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For more information about our program, please contact Nseya Kabasele, program coordinator, at (469) 599-0050

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ERAS: 1204800726

NRMP: 2244120C0

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Welcome Letter from our Program Director

I am thrilled to welcome you to our family here at HCA Healthcare Medical City Arlington! We foster innovation in learning combined with cutting-edge technology to train the next generation of family physicians.

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Mission Statement

The Medical City Arlington Family Medicine Residency Training Program’s mission is to develop the next generation of physicians and physician leaders. As a part of HCA Healthcare, we are driven by a single mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

This program is designed to offer residents a rewarding, educational environment where residents are provided individualized learning opportunities by faculty and staff who support and sustain one another throughout quality care delivery. Our faculty are committed to ensuring the residents' clinical experience and educational needs are fulfilled while expanding residents’ perspectives to be inclusive of cultures, values, and ideals.

Program Overview

The Family Medicine Residency Program at Medical City Arlington is a three-year ACGME-accredited program that will prepare you for an exciting and challenging career providing comprehensive primary care to one and all.

During your residency, you will have your own continuity practice in all venues. You will gain expertise in office, hospital, emergency, home and residential settings, and you will experience multidisciplinary training with your colleagues in our general surgery, OBGYN, emergency medicine and internal medicine residency programs.

In addition, you will choose a committee based on your interests to shape your leadership skills and help you stay ahead of the curve! You will participate in academic research projects, their presentations and publication, and you will be a mentor to medical students.

Upon your graduation, we hope you will consider practicing here at Medical City Healthcare.

Get to Know the Team

Dr. Thanuja Chandrasena, DO Program Director

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Program Details

The program is under the HCA Medical City Healthcare UNT-TCU Graduate Medical Education Consortium which is affiliated with the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and UNTHSC-TCU School of Medicine. Under our Consortium model, you will be able to experience an innovative curriculum in diverse practice settings and communities under the Medical City Healthcare system.

This approach allows residents to flourish due to exposure to a large diverse patient population and extensive clinical experience. We are committed to providing you with an excellent and safe clinical learning environment created by our knowledgeable and compassionate faculty.

Program highlights

Throughout your residency here, we offer:

  • Exceptionally experienced faculty who enjoy teaching and encourage hands-on learning
  • Close working relationships with your peers and faculty to enhance your learning experience and mentor
  • Focus on ABFM (Board) Exam preparation throughout the year, as well as your future endeavors in clinical practice
  • A strong academic program affiliated with the new UNTHSC-TCU medical schools in the Fort Worth area.

You will also have opportunities to train at other facilities in the consortium. Medical City North Hills and Medical City Denton will offer rotations in behavioral medicine, geriatrics, wound care/hyperbaric and other medical subspecialties. Medical City Children's will provide experience in pediatric inpatient, emergency room and outpatient settings.

Curriculum & Rotation Schedule

Our expertly crafted programs are designed to provide resident physicians with all the experiences and training necessary for professional success.

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Conference Schedule

Continuity clinics

There are three continuity clinics located at Medical City Arlington, North Hills and Denton. The Arlington Clinic opened in September 2019. The Medical City North Hills and Medical City Denton clinics will open on June 30, 2021 at the start of the second year of the program.

Clinic schedules will be as follows:

  • PGY1: one to two half-days per week
  • PGY2: two to three half-days per week
  • PGY3: three to four half-days per week

The residents' skills and knowledge will be evaluated using ACGME competency-based evaluation systems including direct observation and 360-evaluations including patient feedback.

Working hours are generally 10 to 12-hour shifts depending on rotation and PGY year.


Weekly didactics include:

  • Core lectures
  • Procedure workshops
  • Grand rounds
  • Balint groups
  • Resident wellness

Monthly didactics include:

  • Journal club
  • PICO
  • Clinical Pathology case conference
  • Adult case conference
  • Morbidity and mortality conference
  • Board review
  • Schwartz rounds
  • Research resident roundtables
  • Health system management

Salary & Benefits Information


Year Salary On-Call Meals Total
PGY1 $54,267 $950 $55,217
PGY2 $55,869 $950 $56,819
PGY3 $57,637 $950 $58,587
PGY4 $59,738 $950 $60, 688
PGY5 $62, 254 $950 $63,204


  • 401k plan
  • Basic health insurance
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Options for dependent health, dental and life insurance
  • 2 personalized lab coats are provided at the beginning of each contract year
  • Annual meal stipend
  • Work phone and laptop at the beginning of your training
  • Up to 20 business days (Monday-Friday) of holiday, vacation, professional, sick, or other leave is provided as paid time off (PTO)
  • Dedicated education and research center
  • On-site call room with stocked kitchen, separate male and female sleep rooms by program, private individual showers, computer stations.
  • Day-care and flexible spending accounts
  • Complimentary parking
  • Free of charge ACLS, BLS and PALS renewal

Organizational Memberships

  • Texas Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • Associated specialty colleges pursuant to individual training programs

Frequently Asked Questions about our Family Medicine Residency Program

We are a new program and your participation will not only lead to an excellent medical education for yourself, but will also give you a chance to participate in building the program.

Our administration and faculty are extremely flexible, highly accessible, and continually responsive to feedback in an effort to make the program the best it can be. Clinical skills and knowledge can be acquired anywhere, but we make it our mission to provide an environment where each resident feels like they are an individual and that we want them to succeed.

You will never be just a face in the crowd – you will form a close relationship not only with your peers but also with the faculty and administration, including the program director.

Medical City Arlington is a 432-bed full-service hospital located in South Arlington, Texas. It has more than 1,400 nurses, therapists, technicians and other healthcare personnel in addition to more than 700 highly skilled physicians in a wide range of medical specialties.

It is the only hospital to achieve Level II Trauma Center designation in Arlington. Its other designations are an Accredited Chest Pain Center, Heart and Vascular Center, Primary Stroke Center, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Continuing Care Nursery, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, and Cancer Care Program.

The community served by the hospital is very diverse and is one of the fastest growing areas in the DFW area.

Some form of scholarly activity; research, QI or a case report is required for graduation.

The Consortium has a Director of Research and Education whose role is to assist with the development of research projects that align with each resident’s particular areas of interest. In addition, all Core Faculty have a strong interest and experience with scholarly activity.

The Family Medicine Residency Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for fifty-four (54) categorical positions