Family Medicine & Community Health * Elective Course Description

Course Name: Medical Writing and Evidence Based Medicine   
Course Number: FC-428
Elective Type:
Coordinator(s):

Frank Domino, MD
frank.domino@umassmemorial.org

Contact: Linda Hollis
Linda.Hollis@umassmed.edu   

Department: Family Medicine & Community Health
Sites Available: UMMS - University Campus
Months Offered: May through April
Number of Students / Month: Unlimited 
Prerequisites: Good Academic Standing
* Offered to UMass Students Only
Elective Description:This is a very independent elective where you must attend a training program and select a project to author.  Options include writing a critical review of an recent medical publication from FPR Journal Club, completing a project you are already involved with, writing Case Report for Publication, updating patient education pages for www.familydoctor.com or writing an Evidence Based Review column for the AAFP’s “Cochrane for Clinician” series, amongst others.  Your suggestions are also very welcome.  For some writing, selection of faculty member who will "co-author" may be necessary. Location for this elective is selected once you have chosen a topic and month.

Any questions??  Please email: Frank.Domino@umassmemorial.org
Note: * Offered to UMass Students Only
Location: UMMS - University Campus
Website: Family Medicine & Community Health  http://www.umassmed.edu/fmch/