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Residencies and Training Programs

Teaching the Health Professionals of Tomorrow

Lee Health offers residency programs in pharmacy, family medicine and nursing. Browse the information below to learn more about becoming a resident at Lee Health in Southwest Florida.


Pharmacy Residency Program

The Lee Health Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) pharmacy practice residency builds on Pharm.D. education and outcomes. This Pharmacy Residency program contributes to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions. This PGY1 program also pertains to residency who are eligible for board certification and PGY2 residency training.

Learn more about the Lee Health PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program 


Family Medicine Residency Program (Partnership with Florida State University Medical School)

The Family Medicine Residency Program at Lee Health is sponsored by The Florida State University (FSU) College of Medicine.

Lee Health is a designated site for rotations for medical students from The Florida State University College of Medicine. These medical students will be integrated into our clinical rotations, and this will enhance our residents’ development as teachers and ambassadors of family medicine.

Learn more about the Lee Health Family Medicine Program


Nurse Residency Program

The Lee Health Nurse Residency Program is an evidence-based nurse residency program for newly licensed nurses, nurses wishing to change specialties, and nurses returning to acute-care after an extended leave. Nurses hired into the Nurse Residency Program will receive vital support, education, professional development and mentoring.

Learn more about the Lee Health Nurse Residency Program


The Lee Health Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Residency Program is a great opportunity for physical therapists to advance their knowledge and develop their clinical skills in the area of orthpaedic physical therapy. The residency program is designed to prepare residents as orthopaedic clinical specialists committed to enhancing the quality of patient care and improving the life and mobility of individuals in the community.

Learn more about the Physical Therapy Residency Program


Internal Medicine Residency Program (Partnership with Florida State University College of Medicine)

The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Lee Health is sponsored by the Florida State University (FSU) College of Medicine.

The program is based out of Cape Coral Hospital, with residents also rotating through Lee Health’s other acute care hospitals and clinical sites for exposure to a wide array of subspecialities. The diverse patient population at Cape Coral Hospital and the surrounding community exposes residents to both bread-and-butter internal medicine and more rare and complex pathology and diagnoses.

The program aims to graduate exceptional internists who are life-long learners, committed to serving others with compassion and excellence along with promoting a healthier future for the community. Residents receive well-rounded internal medicine training while fostering essential tools for careers in primary care, hospitalist medicine, and fellowship, with the support of dedicated academic faculty. 

Learn more about the Lee Health Internal Medicine Residency Program.