2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Family Practice (FMMD)

FMMD 6001 -  Introduction to Primary Care Sports Medicine  (1 Credit)  

In order to increase exposure to the field of Primary Care Sports Medicine, students will participate in community based athletic coverage with faculty in the Division of Primary Care Sports Medicine. The course runs from fall to spring. Phase I and II students can take course

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 2.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

FMMD 6624 -  Intro to Homeless Healthcare  (1 Credit)  

This course introduces students to healthcare of Denver’s homeless through a homeless healthcare workshop and clinical care at the Stout Street Health Center. Must be available on Thursdays to complete required clinical sessions. Phase I and II students can enroll

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 2.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

FMMD 6628 -  Rural Track Elective  (1 Credit)  

The course goal is to increase the number of students who eventually enter, and remain, in practice in rural Colorado. The track provides students with, mentor- ship, additional knowledge, broad skills and rural socialization experiences throughout the 4 yearsof school. Prereq: Student must have been accepted in the Rural Track or have course director approval to add. Course restrictions: A two-semester course, students must complete fall and spring semesters.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

FMMD 6630 -  Summer Rural Track  (8 Credits)  

Min:1 / Max:26. In this 4-week clinical experience students will live in a preceptor's community and participate in the professional and community life of a rural physician. Priority is given to students who have completed Rural Track elective FMMD 6628.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Summer.

FMMD 8002 -  UC Health Fam Med AI  (8 Credits)  

Offered all sections. 4 wks. Max:1. Experience CU Family Medicine! Students will be members of the inpatient service team at the Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion, take call, and will spend 2 half days per week at the A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center (outpatient clinic).

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

FMMD 8003 -  Rose Family Medicine Sub-I  (8 Credits)  

Students will be an acting intern on this Sub-I, including 3 wks of inpatient & 1 wk of outpatient. On inpatient, Sub-Is will complete orders, admission H&Ps, daily notes, discharge summaries, consultant calls, and attend didactics/teaching if time allows. On outpatient, Sub-Is will work alongside senior residents and faculty preceptors.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Spring, Summer.

FMMD 8007 -  Out-Patient Family Med  (8 Credits)  

Offered all sections. 4 wks. Max: 1. Course is an outpatient family medicine at A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center and Denver Health'sLowry Family Medicine Clinic. Multidisciplinary faculty including pharmacologists, behavioral scientist, and experienced family physicians and residents caring for a diverse group of patients.

Grading Basis: Medical School

FMMD 8008 -  Occup/Envir Med In FMMD  (4-8 Credits)  

Offered all sections. 2 - 4 wks. Students will learn principles of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. A variety of assessments ranging from sport physicals, commercial/FAA exams to complex disability evaluations will be taught. Elective taught by Drs. Stephen Gray or James Bachman. Prereq: Course director approval required to add this elective.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Repeatable. Max Credits: 8.

FMMD 8012 -  Oral Health: Acute Dental  (4 Credits)  

2 wks. Max:4. The focus of this elective is on recognition, assessment, triage and treatment of acute dental problems such as pain, infection and trauma. Students interested in rural or underserved primary care practice should take this elective. Prereq: 4th year medical student. Restrictions: This elective is offered only at selected times, students must communicate with Course Director about what times are available. It will not be offered in June, July, August, or December.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

FMMD 8017 -  Northern CO Fam Med/OB AI  (8 Credits)  

Students work with family medicine faculty & residents while acting as the primary provider for several patients daily. Students see patients & assist team with daily tasks, while participating in the care of hospitalized adults, patients in OB triage, labor & delivery, postpartum, & normal newborn. 2wks inpt medicine, 2wks OB/Newborn.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

FMMD 8018 -  St. Joseph-Bruner FMC AI  (8 Credits)  

At the SJH FM Residency, the sub-intern will engage in both inpatient and outpatient clinical care. They will be an integral part of the Family Medicine Service during their inpatient weeks. The outpatient time will occur in the residency clinic, serving an urban, under-served patient population in Denver and surrounding areas.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Spring, Summer.

FMMD 8019 -  St Anthony Nth Fam Med AI  (8 Credits)  

Students will engage in outpatient and inpatient care during this sub-internship at a Colorado family medicine residency. You will be supervised by the senior resident or faculty attending while on this rotation. This rotation is split into Inpatient, OB if desired, and outpatient clinics.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

FMMD 8020 -  St. Mary's Family Med AI  (8 Credits)  

Students will practice as a PGY-1 on this Sub-I. The schedule includes 2 wks admitting and rounding on the teaching service, 1 wk of night float with a focus on independence, cross-cover, and evening ICU & Peds rounds, and 1 wk of the family med clinic, a fully-integrated PCMH. Faculty attendings give individual attention to learning.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

FMMD 8021 -  Southern CO Family Med AI  (8 Credits)  

During the Sub-I at the Southern CO Family Medicine residency, students will work with 2 interns and 2 upper level residents on the inpatient medicine service, with some opportunities to cross-cover on pediatrics & obstetrics. Several half-days per week, the student will be able to attend High-Risk OB and specialty outpatient clinics.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

FMMD 8022 -  Swedish Family Medicine AI  (8 Credits)  

Students will engage in outpatient and inpatient care during this sub-internship at the Swedish family medicine residency. Students will work with residents and faculty in the out-patient clinic, on the Inpatient Service, in the nursing home and at the school-based clinic.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Summer.

FMMD 8023 -  Fort Collins Family Med AI  (8 Credits)  

We provide students with exposure to full scope family medicine. Our Sub-I includes 3 weeks of inpatient medicine, seeing patients on the medicine, peds and Ob services. There is 1 week of outpatient, where Sub-Is will see adults, children, and prenatal patients; and do nursing home visits, procedures, and other specialty care clinics.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

FMMD 8024 -  NCFM – Wray Med/Ob AI  (8 Credits)  

Students work with family medicine faculty & residents while acting as the primary provider for several patients daily. Students see patients & assist team, while longitudinally participating in the care of patients between the ED, hospital, labor & delivery, and clinic. Requires commitment to participating in care over multiple settings. Pre-requisite: Open to students interested in pursuing a career in family medicine with specific interest in full-spectrum and rural family medicine.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

FMMD 8025 -  NCFM – Sterling Med/OB AI  (8 Credits)  

Students work with family medicine faculty & residents while acting as the primary provider for several patients daily. Students see patients & assist team, while longitudinally participating in the care of patients between the ED, hospital, labor & delivery, and clinic. Requires commitment to participating in care over multiple settings.Requisite: Open to students interested in pursuing a career in family medicine with specific interest in full-spectrum and rural family medicine.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

FMMD 8100 -  FMMD Elective Away  (4-8 Credits)  

This Family Medicine elective will be held at a site in Colorado or another state. Students must obtain departmental approval one month prior to the start. 2 or 4 weeks.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 8.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

FMMD 8600 -  Research in FMMD  (4-24 Credits)  

Students may participate in scholarly work directed by specific Family Medicine faculty members including practice-based research, curriculum development, patient education projects, and other scholarly activities. A DFM, MSA or research mentor must supervise and are responsible for evaluations.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 24.