Clerkship & Internship

Clerkship

Title: Family Medicine Outpatient Preceptorship
Available to: 3rd year medical students
Duration: 4 weeks

Description: During this rotation, the third year or senior student independently evaluates patients in the outpatient setting at the Family Health Center (FHC) and presents them to faculty members or senior residents that they are paired with. Educational opportunities also include participation in Outpatient Teaching Rounds, Morning Report and our Thursday Afternoon Teaching Conferences.

Students follow patients admitted to Baton Rouge General Medical Center’s Mid City and Bluebonnet campuses under the supervision of the senior resident and rotating family practice faculty member. Students attend and actively participate in Morning Report. They are also assigned two half-days each week to see patients at the FHC, precepted by a faculty member that they are paired with.

Expectations for Honors:

This candidate is expected to distinguish his or herself by completing a short term project during the block. Past projects have taken the form of a literature review and case presentation, a health promotion/disease prevention research topic, or a Quality Improvement/Practice Management project, for example, “The Care of Asthma Patients at the FHC.” Other project suggestions include writing patient education materials, videotaping a patient encounter or participating in a family counseling session.

Evaluation Process:

The rotation supervisor will conduct an end of the rotation feedback and evaluation session, which will include a review of the clerkship evaluation and forms that residents, faculty and outside preceptors have returned.

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Acting Internship/Sub-Internship

Title: Family Medicine Acting Internship
Available to: 4th year medical students only
Duration: 4 weeks

Description: During this rotation, the senior student independently evaluates inpatients at Baton Rouge General Medical Center and outpatients at the Family Health Center and presents them to faculty members or senior residents that they are paired with. The experience includes Morning Report, rounding with the hospital team, bi-weekly afternoon clinic sessions and weekly didactic conferences. Students will be placed on the call schedule as required by their institution or preference.

Expectations for Honors:

This candidate is expected to distinguish him/herself by completing a short term project during the block. Past projects have taken the form of a literature review and case presentation, a health promotion/disease prevention research topic, or a Quality Improvement/Practice Management project, for example, “The Care of Asthma Patients at the FHC.” Other project suggestions include writing patient education materials, videotaping a patient encounter or participating in a family counseling session.

Evaluation Process:

The rotation supervisor will conduct an end of the rotation feedback and evaluation session, which will include a review of the clerkship evaluation and forms that residents, faculty and outside preceptors have returned.

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