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Since 1971, Baptist Health Deaconess Residency Program has been dedicated to helping provide well-educated family physicians to rural Western Kentucky and beyond. We have a proud tradition of quality residency training, with graduates practicing all over the country, in both rural and metropolitan areas.

Our residency program is an important part of our vision to lead in clinical excellence, compassionate care, and growth to meet the needs of our patients. Most of our graduates choose to practice in rural areas, where both physician and patient benefit from our excellent family medicine residency training.

The Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville Family Medicine Residency Program offers many benefits, including:

  • An unopposed residency program
  • A diverse healthcare environment, which includes outpatient, home health and long-term care, as well as emergency room and inpatient care
  • Night float system
  • Competitive income and benefits
  • Low cost of living

"Baptist Health provided me with an opportunity to study state of the art medicine in a rural setting. Madisonville has an amazingly strong medical specialist community that welcomes residents. The residency is unopposed, allowing a greater experience working with these specialists. I am now in private practice and feel that Baptist Health has well equipped me to be a family physician.”

– Brian Chaney, MD

To see our Baptist Health Deaconess Family Medicine Residency Program Patient Satisfaction Survey Results, please click here.

To download our brochure, click here.

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