Objectives

Core Objectives

  1. Junior medical students will describe the epidemiology, treatment, and prevention of illnesses usually encountered in a family medicine practice.
  2. Junior medical students will demonstrate information management by using electronic and other methods to access information necessary for managing clinical problems.
  3. Junior medical students will accept faculty supervised responsibility for individual patient management through advanced elicitation of history, communication, physical examination, and the use of critical thinking skills.
  4. Junior medical students will demonstrate behaviors commensurate with members of the medical profession.
  5. Junior medical students will describe the role of Family Medicine as it relates to clinical medicine.
  6. Junior medical students will demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to culture, age, gender, sexual orientation, and disabilities of patients, patients’ families, faculty, residents, other health professionals, and peers.
  7. Junior medical students will differentiate models of practice between academic health centers and rural clinics.
  8. Junior medical students will describe the basic principles and components of health care quality improvement.
  9. Junior medical students will describe the family physician's role in the physician’s community.
  10. Junior medical students will describe methods for monitoring business management in a family physician’s office.
  11. Junior medical students will analyze costs and funding sources associated with health care.
  12. Junior medical students will demonstrate effective oral and written communications with patients and their families, colleagues and others with whom patients must exchange information.
  13. Junior medical students will demonstrate the ability to adapt communications to a variety of professional settings and roles.