This project is designed to create a medical home training
environment and curriculum that will develop faculty and offer
medical students and residents multiple levels of experiential
learning, equipping them to build and practice in medical
This project aims to increase mammography screening in underserved women by: integrating mobile mammography screening into the patient-centered medical home; reducing transportation and financial barriers to screening by working with Cancer Services Program; and integrating Patient Ambassadors to provide health education/support and to navigate women through the screening process.
A community-based participatory research project partnering with
the Patient Voices Network, Jericho Road Community Health Center
(JRCHC) and Jefferson Family Medicine (JFM) to design and pilot a
self-management intervention among underserved patients with
complex chronic conditions.
This project aims to increase the Primary Care Workforce’s size, leadership potential, diversity, and commitment to Medical Home models of practice in underserved areas throughout the region, state and nation.
The purpose of the training proposal is to increase the level of
training (time spent and number of trainees) by family medicine
residents and medical students in ambulatory care settings in the
Western New York region.
The expanded training will occur in five sites (two rural and three
Increasing residency training time in outpatient settings is being
achieved by various strategies, such as increasing the number of
outpatient sessions per module or creating new four-week electives
dedicated to outpatient settings.
Increasing medical student numbers and training time in outpatient
settings is being achieved by coupling first-year Clinical Practice
of Medicine students and/or third-year family medicine clerkship
students with the residency training elective projects, where
students are actively involved with experiential learning projects
within the project training sites.
This project will develop an ongoing partnership with
disadvantaged schools across a 14-county region that will serve as
a pipeline for teacher and student recruitment, training and
mentorship in bioscience, with a particular focus on genetics.