Family Medicine Honors
To further develop the knowledge and skills needed to be a leader in medicine and the community. To introduce students to all aspects of the project planning and implementation process. By participating in this program, students will be able to incorporate advanced skills in leadership, professionalism, conflict management, ethics, along with gaining a better appreciation for evidence-based medicine and practice-based research. Pre-requisites: Completion of the Part2 curriculum and participation in the Family Medicine Leadership Development Program during their fourth year. Requires faculty or peer nomination.
Family Medicine Advanced Clinical Skills
This course is designed to prepare fourth year medical students to enter a residency program in family medicine specialty. During this course students will spend time approximately half of their time in the clinical setting and the other half in educational learning activities. During the clinical experience, students will work individually with team members in a PCMH certified clinic with a physician, nurse practitioner, dietitian, PharmD/diabetic educator, care coordinator and social worker on a rotating schedule. For the learning activities, there will be small group meetings or workshops three times weekly. There will also be time for independent study, reflection and completion of e-learning modules.
Family Medicine Research Elective
This course is designed for students interested in participating and learning more about research in a primary care setting through the department of family medicine.
Family Medicine Sports Medicine
This Family Medicine elective is designed to introduce students to the care of the physically active individual (competitive or recreational athlete). The basic principles involved include: the physical, psychological, and emotional demands on an athlete and the impact of the physician in these areas. This includes the roles and responsibilities of a team physician, the utilization of a team approach to the care of athletes and the methods of optimizing the talents of the members of the medial team to benefit the athlete. Students will interact with physicians, athletic trainers, exercise physiologists, and other health care providers. For information visit the Sports Medicine website here.