Family Medicine & Community Health * Elective Course Description

Course Name: Family Medicine Office Subinternship
Course Number: FC-450 
Elective Type: A
Coordinator(s):

James Ledwith, MD,
james.ledwith@umassmemorial.org

Contact: Carol Roberts
carol.roberts@umassmemorial.org

Department: Family Medicine & Community Health
Sites Available: HealthAlliance Fitchburg Family Practice, Fitchburg Family Medicine Residency
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: 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  www.mapquest.com
Residency Number: 978-343-5271 * Fax Number: 978-343-5397
FFP Number: 978-343-5270  *  Fax Number: 978-343-5390

Websites:
  
Department of Family Medicine & Community Health:
http://www.umassmed.edu/fmch/ 
   Fitchburg Residency: http://www.umassmed.edu/fmch/residency/fitchburg.aspx