NP & PA Residency Program

New Residents: 2018

The Education Center for Community Medicine, now Open!

Introducing our pioneer Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Residency Program launched March 2018. 

PHC is pleased to announce the opening of The Education Center for Community Medicine, and it’s pioneer Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Residency Program. The Program, launched in February 2018, provides residents an unparalleled experience; mentored by a team of highly committed, experienced faculty, working with a diverse population of underserved patients. Residents will participate in PHC’s innovative team approach in a multicultural, multilingual environment and will be part of a rewarding, academically rigorous working environment.

The Residency is a 12 month, full-time program which includes didactics, precepting, mentoring, specialty experiences and inter-professional learning, focusing on humanity, compassion and a strong personal bond with the patient and the community. The program inlcudes a wide range of student experiences including: NP, PA, MD, DO, RN, PharmD and medical interpreter student rotations.

Our NP/PA Resident Application is now closed for Fall Residency starting September 2018.   We will reopen the application in October 2018 for our February 2019 Residency Program.

Who we Are.

Situated 40 miles north of San Francisco in Petaluma, The Petaluma Health Center (PHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center that provides primary care, dental care and mental health services to residents of Petaluma, Rohnert Park, Cotati, Penngrove and the surrounding areas of Sonoma County.

At PHC, we are committed to providing comprehensive, integrative care, with the goal of improving the health of everyone in our community, particularly those who cannot otherwise afford excellent health care. PHC is widely recognized for its innovative approach to health care and has been on the leading edge of team-based care since 2007, emphasizing overall wellness and the value of the patient/provider relationship. We encourage patients to take control of their health and wellness by establishing a trusting relationship with their integrated health care team.

We are committed to the following core values:
• Collaboration   • Compassion   •  Excellence   • Innovation   • Integrity   • Optimism   • Responsibility   • Tolerance