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

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FME 45020 - Advanced Family Medicine

Cr Hrs: 6
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 6 credit hours. The student should function with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in several of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. Medical students will have the opportunity to evaluate and diagnose patients under the direct supervision of our experienced Family Medicine attendings. The student will have some responsibility for a minimum of 15 patients per week with the opportunity to see more based on skill and interest. There will be both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities. Students will participate in didactics throughout the month. This rotation is geared towards medical students who view Family Medicine as their probable career choice and are considering our residency. The student will participate in day call one day per week and may be expected to participate in weekend rounds/call.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Nashville
Hospital: St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital, and UT Family Medical Center-Murfreesboro, TN
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of FME-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Justin Reno - Justin.reno@ascension.org
Spring - Instructor of Record: Justin Reno - Justin.reno@ascension.org
Course Coordinator: Melissa Poteet - melissa.poteet@ascension.org - 615-396-6458

Website: http://comnashville.uthsc.edu/content/family-medicine/
Prior Authorization: Yes-Student must contact coordinator with dates and reason they would like to rotate with our program along with their CV, transcript, and Step 1 or COMLEX 1 score report. We are looking for students who plan to pursue Family Medicine residency.
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: Negotiable
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: Yes
Time off for interviews: Yes-Students may be allowed some time off provided they contact the administrator at least 4 weeks prior to the onset of the rotation.

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