Resident Experience

About the Resident Program

Program begins September 3, 2024 and continues through August 31, 2025.

The residency is a 12 month, 40 hour work week, full-time salaried position. The stipend is $60,000 for the year.

Residents are expected to be at CHC five days per week, at least one evening per week (late hours differ by clinic, but are no later than 7 p.m.) and a minimum of up to one Saturday per month (typical hours 8:30a.m to 12:00p.m.) to meet the needs of our working clients.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Group medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 21 days paid time off and seven holidays
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility
  • National Health Service Corp loan repayment program eligibility
  • $500 dollars of funds and one paid continuing education day 
  • Wellness programs
  • Company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
  • Supplemental disability, accident, pet and life insurance

Resident experience will include:

  • Supervision (individual and group)
  • Weekly didactic sessions
  • Outpatient clinical treatment in the primary care clinic (32 hours)
  • Training seminars and supervision (8 hours)
  • Exposure to specialized settings, including shelter-based and school-based work, are available at most sites and may be required.
  • Training in the use of eClinical Works, CHC’s integrated electronic health record, which allows access to clients’ medical, behavioral health and dental records.
  • Participation in Project ECHOTM, which is specialty support for primary care providers seeking to gain expertise in the management of certain complex illnesses and conditions
  • Necessary supervised clinical experience to qualify to sit for the EPPP and CT state exam for psychology licensure.

Unique resident experiences at CHC include:

  • Bi-weekly quality improvement seminars
  • Opportunity to participate in research pending experience and project availability
  • Development of supervision skills   
  • Residents are encouraged to participate in new agency and departmental initiatives that drive quality and service to our clients, when available.

Watch a video tour of Community Health Center:

Watch a video tour of the Bristol site:

Watch a video tour of Connecticut Pediatrics @CHC in Hartford:

Residents share a Connecticut overview:

Hear about the program from some of our alumni:

Dr. Jen Hailey from Community Health Center, Inc. on Vimeo.

Dr. Jacob Matos-Castro from Community Health Center, Inc. on Vimeo.

Dr. Holly Ait Taouit from Community Health Center, Inc. on Vimeo.

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