Jul 24, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
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FME 40120 - Junior Internship in Family Medicine


Cr Hrs: 6
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 6 credit hours. The student will function as a junior intern with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in all of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. The primary purpose of this rotation is to allow senior medical students active participation in the care of patients in a comprehensive Family Medicine setting through selecting from a group of opportunities. Students can expect to achieve the following objectives: (a) Improve skills in providing patient centered care; (b) Exposure to a variety of types of care provided by family physicians; and (c) Development of a better understanding of the scope of Family Medicine. Student responsibilities include patient workups, histories, physical examinations, and review of laboratory and diagnostic data. The student will be expected to evaluate patients, develop a treatment plans, and precept the patient with the attending physician. The student will be directly supervised and guided through this process by members of the clinical faculty and approved preceptors. Continuing medical education and life-long learning are emphasized by requiring students to read daily and report on their reading.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Required Selective
Location offered: Chattanooga
Hospital: Erlanger Health System and the UT Family Practice Center in Chattanooga
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of FME-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Leslie Griffin - Dr.leslie.griffin@erlanger.org
Spring - Instructor of Record: Leslie Griffin - Dr.leslie.griffin@erlanger.org
Course Coordinator: Elissa McCoy - elissa.mccoy@erlanger.org - 423-778-2957

Website: http://utcomchatt.org/subpage.php?pageId=798
Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Overnight Call and/or Float: No
Time off for interviews: No



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