DOCLIN-807: Family Medicine/Primary Care I

Credits 8.0
Academic Level

During the Family Medicine/Primary Care rotation, students will work with a primary care physician where the full range of preventative and acute care of male and female patients of all ages is experienced.  The role of preventative healthcare, triage and specialty referral process are included as an essential part of the experience.  At least one of the four-week rotations (Family Medicine/Primary Care I and Family Medicine/Primary Care II) must be completed with a family medicine preceptor.  The other rotation may be completed in family medicine, outpatient internal medicine or internal medicine/pediatrics, or geriatrics. 

  1. Students will observe and participate in ambulatory patient care which includes performing and documenting histories & physicals, routine office visits, urgent care visits, and other ambulatory care activities. It is anticipated that students will interact with all clinic personnel and learn from each about their specific responsibilities.
  2. It would also benefit students to observe and participate in hospital-based patient care, which includes performing and documenting care under the supervision of their preceptor.