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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 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

FAMMED 210: The Healer's Art

Explores the human dimensions of medicine, creating a firm foundation for meeting the challenging demands of medical training and practice. Based on curriculum developed by Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen at UCSF . (For details/evaluations see http://ishiprograms.org/programs-medical_educators.html). Medical students and faculty participate together in an innovative discovery model process that enables an in-depth sharing of experience, beliefs, aspirations and personal truths. Topics include deep listening, presence, acceptance, loss, grief, healing, relationship, encounters with awe and mystery, finding meaning, service, and self-care practices. No papers/exams. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical School MD Grades
Instructors: ; Feldstein, B. (PI)

FAMMED 213: Medical Tai Chi

Tai chi is a recognized form of integrative and complementary medicine. This class promotes health and well-being by teaching how to decrease stress, depression, and anxiety through the practice of moving meditation. The course also includes the study of the peer-reviewed research studies on the health benefits of tai chi and qigong.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Kane, B. (PI)

FAMMED 214: Core Fitness Exercise Class: A 30 Minute Blast...Then Back to Class!

Being a medical student is busy! Being a physician is busy! How better to squeeze in healthy exercise habits than over the lunch break? This class is appropriate for all levels of fitness: it will challenge even the most fit physiques but can be modified for beginners. The exercises focus on the core muscles (abs, back, shoulders, hips/glutes) and use resistance training ¿ you will work hard but won¿t be so sweaty that you can¿t go back to your afternoon classes. No need to bring anything, just show up and be ready to have fun to motivating music in this group fitness session.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Rydel, T. (PI)

FAMMED 215: Primary Care Defined: Perspective and Procedures

Designed to give pre-clerkship MD / PA students a broad overview of the diverse specialties and career trajectories available within the rewarding field of primary care. Students experience hands-on immersion in common office-based procedures, including abscess incision & drainage, joint injections, IUD insertion, and skin biopsy. Sessions led by primary care leaders, faculty, and residents address important questions, opportunities and popular misconceptions about primary care (pediatrics, family medicine and internal medicine), regarding salary, lifestyle, prestige, rigor of clinical practice, and career opportunities. Course enrollment limited to MD and PA students.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

FAMMED 245: Women and Health Care

Lecture series. Topics of interest to those concerned about women as health care consumers and providers. The historical role of women in health care; current and future changes discussed.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: ; Weinlander, E. (PI)

FAMMED 280: Early Clinical Experience in Family and Community Medicine

Provides an observational experience for pre-clerkship students as determined by the instructor and student. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

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 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

FAMMED 301A: Family Medicine Core Clerkship

Closed to visitors. Teaches the management of diseases commonly encountered in the ambulatory care setting. Emphasis is placed on patient-centered, efficient, cost-effective medical care of men, women and children of all ages in a variety of settings. Prevention, managed care, and cultural competence are stressed. 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. Prereq: INDE 206. Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for four weeks. Up to 10 students per period. Reporting Instructions: Where: To be sent by email. Call coordinator 2 weeks prior. Time: 8:00 am. Units: 6. Call Code: 2 (Occasional weekend and/or evening activities.) Director: Tracy A. Rydel, M.D. & Rika Bajra, M.D. Other Faculty: R. Bajra, R. Brinkhaus, M. Deshpande, A. Dubey, B. Feldstein, J. Fronk, M. Henehan, J. Hopkins, A. Hui, C. Kushida, C. Ladika, L. Leer, S. Lin, M. Mahoney, F.F. Marvasti, N. Morioka-Douglas, I. Nelligan, D. Rai, T. Rydel, A. Sattler, E. Schillinger, R. Seekamp, S. Srivastava, K. Vu, E. Weinlander, G. Yu, and other community preceptors in Family and Community Medicine. nCoord: Art Johnson (650-723-9621). (SHC Hoover Pavilion, SHC Portola Valley, SHC Los Altos, SHC Cisco, O'Connor Hospital, Kaiser San Jose, Kaiser Santa Clara, community sites, and rural sites) (SHC Hoover Pavilion, SHC Portola Valley, SHC Los Altos, SHC Cisco, O'Connor Hospital, Kaiser San Jose, Kaiser Santa Clara, community sites, and rural sites)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 6 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

FAMMED 310A: Continuity of Care Clerkship

Selective 1. Closed to visitors. 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 is reserved for the monthly Continuity of Care Conference consisting of student and MD presentations. Students participating in this clerkship work with one faculty preceptor and his/her patients for 9 months. 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. Prereq: Medicine 300A, 301A or 333A, ObGyn 300A or Peds 300A. Periods Avail: Can start any period. Reporting Instructions: 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. Units: 6. Call Code: 0 (varies according to preceptor) Director: Amelia Sattler, M.D. (amelia2@stanford.edu) Other Faculty: E. Weinlander and other precepting physicians and lecturers. nCoord: Anthony Duong (650-723-7357), email; aduong91@stanford.edu (Various)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-6 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

