College of Medicine MD Curriculum

Ambulatory Family Medicine Mercy health

Title of Clerkship: Ambulatory Family Medicine

Elective Type: Fourth Year Elective

Department: Family Medicine

Clerkship Site: Mercy Health – St. Luke’s Family Medicine Residency Program

Course Number: FMMD 714

Blocks available: 1

Number of students per block: 1

Faculty: Megan Cranor, DO; John Hanna, MD; Suchitra Nair, MD; Anna Nelson, MD; David Oram, MD; Chris Zona, MD

Elective Description/Requirements: The Department of Family Medicine offers a four-week ambulatory experience. The students will work with Mercy faculty members at one, or more, ambulatory clinical sites

Length of Clerkship: 4 weeks

Educational Course Objectives and Links to EPOs:

  1. The students will interview and exmine patients with complaints relating to the full spectrum of ambulatory Family Medicine.(EPOs: MK-4, MK-6, PC-1, PC-6)
  2. Students will demonstrate and discuss how Family Medicine can be adapted to the interests and talents of individual physcians (EPOs: MK2-, MK-3, IPBL-1)
  3. Students will demonstrate physical diagnosis techniques and therapeutic program planning. (EPOs: PC-1, PC-7, IPC-1)
  4. Students will demonstrate communication skills to facilitate an ongoing partnernship with patients, their families, other health professionals, and within the community. (EPOs: PC-4, PC-9, PB-1, IPC-1, SBP-1)

Professionalism: UT/COM students will meet or exceed the institutional standards for professionalism as stated in the current Educational Program Objectives and the current Educational Course Objectives for the Sponsoring Department.
Instructional Methods:

  1. Ambulatory care experiences
  2. Resident program/department conferences

Evaluation methods employed

  1. Faculty/resident observation and assessment of clinical skills

Clerkship Director: Rameez Bhatti, MD  

Clerkship Coordinator: Lindsey Brillhart
Phone Number: 419.383.5557

Special Requirements: None

ECC Approved
January 2024

Last Updated: 6/12/24