Family Medicine & Community Health * Elective Course Description

Course Name:Family Medicine Office Subinternship
Course Number:FC-450
Elective Type:A
Coordinator(s):Beth Mazyck, MD beth.mazyck2@umassmemorial.org

Contact: Carol Roberts carol.roberts@umassmemorial.org

Department:Family Medicine & Community Health
Sites Available:Fitchburg Family Medicine Residency, Community Health Connections Family Health Center, Fitchburg, MA
Months Offered:Year Round- May through April (contact coordinator for availability)
Number of Students / Month:2
Prerequisites:None

Elective Description:  
Students will participate in a family medicine approach to patient care, and will have opportunities for community engagement. Students will assess patients and plan treatment along with a precepting attending or resident physician. Encounters include preventive care and acute and chronic disease management, including maternity care. Work collaboratively with a team of physicians, nurses, and behavioral health specialists. Students are welcome to work with the residency inpatient team to experience work in a state-of-the-art community hospital.

Note: We may be able to provide housing. Elective dates are flexible. We will accommodate two to four week rotations within your school’s schedule parameters.
Location: Community Health Connections Family Health Center, 275 Nichols Road, Fitchburg, MA  01420  www.mapquest.com
Websites:
  
Department of Family Medicine & Community Health:
http://www.umassmed.edu/fmch/ 
   Fitchburg Residency: http://www.umassmed.edu/fmch/residency/fitchburg.aspx