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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FME 30000 - Core Clerkship in Family Medicine (Memphis)

Cr Hrs: 9
Session Length: 6 weeks


This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 9 credit hours. This clerkship is a 6-week clinical experience during which students participate in the breadth of family medicine. Students spend 2 weeks in the inpatient setting caring for medical and obstetrical patients and 4 weeks in an office-based practice, either community or residency-based. Students will experience a broad range of clinical presentations and participate in both inpatient and office-based procedures. Students placed with community preceptors might also experience home visits and nursing home care. Every clerk will work at least one weekend night shift on an inpatient team. Students are responsible for writing H+Ps, progress notes, and discharge summaries while on inpatient, as well as completing several other written assignments, readings, and logging diagnoses and procedures. Most community preceptors also allow student EMR access. This clerkship is one of several site options for the core clerkship in Family Medicine.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 12
Instructional Method: Clinical-Required
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis, UT/UCH Family Medicine Clinic at Saint Francis, Baptist Memorial Hospital, and Various community preceptors
Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of 1st two years and Step 1 taken

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Amanda Miller -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Amanda Miller -
Course Coordinator: Sharon Tabachnick - - 901-448-7574

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: Yes-1 weekend night shift
Time off for interviews: No

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