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Family Medicine & Community Health Elective Course Description

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

Charles Lenhardt, DO

Contacts:
UMass Students: Karen Rayla
Karen.Rayla@umassmed.edu

Visiting Students: Michael Smith
Michael.Smith@umassmemorial.org

Department: Family Medicine & Community Health
Sites Available: HealthAlliance Fitchburg Family Practice, Fitchburg Family Medicine Residency
Months Offered: E1-M10
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 

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