
ICU - 4 weeks
Internal Medicine - 4 weeks
Obstetrics-Spokane - 6 weeks
Pediatrics 2 - 4 weeks

Behavioral Medicine - 2 weeks
Electives - 14 weeks
Emergency Medicine - 4 weeks
ENT - 2 weeks
FPI Senior - 6 weeks
OB Senior - 6 weeks
Orthopedics - 6 weeks
Pediatrics - 2 weeks
Rural - 4 weeks
Surgery - 4 weeks
Urology - 2 weeks

Educational Perks:

We offer Emergency Medicine and Surgical OB tracks for selected second and third year residents.  We also offer experiences in International and Wilderness Medicine.

Hospital Highlights:

Wyoming Medical Center
Community-based, not-for-profit hospital that has served
Natrona County for more than 85 years
Level Two Trauma Center
Wyoming Life Flight service
Offers more than 40 inpatient and outpatient specialties
Hyperbaric oxygen center

Facts & Figures:
Following are general statistics about the training hospitals:



Average Occupancy




ER Visits




In-patient Surgeries


Out-patient procedures


Medical Staff


City Profile:

Population: 50,000   * Elevation: 5,123 feet
Second Largest city in the state of Wyoming
Natrona county School District; 4 senior highs,
8 junior high schools, 26 elementary and 4 rural schools
Casper College- 50 academic and transfer programs plus
30 career and technical programs

The city of Casper is home to four golf courses and was recently named one of the top 100 places to live..  In addition to golfing, Casper offers  state- of- the- art whitewater kayaking on the North Platte River.  If downhill skiing is for you, Hogadon Ski Area offers over fourteen trails.  Casper Mountain also has excellent cross country skiing.  The city has 42 parks, a large recreation center, ice arena and indoor aquatics center, and over15 miles of outdoor walking paths. The city also offers nine family sports leagues featuring 500 teams and more than 5,260 players. 

Other Perks:

Residents are given meal allowances at the teaching hospital and lunches are always provided for our weekly didactic lectures.  Residents and/or spouses receive free credit hours with Casper College and the University of Wyoming Extension services.

What makes your program unique?

We are a true rural track program, with opportunities in Wilderness and International medicine. Our program is partnered with a community health center, and we are sponsored by the state.


"The UW FMRP Casper Osteopathic program is a great place to learn the full specturm of family medicine. We serve and learn in the largest hosptial in the state and in a community health center. My fellow residents are a great asset, bright and motivate by the principals that attract me to Osteopathic medicine."

Michael LK Brostoski, D.O., MBA

For More Information, Contact:
Stephan N. Trent, D.O.
Director of Medical Education
1522 East A Street
Casper, WY 82601

Lisa Gable
Residency Coordinator
University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program at Casper
1522 East A Street
Casper, WY  82601
Office (307) 233-6058    
FAX (307) 473-1284    

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Updated 2008