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2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FME3 3001/F - Core Clerkship in Family Medicine

Cr Hrs: 14 (0-0-40)

The Family Medicine Clerkship is an eight-week clinical experience during which students participate in a unique breadth of patient care in the context of family and community. Students experience traditional office-based practice under the supervision of a community-based family physician preceptor. With the office practice as a base, the family physician serves all aspects of patient care involving both inpatient and outpatient settings, ranging from the hospital to the nursing home. Students are placed with family physicians that practice the full breadth of the discipline, including obstetrical care, whenever feasible. The department maintains a wide array of approved clinical training sites throughout the state of Tennessee and works closely with students to identify mutually agreeable clinical assignments. Student hardships will be considered in making the final assignment. The clerkship is a full-time learning experience, typically mirroring the family physician preceptor and including both weekend responsibilities and night call. Students have several written assignments to complete as well as assigned readings during the eight weeks. This clerkship is also offered in Knoxville (FME2-3001/F) and Memphis (FME1-3001/F). May be repeated up to 14 credit hours.

Grade Mode: Standard Max per section: 4
Instructional Method: Clinical
Location offered: Chattanooga
Prerequisites: M1 & M2 CURRICULUM
Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Tiggelaar, Sarah
Fall - Additional Instructor 1: J Mack Worthington
Spring - Instructor of Record: Tiggelaar, Sarah
Spring - Additional Instructor 1: J Mack Worthington

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