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Thank you for considering a four week residency rotation with SEARHC. We currently accept residents who are in their second and third years of training.

In all our four week rotations, you will experience living in Southeast Alaska with access to amazing winter and summer recreational activities. World class outdoor activities include: downhill & cross country skiing, hiking, biking, fishing, hockey and more.

Benefits of rotating with SEARHC include:

  • AK resident license fee (if needed)
  • Travel expenses covered, including:
    • Round trip airfare
    • Apartment
    • Rental car


Learn more about what medical experience each rotation and location can provide you, below.


Residency Program

The SEARHC Ethel Lund Medical Center in Juneau is searching for family medicine and internal medicine-pediatric residents to join its medical staff in a unique clinic and hospital setting. Enjoy the best of both worlds by joining us for a rotation where we share hospitalist duties and spend time in an outpatient clinic with great staff all while enjoying an excellent quality of life. The rotation offers the opportunity to practice full spectrum family medicine with obstetrical care, urgent care, chronic care and inpatient medicine.

Core competencies gained:

  • Ability to juggle inpatient and outpatient medicine while working in an integrated medical home model
  • Present consults by telephone in a succinct manner to consultants not present on site


About Juneau

Juneau, population 32,000, is the capitol city of Alaska. Thanks to its beautiful scenery and countless outdoor activities, Juneau is a popular tourist destination, with cruises bringing up to 6,000 tourists per day during the summer. Getting there is a bit tricky since the city is surrounded by rugged mountain terrain and water, with no roads linking it to the rest of Alaska. However, a short flight from Seattle or scenic ferry ride from Haines will easily connect you to downtown Juneau.

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Residency Program

SEARHC Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka is looking for R3 years to rotate through various specialties such as general surgery, ENT, OBGYN, radiology and orthopedics. Residents have the opportunity to experience comprehensive health care  beginning with primary prevention programs and extending through high level hospital care. All of this in the unique setting of frontier medicine, teaches specific skills such as weighing the risks and benefits of patient transports, assisting in the management of patients from a distance and working with care providers ranging from physicians to health aides. The experience is further enhanced by the seamless connection to a tertiary care center including a shared EHR.

Core competencies gained:

  • Critical thinking and decision making skills in challenging patient care scenarios
  • Ability to regularly use telephone consults and telemedicine to provide patient care
  • Experience in a strong multidisciplinary health system between outpatient and inpatient settings


About Sitka

Sitka, population 9,000, is located on the west coast of Baranof Island, facing the Pacific Ocean. The area is one of the most scenic and historic places in the state of Alaska. Residents live among a stunningly beautiful landscape, enjoy a rich area history, a close-knit community with year-round events and a thriving arts scene. In 2013, Smithsonian Magazine named Sitka one of the Top 20 Small Towns to Visit in the United States. Sitka has no shortage of outdoor activities, museums, and culture.

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Step 1: Contact our residency coordinator Sandrenia Katasse:


Step 2: Login and fill out our Physician-RESIDENT job application

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