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FAMP1650 Rural Medical Education Program

4 Credits                                                        

Elective Director: Dr. Carrie Roseamelia
Contact: [email protected]
Prerequisites: Internal Medicine
Maximum Number of Students: 25
Periods Offered: This course is not available in the elective lottery

Elective Description

This elective is suggested for students admitted to the College of Medicine through the Rural Medical Scholars Program and runs period G-J for Syracuse campus students, and Period G-I for Binghamton students. Students train in small town communities across NYS with local, board certified, clinical preceptors. An emphasis is placed on the continuous and comprehensive care of patients. Students develop skills in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of common ambulatory and secondary hospital problems of patients across the age spectrum. Students participate in office hours with small town, community-based preceptors, conduct inpatient rounds, laboratory work, night call, and case presentations.