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FAMMED 338E. Elective Clerkship in Family Medicine (Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano)

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Department
Family and Community Medicine
Courses      Clerkships


Description
The objective of the 4 week clerkship is to provide clinical experience in the following areas: management of normal adult and pediatric patient; evaluation and treatment of common acute medical conditions in the ambulatory setting; diagnostic criteria and management of chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and obesity; and the administration of routine health maintenance examinations in the clinical environment. Students will work with both Internal and Family Medicine physicians in the primary care department at the Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center. Students may also spend time in patient education classes as well as residency didactics. All students will complete an evidence based medicine project by the end of their rotation.

Prerequisites
3rd and 4th year students only.

Periods Available
8-12, full-time for four weeks. 1 student per period. Rotations are scheduled up to one year in advance on a first come, first serve basis.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: Contact Gilbert Garces, Residency Assistant, Phone (707) 651-5628. Email: Gilbert.garces@kp.org or via fax (707) 651-5624; Time: TBA.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 2 (night call optional).

Director:
Patrick Lowerre, M.D.

Other Faculty
Staff

Coordinator
Gilbert Garces, Email: Gilbert.garces@kp.org or via fax (707) 651-5624.


 

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