Family Medicine & Community Health * Elective Course Description

Course Name: Family Medicine Office Subinternship
Course Number: FC-450 
Elective Type: A

James Ledwith, MD.

UMass Students: Karen Rayla

Visiting Students: Michael Smith

Department: Family Medicine & Community Health
Sites Available: HealthAlliance Fitchburg Family Practice, Fitchburg Family Medicine Residency
Months Offered: Year Round- E1-M10
(contact coordinator for availability)
Number of Students / Month: 2
Prerequisite/Visiting Student Required Questionnaire: download form

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: Elective dates are flexible. We will accommodate two to four week rotations within your school’s schedule parameters.

Location: HealthAlliance Fitchburg Family Practice, 326 Nichols Road, Fitchburg, MA  01420
Residency Number: 978-343-5271 * Fax Number: 978-343-5397
FFP Number: 978-343-5270  *  Fax Number: 978-343-5390

Department of Family Medicine & Community Health: 
   Fitchburg Residency:  
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