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Family Medicine Residency Overview

Ellis' Family Medicine Residency is an established program offering a pleasant working environment and educational opportunities. Our graduates are well prepared for practice (including obstetrics) or academics. We are fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Our program is currently approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The residency is a three year program that commences on July 1 of each year. Off-cycle positions may be offered subject to availability.

Residency tracks include an obstetrics fellowship, global health emphasis and options for hospitalists or palliative care.

Many of our alumni practice locally and have excelled in their areas of interests.

General Information

Ellis Hospital - (Primary Hospital)
1101 Nott Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

Residency Program & Primary Care-Schenectady location:

Ellis Health Center
The Cushing Center
624 McClellan St.
Schenectady NY 12304

Bellevue Woman's Center
2210 Troy-Schenectady Road
Niskayuna, NY 12309


  • Inner-city, urban, suburban
  • Hospital beds available in the following services:
  • Medicine (including Critical Care)
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics
  • Surgery
  • NICU
  • Newborn Nursery
  • Outpatient Clinic

Primary Care-Schenectady

The Cushing Building
624 McClellan Street, Suite 101
Schenectady, NY 12304

Faculty to resident ratio during patient care hours

1 physically present faculty to 4 residents at Primary Care-Schenectady.

Medical School Affiliations

  • Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, NYCOM, Old Westbury, NY

Affiliated Hospitals for required rotations

  • Albany Medical Center