Nurse Practitioner Residency Program

Cumberland Family Medical Center, Inc. (CFMC) is pleased to offer the first Family Nurse Practitioner Residency Program in Kentucky. This residency program provides intensive training in clinical complexity of family practice.

We are excited to welcome Family Nurse Practitioners to our Nurse Practitioner Residency Program!

To watch a detailed video of our Program, click here.

CFMC APRN Residency Program Mission:

To provide a formalized, intensive training experience focused on the development of confidence and competence in integrated community-based settings.

Residency Program Goals:

Program Structure

12-month (beginning in October), full-time residency with a four-phase curriculum model with 80% experiential and 20% didactic learning activities. The model consists of a continuity primary care clinic and multiple rotations to a wide variety of specialty clinics including OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Behavioral Health, Internal Medicine, Substance Use Disorder, and School-Based Health.

Didactic sessions provide a variety of academic/learning activities, classes, and pre/post-clinical conferences for experiential learning and evaluation.

Additionally, residents will participate in quality improvement, population-based health, and COVID response.

Program Eligibility

Program applicants must be:

Benefits and Salary

CFMC is an equal opportunity employer with competitive salary ranges across multiple professional designations. Salary will be discussed during the interview process.

We provide all eligible employees with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their physical and financial health including:

Provider Testimonials:

Frequently Asked Questions

There will be no exceptions after the application deadline.

Program Staff

Kirsten Barnes
Program Director
Office: 270-858-6655 x3341

Sara Overly
Program Coordinator
Office: 270-858-6655 x3397

Tiffany McMinoway, DNP, APRN
Assistant Medical Director/APRN Clinical Residency Director
Office: 270-858-6655 x2331

Benefits of Nurse Practitioner Residency Programs


  1. Faraz, A. (2015) Factors influencing the successful transition and turnover intention of the novice nurse practitioners in the primary care workforce. (Publication No. 3663512)[Doctoral Dissertation, Yale University]. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.
  2. Park, J, Faraz, C., Asefeh, P., & Pittman, P. (2022). Effects of completing a postgraduate residency or fellowship program on primary care nurse practitioners' transition to practice. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 34(1), 32-41. doi: 10.1097/JXX.000000000000056
  3. Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Medicine. Assessing Progress of the Institute of Medicine Report the Future of Nursing. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press; 2016


CFMC Nurse Practitioner Residency Application

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