National Family Medicine Residency | Arizona

The Wright Center’s National Family Medicine Residency is proud to be affiliated with El Rio Community Health Center in Tucson, Arizona.

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For more than 40 years, El Rio Community Health Center has provided high-quality medical, dental and behavioral services to the Tucson, Arizona community. With more than 800 dedicated professionals committed to excellence, our focus is in the community and making a difference in the lives of our patients.

Program Highlights

• NCQA Level-3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) training environments
• Tucson is one of the fastest growing regions in the Southwest with a population of nearly 100,00 and expected growth of 1.75 million by 2036
• Ambulatory and inpatient training rotations at El Pueblo Clinic, El Rio Community Medical Center and Tucson Medical Center
• 10 strategically located sites providing high-quality medical and dental care throughout the Tucson area
• El Rio Community Health Center serves an average of 80,000 patients annually, which equates to about 1 in 12 Tucsonians

Click to watch a snapshot video created by our residents and highlighting a day in the life of a resident at El Rio Community Health Center.

Training Locations

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Meet Our Residents

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Joshua Goodman, D.O.

 

Family Medicine National Network | Arizona

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine

“I chose The Wright Center because I feel the Teaching Health Center model is the best preparation for the type of medical career I would like to have in the future.”

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Evan Reinhardt, D.O.

 

Family Medicine National Network | Arizona

Hometown: Maui, Hawaii
Medical School: Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine

“I chose The Wright Center because of the program’s focus on providing residency training within community health centers.”

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Amber Robinette, D.O.

 

Family Medicine National Network | Arizona

Hometown: Arizona
Medical School: School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona

“I chose The Wright Center because of the community-oriented primary care focus and the opportunity to care for under-served populations.”

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Aren Thompson, D.O.

 

Family Medicine National Network | Arizona

Hometown: Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Medical School: A.T. Still University SOMA

“I chose The Wright Center because of its commitment to rural wellness and connection to osteopathic wellness.”

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Eric Root, D.O.

 

Family Medicine National Network | Arizona

Hometown: Gilbert, Arizona
Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine California

“I chose The Wright Center because it is close to home and the program fits my career goals to become a family physician.”

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Tanya Marie Balov

 

Family Medicine National Network | Arizona

Hometown: Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Medical School: A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine

“I chose The Wright Center because I believe that the residency program will train me to become the best family physician that I can be.”

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Taisei Suzuki, D.O.

 

Family Medicine National Network | Washington, D.C.

Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Medical School: A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

“I chose The Wright Center because I was drawn to its focus on outpatient care and special attention to the under-served population in the community healthcare setting. “