School of Medicine

Family Medicine Residency Program

Program Director's Message

Kirsten Stoesser

Greetings! I am delighted that you have chosen a career in family medicine, and are considering our program at the University of Utah Family Medicine Residency. We are a blended community-based and university-supported program. Our core inpatient training is centered at a historic community hospital, and is augmented with training sites at nearby university and children’s hospitals. We are uniquely situated in a thriving cosmopolitan city, with access to world-class recreation only minutes away.

Strengths of our program include:

  • Wellness focus: A structured support system to help maintain and optimize personal wellness.
  • Residency community: Our residents move to Utah from across the country, joining together to form a diverse and supportive residency family.
  • Personalized training: We have superb resources to further tailor your education to your interests, including unique opportunities for enhanced training and opportunities in sports medicine, obstetrics, women’s health, research, rural health, urban underserved care, advocacy, LGBTQ care, addiction medicine, international experiences, and integrative health.

I invite you to review the highlights of our program detailed on our website. We look forward to welcoming you here at the University of Utah Family Medicine Residency!

Kirsten Stoesser, MD
Program Director
University of Utah | Family Medicine Residency

Medical Campus