Jun 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog

MEDE 8835 Core Clerkship - Family Medicine (Rural Primary Care Continuity Program)

8 SCH. This course is a required eight (8) week clinical rotation that must be completed during the third year. Although emphasis is on ambulatory care, students may have the opportunity to follow their assigned patients when inpatient care is required. Students complete this clerkship at an assigned rural site where they experience continuity of care in family practice. The student is exposed to health care systems, office management concepts, and practice guidelines with emphasis on clinical application of disease prevention. Weekly small group sessions with selected faculty require students to work as teams to study, discuss and present clinical topics. Emphasis is placed on evidence-based medicine and its application to clinical practice. This course is restricted to students enrolled in the Rural Primary Care Continuity Program and satisfies the core clerkship in Family Medicine requirement in the general medical school curriculum.
Offered Fall and Spring