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Our Program

Welcome to the MHC Healthcare Family Medicine Residency Program website! As you browse the site, feel free to read the welcome message from the Program Director and learn more about what our program has to offer.


Welcome to MHC Healthcare Family Medicine Residency Program located in Tucson, Arizona! We are a 4-4-4, 3 year ACGME accredited program that strives to create a supportive learning environment and incorporate resident wellbeing to be part of the life-long learning experience.    


The mission is to train highly competent Family Medicine Primary Care Physicians to provide compassionate, evidence-based, innovative  and cost-effective health care to diverse and medically underserved populations.  Consistent with the institution’s mission, residents will gain experience in providing whole person care in a team-based approach that is compassionate and patient-centered.  


Residents will provide comprehensive outpatient primary care to a panel of patients in MHC’s Ina Clinic, the Family Medicine Practice site.  As an integrated clinic, Residents will work in collaboration with other specialties to assist their patients including Behavioral Health, Dental, Pharmacy, Radiology and Lab services.


Our faculty is devoted to providing individualized training and support to meet the specific learning needs of each resident. The learning environment allows residents to further enhance their unique abilities and develop meaningful relationships with patients and faculty. 


MHC Healthcare, formally known as Marana Health Center Inc., was founded in 1957 and is known as the oldest community health center in Arizona. MHC Healthcare is dedicated to providing compassionate, quality, and accessible whole person health care to our community. MHC Healthcare is a network of 16 community health centers that employs over 600 staff and serves over 55,000 patient every year. We offer comprehensive Primary Care services to include Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OBGYN, Pediatrics,  Behavioral Health Services, Dental Care and Pharmacy. Alike MHC Healthcare’s efforts to integrate within the vibrant culture and close-knit Tucson and Marana communities, the MHC Healthcare Family Medicine Residency Program aligns these values within its mission and vision.


We Offer

MHC Healthcare is a certified "Great Place to Work" because of its competitive salaries, benefits, and experienced staff. The MHC Healthcare Family Medicine Residency Program offers residents favorable salaries in comparison to neighboring programs, benefits, and opportunities to continue medical education.

Health insurance coverage options including medical, dental, and vision 

Eligibility for $500 credit available per fiscal year for health service expenses within MHC

Wellness support programs to include Employee Assistance Program
(up to six (6) visits per family per fiscal year) and access to Whil app

Vacation, sick and educational leave

AAFP and AzAFP (AZ Academy of Family Physicians) membership in addition to reimbursement for ALSO, ACLS, BLS and PALS training courses

Resident Salaries

PGY-1: $65,000

PGY-2: $67,000

PGY-3: $70,000


Resident Application Criteria

The MHC Healthcare Family Medicine Residency program uses the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) to process applications and offers positions to resident candidates within the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). After reviewing applications in ERAS and identifying candidates who share goals and values that align with our program, applicants will be selected to interview.

ERAS Required Documents

Personal Statement

Dean’s Letter

Official Transcript

Curriculum Vitae

Three Letters of Recommendation

Applicants must have passed USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX  Applicants must have passed USMLE Step 2 or COMLEX Step 2 before rank order list submission 

International medical graduate applicants must have ECFMG Certification

Preferred Criteria

Applicants demonstrate a clear interest and commitment to family medicine and serving underserved communities


Valid Fingerprint Clearance Card through the Arizona Department of Public Safety in accordance with A.R.S. 15-1881 Current Basic


Life Support (BLS) certification


Applicants must have graduated from medical school within the last two years 

We are unable to sponsor J-1 Visa applicants.

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