Student Electives

Electives

Ambulatory Care
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

  • Experience outpatient medicine.
  • Understand the importance of outpatient care.
  • 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.


For housing, contact Krista Boardman at:
SIU Center for Family Medicine | Carbondale

305 W Oak St,
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 536-0226
kboardman84@siumed.edu

Student to contact Andy Yochum, D.O., one month before beginning elective at:
SIU Center for Family Medicine | Carbondale

305 W Oak St,​
Carbondale, IL 62901 
(618) 536-0226