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Family Medicine

Building on the foundation of the team-based care rotation during the first year, the second and third year “family medicine” rotations are 3 different 6-week rotations that focus on interdisciplinary and multi-specialty adult medical care with an outpatient focus. Residents have their own family medicine clinic scheduled most days of the week to continue to provide volume, experience and patient access in their own primary care clinic setting.

Unique clinical primary care experiences on these rotations include focused clinic appointments for suboxone intake and management during their regular family medicine clinic, as well as precepting in our family medicine clinic alongside faculty members to bolster learning, leadership and confidence.

The specialty educational experiences provided are chosen to be areas that we commonly deal with in primary care, such as cardiology, dermatology, wound care, rheumatology, allergy etc. These rotations are designed to provide more time for flexibility to allow residents to have some time for panel management.  They additionally provide flexibility for coverage for colleagues in both inpatient and outpatient settings, so there are some administrative days that may be used to cover clinics as well as some OB shifts to cover our continuity patients.

Goals and Objectives:

  • Demonstrate comfort and understanding of the specialty referral process 
  • Increase comfort with common acute urgent care problems. 
  • Differentiate specialty issues that can be cared for in family medicine clinic and those that need specialty workup and treatment 
  • Increase their medical knowledge of common specialty adult medical and surgical conditions
  • Perform ambulatory procedures under direct supervision 
  • Supervise selected procedures for resident colleagues 

Location(s): multiple

Sample Schedule

Sample R2 Schedule

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:00 - 12:00 FMC, Suboxone intake FMC, Suboxone intake FMC, Suboxone intake GI Clinic FMC, Suboxone intake
1:00 - 5:00 UC Ables

Cardiology clinic


*Inter-professional case conference week 6 

Workshops Jeopardy Admin
Sample R3 Schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:00 - 12:00 FMC Post-call FMC Wound Care Clinic Dermatology
1:00 - 5:00 FMC



Workshops Precepting
5:00 - 7:00am OB coverage