Curriculum

Index
First Year
Second Year

Third Year

Areas of Concentration

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UNC Family Medicine Center Continuity Clinic (8 residents per class)

The Underserved Track (Rural Community Health Center Continuity Clinic) (3 residents per class)

 

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 First Year

Continuity experiences

    • ½ day per week continuity FMC or PHS patients
    • SHAC - coverage of student-run free clinic in the second half of the year
    • Monthly Intern Learning and Intern Support during Wednesday conference

6-week block

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1 month each

    • Family Medicine Inpatient- Days
    • Family Medicine Inpatient- Nights (split into two sets of 2 weeks each)
    • Family Medicine Month
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Pediatrics - Inpatient wards
    • Pediatrics - Outpatient clinic
    • Orthopedics
    • Procedures
    • General Inpatient Surgery
    • Medical Intensive Care Unit

2-week block

    • Sub-Specialty (Urology, Optho, ENT, PFT’s)

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 Second Year

Continuity experiences

    • At least two ½ days per week continuity FMC patients (continuity clinic for Underserved Track residents at Prospect Hill CHC)
    • Finding Meaning in Medicine, monthly
    • SHAC - coverage of student-run free clinic

6-weeks each

    • FM Maternal/Child Health
    • Geriatrics and Behavioral Health

1 month each

    • Family Medicine Inpatient Service (3 one month blocks divided throughout the year)
    • Family Medicine Month
    • Pediatric Acute Care
    • Procedures
    • Elective month
    • Quality Improvement in Practice

2-week blocks

    • Vulnerable Populations (Migrant farmworkers, prison medicine)
    • Musculoskeletal Block

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Third Year

Continuity experiences

    • Four ½ days per week seeing FMC patients (continuity clinic for Underserved Track residents at Prospect Hill CHC)
    • Finding Meaning in Medicine, monthly
    • SHAC - Coverage of student-run free clinic

6-week blocks

    • FM Maternal/Child Health (x 2)
    • Quality Improvement in Practice (split into one 4 week block and one 2 week block)

Six 2 week blocks

    • Family Medicine Inpatient Service Senior (7 days as Daytime FMIS Team Lead)
    • Family Medicine Clinic (7 days, 5 of which are full days of clinic)

2.5 months - Electives

    • 4 weeks can be taken as "away"
    • Arranged in blocks of 2, 4, or 6 wks

1 month each

    • Rural practice at Chatham County ED
    • Pediatrics

2-week block

    • Sports Medicine

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Areas of Concentration

In 2010, we established "Areas of Concentration (AOCs)".  This will allow residents with special interests in certain areas to individualize their educational experience. There will likely be additional AOCs in the future based on resident interests.


HEALTH CARE LEADERSHIP
Lead Faculty: Warren Newton, MD, MPH

CARING FOR THE UNDERSERVED
Lead Faculty: Evan Ashkin, MD

SPORTS MEDICINE
Lead Faculty: Harry Stafford, MD

GERIATRICS
Lead Faculty: Margaret Helton, MD

GLOBAL HEALTH
Lead Faculty: Martha C Carlough, MD MPH

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
Lead Faculty: Linda Myerhotlz, Ph.D