Family Medicine (FMDN)
FMDN 599. Directed Elective Study. 1.5-18 Units.
FMDN 701. Family Medicine Clerkship. 1.5-9 Units.
Presents concepts and practice of family-centered primary health care in family medicine. Includes: patient assessment; basic diagnosis and treatment; recognition of psychosocial problems; and, the practice of integrative and whole person care by assessing patient strengths and stresses within the context of family, community, support systems, and spiritual life.
FMDN 821. Family Medicine Subinternship. 1.5-6 Units.
A four-week rotation during which the senior subintern participates as a member of the family medicine inpatient service team. Provides experience in managing hospitalized patients and hospital follow-up, with emphasis on increasing decision-making skills. Increases students' knowledge about acute illnesses and treatment, and familiarizes students with management of patients over the period of transition from the inpatient to the outpatient setting.
FMDN 891. Family Medicine Elective (General Family Medicine). 1.5-27 Units.
Offers fourth-year medical students the opportunity to explore various areas of family medicine, such as outpatient clinics, palliative medicine, sports medicine, research, etc.