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Electives - Family Medicine
Family Medicine Research
Elective Number: 1412 (research)
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Fern Hauck
Coordinator: Wanda Hudson; McKim 3161; 924-1609
Duration: Maximum: 8 weeks, Minimum: 4 weeks
Available: All rotations - But availability based on Dr. Hauck's or designated faculty member's schedule, please contact Wanda Hudson for actual available times - Class of 2015; Rotations 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 - Class of 2016
Prerequisite: At least a month in advance, submit a Research Proposal (see how to schedule research electives)
Report to: Research attending
Time to Report: 8:30 am or as designated by research attending
Place to Report: McKim 3162
Typical day: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 2
Course Description: The overall goal of this elective is to introduce the student to the principles and practice of family medicine research. This research is clinical and epidemiological in focus, using a combination of quantitative and qualitative approaches. The student will have an opportunity to work with one primary attending during the rotation, to be determined in advance based on faculty availability and student interest in specific projects. Currently faculty are conducting research in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, infant care practices, prostate cancer in African Americans, the effect of comorbid disease on hospital mortality, the use of hand-held computers in clinical practice, and asthma care and risk factors. Specific knowledge, skills and attitudes are listed below. During an individual rotation, depending upon the project and the length, K/S/A may vary from student to student.
Knowledge: The student will:
Attitudes: The student will:
Skills: The student will learn or further develop the following skills: