Educational Programs and Partnerships

Preparing tomorrow’s Providers for an emerging health care system.

As you continue forward in your development as a clinician and trusted care-giver, your next step is crucial. We can provide you with an ideal blend of clinical training, practice, settings and professionalism.  Enjoy the kind of atmosphere that inspires learning, collaboration and impact while leveraging unparalleled technology and resources across a network of physician-led care delivery organizations. 

The Educational Environment

Our GME  programs are delivered through our own Family Medicine Continuity Clinics that focus on Population Health as well as Specialty Academic Partnerships to expand the clinical training for the specific health systems that employ Interns and Residents. 

Click here for more information on our Clinical Training Partnerships and Current Residency Relationships.

We also provide frequent didactic training and learning events covering topics such as: 

  • Population Health / Value-based Care
  • Opioids & Pain Management
  • Controlling Diabetes
  • Optimal Care
  • Life After Residency

In addition, in some markets, we offer Physician Pathways which is a program that educates and prepares Physicians for next generation population health models in a top-notch patient and provider setting.

  • Offered as Internal Medicine or Family Practice PGY-3 Internship
  • Customized Program between Resident and Physician Mentor
  • Form relationships and experience the Optum Culture
  • Physician Mentorship and Shadowing
  • Opportunities to attend IM/FP monthly meetings and quarterly provider business meetings
  • Participate in Development, Training and CME programs

Your educational journey will be characterized by elective clinical rotations in family medicine, internal medicine and multiple specialties in market specific locations in partnership with several academic institutions. Through Resident Educational Opportunities at OptumCare, you’ll work side by side and learn from our medical staff who are deeply connected to the local community, educational institutions and governance boards.

If you want a learning environment that provides rich resources of data-driven medicine, advanced medical practices and professional development programs, OptumCare can be your perfect choice.


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Learn more about one of the Physician Pathways Programs we have provided.

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