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I am delighted to personally welcome you to the website of the New York Medical College Phelps Family Medicine Residency Program! more

The NYMC Phelps Family Medicine Residency Program
This residency is:

  • University-affiliated
  • Unopposed
  • Community-based
  • A unique partnership of New York Medical College, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center and Open Door Family Medical Centers.
  • Seeking 6 residents annually

The Need is Great for an Inspired Few…
The urgent need for more primary care physicians may have reached the tipping point.  Across the board, the most critical physician recruiting need is for primary care doctors, including internists and family medicine physicians. more


From the transformative healthcare debate to the remarkable advances taking place in molecular biology, the face of medicine is changing fast.  One thing is certain: Our residents graduate from this program superbly trained, able to practice in virtually any setting with an invaluable set of leadership skills that will last a lifetime. more

Eligibility & Application
Though many aspects of your eligibility may conform to certain specific criteria, the residents sought by the NYMC Phelps Family Medicine Residency Program and the ones who stand to gain the most from this 3-year program are very special individuals indeed.  Read on to find out more in addition to the relevant information you’ll need to know about the application process and timeline. more

Our Residents: Join Us!
It takes a special kind of person to be a great family doctor.  As one of only six residents selected annually for this unopposed residency, with a community of teachers excited about teaching, you might need to get comfortable with the idea of being a celebrity of sorts. more

Family Medicine Faculty
Dr. Harkisoon embraces the role of Program Director of the NYMC Phelps Family Medicine Residency.

She has been a passionate advocate for the specialty of family medicine since her college days and appreciates the opportunity to work with and educate the next generation of family physicians. more

Sub Specialty Faculty
More than 100 physicians volunteer as partners of the New York Medical College Phelps Family Medicine Residency Program and deliver an exceptional learning experience for our residents! more

A Community of Teachers & Mentors
One of the defining characteristics about our program is the exceptional level of support our residents have at virtually every level of their educational experience.  The community of physicians and healthcare professionals at every clinical site is excited about this residency program and eager to help cultivate your individual talents and comprehensive knowledge as an outstanding family physician. more

Salary & Benefits
We have designed a superb salary and benefits package that meets or exceeds any in the state of New York, with a base salary starting at $60,000 for first year residents. Our goal to help you thrive professionally and personally in this program. more

Lifestyle - Sleepy Hollow is Legendary
You may have heard of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, but until you’ve spent time in this community, it’s difficult to imagine the exquisite tapestry of sights, sounds, tastes and smells you’ll find just about everywhere you set foot along this picturesque part of the Hudson River Valley. more

New York Medical College
New York Medical College is the academic sponsor of this family medicine residency program. Founded in 1860, New York Medical College (NYMC) is a respected leader in educating physicians, scientists and health care professionals among many of the nation’s most influential health care and biomedical research institutions. more

Phelps Memorial Hospital Center
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center is the primary clinical site for the family medicine residency program. 

Phelps is a 238-bed acute care community hospital located in Sleepy Hollow, New York, offering its community one of the most comprehensive ranges of hospital programs and services in Westchester County. more

Open Door Family Medical Centers
When it comes to family medicine, Open Door Family Medical Centers is a model for many of the most humane, effective and efficient methods of patient care available today.  Our residents train in Open Door’s Sleepy Hollow site.

Open Door was the 2010 winner of the HIMSS Davies Award for innovative use of health information technology and received the highest Recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). more

A Destination for Discourse on the Future of Family Medicine…
Welcome to The Forum, a place where good ideas gain interest and are compounded daily. We believe strongly in family medicine. That’s why we’ve designed this space, a robust environment to weigh in on the zeitgeist, exchange ideas and interact with each other about the latest news and information related to family medicine! more

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