DMG Medical Education Programs

At District Medical Group (DMG), our Vision is “to provide high quality, innovative medical care delivered in a respectful and fiscally responsible way. As a trusted partner in training the future healthcare providers in Arizona, we nurture an environment that attracts and supports highly talented, compassionate providers.”

Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance

DMG is proud to be a founding partner of the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance, one of Arizona’s largest providers of Graduate Medical Education. In 2017, Creighton University, Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Valleywise Health, and DMG entered into a strategic partnership to strengthen and expand the Graduate Medical Education programs offered by each institution with a Mission:

“To improve the quality of the education experience for all learners through the operation of high-quality academic medicine programs that produce top clinical health professionals trained in quality and safety that will be ideal for the medical workforce requirements of Arizona and the affiliate partners.”

For more information, read the press release or frequently asked questions (FAQs). For upcoming events, including continuing medical education (CME) opportunities, view the events calendar.

Residencies and Fellowships

Key to achieving our Vision is playing a leadership role in training future healthcare providers in Arizona.  Training tomorrow’s physicians through more than a dozen residency programs, DMG has produced more Board Certified practicing doctors than any other organization in Arizona. Board pass rates for our residents is 95 percent, attesting to our high quality, thorough teaching faculty.

Partnering with Valleywise Health and the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance, DMG faculty teach future physicians in the following accredited residency and/or fellowship programs:

Undergraduate Medical Clerkships and Rotations

Guided by DMG physicians and advanced practitioners, and residents, medical students have the opportunity to participate in clerkships and clinical rotations in a variety of care settings at Valleywise Health facilities and/or DMG Children’s Rehabilitative Services.  We train more than 800 medical students annually in the following specialties:

Allied Health Professionals

DMG physicians train and mentor allied health professionals, including nurse practitioners, physician assistants and pharmacists.  DMG’s clinical departments, in conjunction with Valleywise Health, offer allied health personnel accredited regularly scheduled Category 1 CME credits with Grand Rounds, as well as special events, lectures, workshops, classes and community academic events.  CME, events, workshops, and more are also offered through the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance.

DMG Medical Specialties

District Medical Group (DMG) DMG includes more than 650 providers across all major medical specialties, including pediatric specialists for our younger patients.  DMG medical specialists are the exclusive providers of care at Valleywise Medical Centers and community clinics and also serve patients at DMG locations across the Valley.  DMG includes providers specially trained in:

For more information on a specific DMG medical specialty and its providers, click on the department below.