Family & Community Medicine - Family Medicine Clerkship

Phase II Students

The purpose of the experience is to assist the student in becoming a better physician. Skills learned with improve the health of patients, families and communities. This is done through a combination of clinical, community and health policy experiences.

All students participate in the eight week Family Medicine clerkship.

  • Primarily an out-patient rotation;
  • Broad range of patients and clinical problems;
  • Health Policy and Advocacy instruction
  • Evidence Based Clinical Practice-continued guidance
  • Rural and Indian Health site options;
  • Possible Maternal Child Family Medicine service UNMH;
  • Possible in-patient Family Medicine Service at UNMH.

Phase III Students

Fourth year students participate in a variety of inpatient and ambulatory clerkship opportunities in family medicine including:

  • Family Practice at UNMH Sub-Internship;
  • Family Medicine Maternal Child Health Sub-Internship;
  • Public Health Epidemiology in Santa Fe, NM;
  • Health for the Public;
  • Health Care for the Homeless.