Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., the Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert Health and Children’s Wisconsin announced today plans to develop a new family medicine residency on Milwaukee’s northwest side.

The North Side Milwaukee Health Centers Family Medicine Residency draws support from its designation as Wisconsin’s first Teaching Health Center. THC programs receive federal funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration and aid primary care residency training programs in underserved communities.

The new residency will bring more family physicians to the area, hard hit by current health care workforce shortages, said Stephanie Harrison, CEO of the Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association, in a press release.

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