FAMMED 338E: Elective Clerkship in Family Medicine--Kaiser Napa Solano

Closed to visitors. The objective of this 4 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. Prereq: 3rd and 4th year students only. Periods Avail: 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 or (707) 651-5628; Time: TBA. Units: 6. Call Code: 2 (night call optional). nDirector: Patrick Lowerre, M.D. Other Faculty: Staff Coord: Gilbert Garces, Email: Gilbert.garces@kp.org or via fax (707) 651-5624. (Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 6 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

FAMMED 344E: Family Medicine Elective Clerkship (O'Connor Hospital)

Closed to visitors. 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. With faculty guidance, the student develops an individually tailored mix of inpatient and ambulatory patient care responsibilities, supplemented by conferences and tutorials in family medicine topics. Special faculty interests include sports medicine, school health, HIV, and geriatrics. Emphasis is given to providing comprehensive, continuity family orientated care to patients of all ages from multiple ethnic groups in an inner city community hospital setting and physician offices. Students must register for this clerkship before May 1st of each year. After this date, students wishing to do this clerkship must first contact the clerkship coordinator to set it up before registering. Students wishing to do this elective clerkship are required to do a drug test. Prereq: Fammed 301A. Fourth year medical students only. Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for four weeks. 1 student per period (one additional slot scheduled by Diep Nguyen at O¿Connor Hospital). Rotations are scheduled up to one year in advance on a first come, first serve basis. Reporting Instructions: Where: Program Office, 455 O¿Connor Drive, Ste 250, San Jose, CA 95128; Time: 8:30 a.m. Units: 6. Call Code: 2 (night call optional) Director: Grace Yu, M.D. Other Faculty: Staff. Coord: Jena Eidschun (408-283-7767), 455 O¿Connor Drive, Ste 250, San Jose, CA 95128. (O'Connor Hospital)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 6 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

FAMMED 345E: Family Medicine Office Clerkship

Selective 1. Closed to visitors. Family medicine preceptorship with physicians in family practice, in a model family practice unit (other than O'Connor Hospital), located in urban, suburban, or rural areas. The preceptor may be in private practice or in a health care center. Special opportunities are available in Indian Health Service settings, especially in South Dakota and New Mexico. The experience includes health supervision and primary medical care. It may include minor surgery and obstetrics under the supervision of the preceptor. The focus is family-oriented ambulatory care with minimal hospital experience. Team functioning and home visits are desirable. Visits with other health professionals and to community resources are important parts of the clerkship. This clerkship requires prior approval by Clerkship Director. Prereq: Medicine 300A or Pediatrics 300A. Consent of coordinator 6 weeks before clerkship. Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for two or four weeks. Reporting Instructions: Call coordinator two to three months ahead, if possible, for arrangements. Time: TBA.Units: 3 or 6. Call Code: 0 Director: Erika Schillinger, M.D. Other Faculty: Stanford Family Practice Group. Coord: Kim Osborn (kosborn@stanford.edu) (Various)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 3-6 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

FAMMED 364E: Subinternship in Family Medicine

Selective 2. Closed to visitors.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 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 overnight call, supplemented by conferences and tutorials in family medicine topics. Special faculty interests include sports medicine, school health, HIV, and geriatrics. Emphasis is given to providing comprehensive, continuity family oriented care to patients of all ages from multiple ethnic groups in an inner city community hospital setting and physician offices. Students must register for this clerkship before May 1st of each year. After this date, students wishing to do this Sub-I must first contact the clerkship coordinator to set it up (to ensure there is room for the student in a given clerkship period) before registering. Students wishing to do this Sub-I are required to do a drug test. Prereq: Fammed 301A, 4th year students only. Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for four weeks. 1 student per period (one additional slot scheduled by Diep Nguyen at O¿Connor Hospital). Rotations are scheduled up to one year in advance on a first come, first serve basis. Reporting Instructions: Where: Program Office, 455 O¿Connor Drive, Ste 250, San Jose, CA 95128; Time: 8:30 a.m. Units: 6. Call Code: 2 (night call optional). Director: Grace Yu, M.D. Other Faculty: Staff Coord: Jena Eidschun (408-283-7767), 455 O¿Connor Drive, Ste 250, San Jose, CA 95128. (O¿Connor Hospital)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 6 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

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 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

FAMMED 398A: Clinical Elective in Family Medicine

Closed to visitors. 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. Prereq: MED 208 or INDE 206. Periods Avail: 1-12. Reporting Instructions: Where: TBA (designated faculty preceptor); Time: TBA Units: 1 to 12. Call Code: 0. Director: Amelia Sattler, M.D., Erika Schillinger, M.D. Other Faculty: Staff. Coord: Anthony Duong (650-723-7357) (SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-6 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

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 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
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