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West County Health Center

Resident-physicians in the West County Health Center learn skills essential to inner-city family practice from a group of experienced and committed family doctors, with a special emphasis placed on multi-cultural issues, poverty issues, and working collaboratively with the community.

  • Located in a county-run ambulatory care center
  • More than 60 years' tradition of serving the community
  • 20-25 minutes drive from the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez.
  • 1:4 preceptor to resident ratio
  • First year residents discuss all cases with preceptors
  • Second and third year resident charts reviewed regularly
  • All residents have periodic direct observations of patient encounters