Message from the Associate Program Director - Waterloo Track
Welcome to the Allen Hospital Waterloo Track of the UnityPoint Health Central Iowa Family Medicine Residency Program. Family medicine residents have been trained at Allen Hospital for the past 42 years. In 2021, these positions joined the Central Iowa Family Medicine Residency Program in Des Moines. This collaboration allows us to improve continuity and coordination of care, as we aim to encourage family medicine physicians to build their medical practices in local communities. As an unopposed training site, residents have access to the breadth of patients seen at the hospital.
Allen Hospital is a 204-bed, not-for-profit hospital and the busiest in the Cedar Valley. It serves as a referral center for a 10-county service area and is a market share leader in most service lines. Allen Hospital offers the diversity in patients and pathology needed for a successful, well-rounded residency experience.
UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine Residency – Prairie Parkway is located in a growing area of Cedar Falls, Iowa, minutes away from Allen Hospital. In addition to the residency program, the Prairie Parkway building houses therapy services, a pharmacy and a broad spectrum of primary care clinics including family medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN and an LGTBQ clinic. The close proximity of these specialty clinics is optimal for resident rotational experience and convenient for patients.
In addition to training in these state-of-the-art facilities, residents also have the option of rotating at the other hospital and clinic sites affiliated with the Iowa Lutheran branch of the program in Des Moines. This includes Blank Children's Hospital and Iowa Methodist Medical Center. We are affiliated with the University of Iowa, which grants residents access to their Hardin Medical Library and other resources.
We are excited to welcome new residents into the UnityPoint Health family and look forward to learning more about you. We strive to provide a collegial environment that prepares residents for a rewarding career as a family physician. Thank you for taking the time to explore our website; please reach out to us with questions. At UnityPoint Health, we rely on all our team members to provide the best care for our patients. As a resident, we want you to know how much you matter to this world.
Adam Froyum Roise, MD