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|Course Name:||Family Practice|
|Coordinator(s):||Frank Domino, MD email@example.com
Contact: Karen Rayla Karen.Rayla@umassmed.edu
|Department:||Family Medicine & Community Health|
|Sites Available:||Individual Preceptorship Sites|
|Months Offered:||E1, E2, M3 - M10|
|Number of Students / Month:||1|
|Prerequisites:||Completion of 3rd year clerkships|
Elective Description: 1) To develop the student's ability to use the family medicine approach to problem solving and clinical decision making 2) To advance the student's knowledge of the clinical content of family medicine so that he/she has an increasing awareness of the most common cause of symptoms and the natural history of the common conditions 3) To expose the student to another style of family practice that can be contrasted with his/her experience in the core clerkship, thereby enriching his/her knowledge about family medicine as a viable and rewarding practice alternative.
|Location: Individual Preceptorship Sites|
|Website: Department of Family Medicine & Community Health http://www.umassmed.edu/fmch/|