Jul 24, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FME4 3001/F - Core Clerkship in Family Medicine


Cr Hrs: 14 (4-0-36)
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 Chattanooga (FME3-3001/F).

Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Lecture, Clinical
Location offered: Nashville
Prerequisites: M1 & M2 CURRICULUM

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Sarah Tiggelaar
Fall - Additional Instructor 1: David McRay
Spring - Instructor of Record: Sarah Tiggelaar
Spring - Additional Instructor 1: David McRay



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