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    Shared Residency

    In cases where two residents elect to share a single residency position and responsibility for the continuity of care of a panel of patients in a Family Medicine Practice (FMP) site, the effort may be divided to assist physicians with unique personal circumstances that would otherwise prohibit full-time residency education. Such arrangements, known as "Shared Residency," must be made in compliance with Board policy regarding "Part-Time Residencies," and must have the PRIOR written approval of the Board. Requests for authorization must give a detailed description of the curriculum, the manner in which the continuity of care for the patients at the Family Medicine Practice site will be assured, and a statement defining how the sum total of the time requirements, as set forth in the "Program Requirements," will be met.

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