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FAMMED 199: Undergraduate Directed Reading and Research in Family and Community Medicine

Students undertake investigations sponsored by individual faculty members. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-18 | Repeatable for credit

FAMMED 299: Directed Reading in Family and Community Medicine

Students organize an individualized study program in family and community medicine. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-18 | Repeatable for credit

FAMMED 301A: Family Medicine Core Clerkship

VISITING: Closed to visitors. TYPE OF CLERKSHIP: Required. DESCRIPTION: Teaches the management of diseases commonly encountered in the primary care setting. Emphasis is placed on patient-centered, efficient, equitable, cost-effective medical care of men, women and children of all ages in a variety of settings. Prevention, managed care, and cultural humility are emphasized. Didactic workshops are conducted at the School of Medicine, and clinic sessions are held at numerous community ambulatory sites on the Peninsula, in the South Bay, in the East Bay, in San Francisco, and electively in Humboldt County. PREREQUISITES: None. PERIODS AVAILABLE: 1-12, full time for 4 weeks, 10 students per period. CLERKSHIP DIRECTOR: Tracy A. Rydel, M.D. & Rika Bajra, M.D. CLERKSHIP COORDINATOR: Luis Hernandez, lhernan@stanford.edu. REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS: Where: To be sent by email. Contact coordinator 2 weeks prior; Time: 8:00AM. CALL CODE: 2 (Occasional weekend and/or evening activities). OTHER FACULTY: R. Brinckhaus, M. Chelvakumar, M. Deshpande, R. Gibbs, D. Griffith, A. Hui, O. Jee, C. Ladika, B. Laniakea, D. Rai, T. Rydel, K. Vu, G. Yu, and other faculty and community preceptors in Family and Community Medicine.nLOCATION: (Stanford Family Medicine Hoover, Stanford Portola Valley, Stanford Los Altos, O'Connor Family Medicine Residency, Kaiser Santa Clara, Milpitas SCVMC, Almaden Family Practice/Stanford UHA, various community sites, and rural sites).
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 6

FAMMED 310A: Continuity of Care Clerkship

VISITING: Closed to visitors. TYPE OF CLERKSHIP: Selective 1. DESCRIPTION: In the Continuity of Care Clerkship, students work with a preceptor in any field of medicine, including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and other sub-specialties. They are released from other clerkships for one afternoon a week for a total of four afternoons per period. Three afternoons students to report to clinic. One afternoon every odd period is reserved for the Continuity of Care group session consisting of student and MD presentations. Students participating in this clerkship work with one faculty preceptor and his/her patients for 9 periods. This continuity experience allows students to establish a mentoring relationship with their preceptor, to see a cohort of patients repeatedly, gain insight into patient care and chronic disease management over time, develop and carry out a QI or similar project, and develop a deeper understanding of their specialty of choice. PREREQUISITES: MED 300A, OBGYN 300A or PEDS 300A. Limited to 3rd and 4th year medical students. PERIODS AVAILABLE: 1-12, open to 5 students for period 1. Open to 9 students for period 2 and 3. Open to 10 students for periods 4-12. CLERKSHIP DIRECTOR: Kim Chiang, M.D., kichiang@stanford.edu. CLERKSHIP COORDINATOR: Luis Hernandez, 650-723-9621, lhernan@stanford.edu. REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS: Where: Please contact the clerkship director or coordinator at least 8 weeks prior to the first week of the clerkship to seek out an appropriate preceptor; Time: TBA. CALL CODE: 0, varies according to preceptor. OTHER FACULTY: Staff. LOCATION: Various.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-6

FAMMED 338E: Elective Clerkship in Family Medicine

VISITING: Closed to visitors. TYPE OF CLERKSHIP: Elective. DESCRIPTION: The objective of this 3 week clerkship is to provide clinical experience in the following areas: management of normal adult and pediatric patients; 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. Rotations are scheduled up to one year in advance on a first come, first serve basis. PREREQUISITES: 3rd and 4th year medical students only. PERIODS AVAILABLE: 1-12, full time for 4 weeks, 1 student per period. CLERKSHIP DIRECTOR: Patrick Lowerre, M.D. CLERKSHIP COORDINATOR: Gilbert Garces, Email: Gilbert.garces@kp.org or via fax (707) 651-5624. REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS: Where: Contact Gilbert Garces, Residency Assistant; Time: TBA. CALL CODE: 2 (night call optional). OTHER FACULTY: Staff. LOCATION: Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 6

