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Family Medicine Residency Program-Rockford

Explore Rockford

We think you will find that Rockford is a wonderful place to live, raise a family and develop your professional life.

In addition to activities along the Rock River, Rockford has plenty of things to do and see, including an extensive park system and miles of bike paths. Explore one of our museums, visit some unique shops, grab a bite to eat at one of our many restaurants, or take in some arts and culture.

The Rockford region is home to 285,873 people (2016), including the surrounding metro areas. As the third largest city in the state of Illinois, Rockford offers residents and visitors countless outdoor activities, sporting events, and restaurants to enjoy.

In addition to Rockford’s flourishing downtown, the city’s proximity to larger metro areas like Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison adds additional opportunities for fun weekend plans.

To learn more about Rockford, visit the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website at

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