Research Medical Center—part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider—has named Jennifer Tieman, M.D., FAAFP, a board-certified family medicine physician, as program director for the acclaimed Research Family Medicine Residency.

Research Family Medicine Residency is a three-year residency program in family medicine, training physicians in the breadth and depth of family medicine.  During their three years, resident physicians provide patient care at Goppert-Trinity Family and Research Medical Center, where they experience patient care and additional training in a wide spectrum of settings and subspecialties including emergency medicine, intensive care, maternity care and delivering babies, and outpatient primary care, among others. 

Dr. Tieman graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, and earned her Doctor of Medicine at University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in Chicago. She completed a Clinical Medical Ethics Fellowship at the University of Chicago and completed her residency at Mount Sinai Family Practice Residency of Chicago. In 2015, Dr. Tieman completed a Fellowship in Faculty Development at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles focusing on cultural competency in medical leadership and training. Since 2011 Dr. Tieman has been a member of the faculty of Research Family Medicine Residency and a part of the Research Medical Center active staff and leadership.

“Research Medical Center is honored to have Dr. Tieman at the helm of this important, world-class program that is a gateway for many residents who choose Family Medicine,” says Research Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Jackie DeSouza-Van Blaricum. “Patients love her clear and compassionate communication style and her mentorship and leadership motivate family medicine residents to move into solid careers as primary care physicians.”

“The Research Family Medicine Residency has trained hundreds of doctors to provide high-quality, compassionate and comprehensive primary care medicine,” Dr. Tieman says. “It is a privilege to work with family medicine residents, passionate about their pursuit of a career in healthcare, and to help prepare them to care for people of all ages and stages in life.”

For more information about The Research Family Medicine Residency, visit The Research Family Medicine Residency website.

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