FAMMED 344E: Family Medicine Elective Clerkship

VISITING: Open to visitors. TYPE OF CLERKSHIP: Elective. DESCRIPTION: Offers the student a flexible learning experience as part of a team of family physicians working closely with Stanford's Family Medicine Residency Program at O'Connor Hospital & Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley. The student will experience a variety of family medicine experiences, which may include individual and group patient care in the inpatient and ambulatory care settings, supplemented by didactic conferences on family medicine topics. Special faculty interests include sports medicine, HIV, addiction medicine, women's health, maternity care, point-of-care ultrasound, procedures, palliative care, weight management, geriatrics, and quality improvement. Emphasis is given to providing continuity and comprehensive family-oriented care to diverse patients of all ages, in an inner-city community hospital setting and outpatient medical offices. Please note: Visiting students who wish to apply to any clerkship in the Division of Primary Care and Population Health, with a focus in Family Medicine (clerkships that start with FAMMED) must fill out the Family Medicine supplemental application. Please submit the supplemental application to Michelle Engle, M.D. at mengle@stanford.edu. These forms must be reviewed for pre-clearance before submitting your visiting clerkship application form and other supporting documents to the Clerkship Office. Please email Michelle Engle, mengle@stanford.edu, for more information. Students wishing to do this elective clerkship are required to complete a detailed-background check, submit a letter of good standing from their medical school and show proof of liability insurance. PREREQUISITES: None. Open to third and fourth year medical students. PERIODS AVAILABLE: 1-12, full time for 1-4 weeks, 1 student per period. CLERKSHIP DIRECTOR: Michelle Engle, M.D. CLERKSHIP COORDINATOR: Diep Nguyen, 408-283-7767. REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS: Where: 455 O'Connor Drive, Ste 250, San Jose, CA 95128; Time: 8:30 am. CALL CODE: Required. OTHER FACULTY: Staff. LOCATION: O'Connor Hospital, Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley (residency practice), Family Medicine Associates of San Jose (Faculty practice).
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 6

FAMMED 364E: Subinternship in Family Medicine

VISITING: Open to visitors. TYPE OF CLERKSHIP: Selective 2. DESCRIPTION: Offers the student ready for an advanced experience similar to an internship a learning experience with an assigned patient load as part of a team of family physicians and working closely with Stanford's Family Medicine Residency Program at O'Connor Hospital. With faculty guidance, the student develops an individually tailored mix of inpatient and ambulatory patient care responsibilities including supervised procedures and night call, supplemented by conferences and tutorials in family medicine topics. Special faculty interests include sports medicine, HIV, addiction medicine, women's health, maternity care, point-of-care ultrasound, procedures, palliative care, weight management, geriatrics, and quality improvement. Emphasis is given to providing continuity and comprehensive family-oriented care to diverse patients of all ages, in an inner-city community hospital setting and outpatient medical offices. Please note: Visiting students who wish to apply to any clerkship in the Division of Primary Care and Population Health, with a focus in Family Medicine (clerkships that start with FAMMED) must fill out the Family Medicine supplemental application. Please submit the supplemental application to Michelle Engle, M.D. at mengle@stanford.edu. These forms must be reviewed for pre-clearance before submitting your visiting clerkship application form and other supporting documents to the Clerkship Office. Please email Michelle Engle at mengle@stanford.edu for more information. Students must register for this clerkship before May 1st of each year. PREREQUISITES: FAMMED 301A, MED 300A, PEDS 300A. Fourth year students only. PERIODS AVAILABLE: 1-12, full-time for 4 weeks. 1 student per period. CLERKSHIP DIRECTOR: Michelle Engle, M.D. CLERKSHIP COORDINATOR: Diep Nguyen, 408-283-7767. REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS: Where: Program Office, 455 O'Connor Drive, Ste 250, San Jose, CA 95128; Time: 8:30 am. CALL CODE: Required. OTHER FACULTY: Staff. LOCATION: O'Connor Hospital, Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley (residency practice), Family Medicine Associates of San Jose (Faculty practice).
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 6

FAMMED 370: Medical Scholars Research

Provides an opportunity for student and faculty interaction, as well as academic credit and financial support, to medical students who undertake original research. Enrollment is limited to students with approved projects.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 4-18 | Repeatable for credit

FAMMED 398A: Clinical Elective in Family Medicine

VISITING: Closed to visitors. TYPE OF CLERKSHIP: Elective. DESCRIPTION: Provides an opportunity for a student in the clinical years to have a clinical experience in one of the fields of Family Medicine, of a quality and duration to be decided upon by the student and a faculty preceptor in Family Medicine. Please note: Students cannot add 398A clerkships directly to their fishbowl schedules through the regular shuffles. Please contact Caroline Cheang in the Office of Medical Student Affairs at cheang@stanford.edu or 650-498-7619 with the faculty preceptor's name and email address to add this clerkship. PREREQUISITES: None. PERIODS AVAILABLE: 1-12, full time for 4 weeks, 1 student per period, 2 students for period 3 ONLY. CLERKSHIP DIRECTOR: Tracy Rydel, MD. CLERKSHIP COORDINATOR: Luis Hernandez, lhernan@stanford.edu, 650-723-9621. REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS: Where: TBA, designated by faculty perceptor; Time: TBA. CALL CODE: 0. OTHER FACULTY: Staff. LOCATION: SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 6 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 18 units total)

FAMMED 399: Graduate Research

Students interested in conducting research in a specific area of family and community medicine undertake investigations sponsored by the faculty instructor. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-18 | Repeatable for credit
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