SIU Family Medicine Residency Program SIU Family Medicine Residency Program
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dually accredited
The Family Medicine Residency Program is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the American Medical Association (AMA), and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
 

student electives

SIU Family Practice Center

Ambulatory Care
Description: Student will see patients at Family Medicine Center in Carbondale and at one of the satellite clinics nine half-days per week. Other time will be spent in conference or in individually designed activities including home visits, nursing home visits, special clinics, etc.

Objectives:

  1. Experience outpatient medicine.
  2. Understand the importance of outpatient care.
  3. Develop skills in outpatient problem management as performed by a physician and ancillary staff.

Evaluation: Completed through observation of and discussion with the student on an ongoing basis, and an evaluation with the attending physician at the end of the rotation.

Prerequisites:
" Successful completion of all third-year clerkships
" Student to contact Dr. Scott at least ONE WEEK before beginning elective

Enrollment: Maximum number of students - one per experience

Schedule: Two (2) or four (4) weeks; full-time

Credit Hours: 2.0 - 4.0 clinical credits awarded


Family Medicine Subinternship
Description: Student will serve as a subintern at the Family Medicine Center. The student will do admission H&P's and follow patients in the hospital. The student will see patients in the Family Medicine Center five (5) half-days per week. The student will take call one evening per week with one of the Family Medicine residents, and will be available (on call at home) for deliveries during the week.

Objectives:

  1. Experience the full range of family medicine in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  2. Develop skills in outpatient problem management.
  3. Increase skills in diagnosis and management of inpatient problems.
  4. Develop skills in outpatient and inpatient procedures, such as laceration repair, colposcopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, etc.

Evaluation: Evaluation will be done through observation of and discussion with the student on an ongoing basis, with one case presentation at chart rounds during the month, and an evaluation with the attending physician at the end of the rotation.

Prerequisites:
" Successful completion of all clerkships
" Student to contact Dr. Scott at least ONE WEEK before beginning elective

Enrollment: Maximum number of students - one per experience

Schedule: Two (2) or four (4) weeks; full-time
(Monday through Sunday)

Credit Hours: 2.0 - 4.0 clinical credits awarded

For housing, contact Leigh Ann Keyser at:
Carbondale Family Medicine Center
305 West Jackson, Suite 200
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 536-6621 ext. 222
lkeyser@siumed.edu

Student to contact Sara Malone, M.D., one week before beginning elective at:
Carbondale Family Medicine Center
305 West Jackson, Suite 200
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 536-6621 ext. 250


Click here to go to the AAMC VSAS site for applying to the program.