I am thrilled to welcome you to our family!
Our program fosters innovation in learning with cutting edge technology to train the next generation of family physicians. Our dynamic program allows for tailored personal growth to help you achieve your highest academic goals. We will equip you with the tools and provide the clinical experience and skills training necessary to become a board-certified family physician.
During your training, there will be ample of opportunities to enhance and learn new medical skills, procedures and techniques from a diverse community-based faculty. Under the HCA Medical City Healthcare UNT-TCU Graduate Medical Education Consortium, you will also receive training at Medical City North Hills and Denton. This unique experience will provide you with an opportunity to learn and provide evidence-based medicine to unique patient populations and communities.
Our hospital located in Arlington, Texas a diverse and growing community in the DFW area, where you will learn will enjoying a fun and balanced environment so you can become the best version of yourself
I am super proud of our team, and I cannot wait for you to be part of our family.
Ahmad Abazid, MD FAAFP
As part of HCA Healthcare, we are driven by a single mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.
We are committed to training Family Medicine residents to be committed to delivering healthcare, as it should be: patient centered, and for the good of all people, no matter their circumstances. We are committed to retaining the physicians that we train in order to better serve our communities.
The strength of our program is the tremendous depth and breadth of our clinical care. We provide an academically and clinically rigorous training program in family medicine.
Our dedicated faculty, supported by the significant resources of HCA Healthcare GME, will provide our residents with the basic and clinical knowledge, procedural skills, clinical judgment, professionalism, and the interpersonal skills necessary to become a successful Family Physician, and to develop as a leader in the healthcare field.
Our curriculum is designed to provide a broad clinical exposure in acute and chronic care, occurring in the outpatient and inpatient settings, for all age groups, including children, elderly and women's health. We are also committed to nurturing a robust interest in scientific investigation and evidence-based practice.
Why choose our program?
You will be able to evaluate, diagnosis and treat a variety of medical problems across all ages in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. You will have opportunities to perform procedures in the hospital during all of your rotations.
The Family Medicine Center, is designed to function as a real world practice to better prepare you for success after graduation. There you will have opportunities to learn common outpatient surgical, orthopedic, gynecologic and dermatologic procedures.
Incorporated in your continuity clinic will be a longitudinal curriculum on the business aspect of family medicine especially best practices models for primary care.
This “real world practice” model provides the foundation and training on the management of the many medical issues and wide range of diagnoses seen in the various practice environments served by Family Medicine.
List of leadership and faculty
Program Director – Ahmad Abazid, MD
Medical School: University of Aleppo (Aleppo, Syria)
Internship & Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas- Family Practice Residency Program at Wichita Falls (Wichita Falls, Tx)
Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine: State University of New York SUNY Downstate (Brooklyn, NY)
Associate Program Director:
Sherri Morgan, MD, MBA, MPH. Medical School: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine ( Dayton, OH)
- Afsha Rais, MD. Medical School: Saint James School of Medicine, (Chicago, Illinois)
- Hania Alaidroos, MD. Medical School: Dow Medical College -University of Karachi (Karachi, Pakistan)
- Jerry Allison, MD. Medical School: Bicol Christian College of Medicine (Legaspi, Philippines)
- Elizabeth Hill, DO. Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (Kansas, MO)
- Kara Sjogren, DO. Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (Fort Worth, Tx)
- Justin Bartos III, MD. Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, Tx)