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Resident Life

Resident Life


Resident life is made up of a variety of experiences. The relaxed life-style of this historic small rural town encourages the development of strong relationships with family and friends.  The cost of living is both reasonable and affordable.


Located among the rolling foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Northwestern South Carolina and between the deep blue lakes of Hartwell and Keowee, Seneca is a community of 16,000. The population of the county is 72,000 and the area is economically competitive for new business and industry. Seneca is easily in traveling distance to the beach. The climate is pleasant and offers year-round outdoor opportunities.


Our residency recognizes the importance of family life.  After all, this is family medicine.  In our program, emphasis is placed on participating in the life we have worked so hard to achieve.    Residents are encouraged to bring their families to resident socials and extracurricular activities.


Our chief residents plan family-oriented activities to bring our residents and their families together as a community.  Some of the social activities throughout the year include:


-New Intern Welcome Picnic

-Ropes Course

-All Hallows Eve with Dr. Evans

-Bonfires and Smores

-Christmas Celebration and White Elephant Gift Exchange

-Holiday Celebrations and Parties at Resident and Faculty Homes

-Laser Tag Competition


-Graduation Dinner and Celebration


Of course, the best learning happens when accompanied by food, and our casual conference style lends itself to afternoons on the lake and ice cream board reviews.



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