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About the Rural Track

Our Mission

The mission of SUNY Upstate’ s and Auburn Community Hospital’s Rural Residency Training Program is to train the next generation of exemplary Family Medicine trained physicians who will not only provide exemplary care to the patients but also foster a culture of academic inquiry, research and scholarship in a rural setting.

Our Vision

SUNY Upstate and Auburn Community Hospital are partnering to train community physicians who will provide high quality, innovative, patient-centered, compassionate healthcare in an environment of Team Based Care. This program aims to promote healthful living and an environment where patients and employees will feel welcomed, supported and respected. The vision is also to increase the number of primary care physicians within Central New York to support health equity in Rural Settings with an emphasis on the biopsychosocial model of care.