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Family Medical Residency

Letter From the Director

Application Process

Resident Life


About Us

Kootenai Clinic

Program Overview

Kootenai Clinic Family Medicine Coeur d’Alene Residency combines a multitude of regional resources to train family physicians to meet the challenges of a growing rural community in the 21st century. We provide residents with the unique experience of practicing medicine in northern Idaho under the direction of an experienced and diverse faculty and dynamic curriculum.

As an affiliate of the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Network, Kootenai fully participates with national leaders in family medicine, rural practice and patient-centered primary care.

Our faculty has the experience and skills necessary to train residents for rural medicine as well as inpatient and outpatient family practice. Their professionalism and first-hand experience make them ideal mentors for fostering and teaching compassionate patient care. Our practice-based environment creates a team approach to learning and allows open feedback to help to improve each individual and their teammates.

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Mission Statement

Vision: Establish a highly desired, competitive family medicine residency program which develops and nurtures compassionate, competent family physicians.

Mission: We will provide superb, comprehensive graduate medical education, resulting in physicians who are committed to lifelong learning and to providing personal, patient focused care.

Core Values

Compassion: We thoughtfully approach the human condition of suffering with empathy and compassion

Quality: We are committed to lifelong learning and evidence-based practice to deliver superior, quality health care.

Stewardship: We work to instill a spirit of thoughtful balance and wise use of resources.

Kootenai Vision: By 2020, Kootenai Health will be a comprehensive regional medical center delivering superior, patient-focused care and will be recognized among the premier healthcare organizations in the United States.

Kootenai Mission: We improve health one patient at a time in a friendly and professional culture committed to superior quality and safety.

Kootenai Values

  • Superior Quality & Safety: Ensure measurably superior quality, safety and patient experience.
  • Patient-Focused: The patient is the focus of decision making.
  • Healthy Culture: We will nurture the quality and vitality of our workforce.
  • Stewardship: We will use our resources wisely.
  • Visionary Leadership: Our leadership style will be forward thinking.


Richard McLandress, MD
Robert McFarland, MD
Brittany Burns, MD
Ryan Gilles, MD
Rebecca Siemers, MD
Jonathan Shupe, MD