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Electives - Family Medicine
Outpatient Family Medicine at Stony Creek Family Medicine, Nellysford, VA
Elective Number: 1404 (arranged)
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Sean Reed
Coordinator: Wanda Hudson, McKim 3161 - (will arrange with rotation preceptor)
Duration: Maximum: 4 weeks; Minimum 2 weeks
Available: Rotations 3, 7, 8 & 9
Place to Report: Stoney Creek Family Medicine, Nellysford VA
Time to Report: 8:45 am
Typical Day: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm M-F. Involvement with inpatient service or deliveries on weekends.
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 1
Course Description: This rotation provides students with a supervised outpatient experience caring for patients in an academic family medicine clinic that delivers team-based care in the model of a patient centered medical home. Emphasis will be placed on caring for patients presenting with urgent medical problems, including acute illnesses, or exacerbations of chronic disease. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in educational conferences, ground rounds, and be expected to learn about the role of Information Mastery in medical care. The pace of learning and scope of patient care responsibilities expected of students are geared toward preparing students to assume the level of responsibility required of residents and as future practitioners.
Stoney Creek Family Medicine is located in Nelson County and serves a diverse
patient population. Previously designated a Health Professions Shortage Area,
Nelson County is a rural area with high rates of poverty and chronic disease.
The office provides treatment of acute and chronic illness, acute injuries,
preventative health, pre-natal/post partum care, pediatrics, and gynecological
Learning Objectives: Students completing the elective will be expected to: