Electives

From addiction medicine to caring for individuals with disabilities, our electives familiarize you with the scope of clinical services a family physician provides and the breadth of medical knowledge our profession encompasses.

3/4/19
The goal of the subinternship in family medicine is to provide students with an intensive experience in the care of hospitalized patients.
3/4/19
The goal of this course is to use an evidence-based medicine approach to teach medical students how to assess and effectively treat patients with chronic pain.
3/4/19
The goal of the elective is to learn how to care for patients who have addictive disorders.
3/4/19
The scope of this imaging course includes: physics of imaging, processes involved in the use of imaging, image storage, the use of computer-assisted imaging programs, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, myelography, discography, radionuclide imaging, mammography, fluroscopy and ultrasonography.
3/27/19
Students will spend four weeks at various local clinics serving patients with disabilities.
3/4/19
It will be the student’s responsibility to provide or obtain needed information regarding the nature of the experience.
3/4/19
This elective will allow senior medical students to work under supervision in selected clinical sites in developing countries.
3/4/19
Proposals for independent study must include a detailed written program description including goals and objectives, methods of study, faculty supervision, means of evaluation and educational rationale.
3/4/19
The goal of this course is to provide learning opportunities that will enable students to develop competencies regarding end-of-life care.
3/4/19
Students are encouraged to participate in research activities under the supervision of faculty in the Department of Family Medicine. Students may assist faculty in ongoing projects or may seek faculty sponsorship of student-initiated research.