Health Sciences
2012-2013 University Calendar

7 Faculty of Medicine : 7.5 Departments and Units in the Faculty of Medicine : 7.5.11 Family Medicine

This Department contributes to the multidisciplinary curriculum components of Basis of Medicine, Introduction to Clinical Medicine, and Clerkship. In addition, see the Elective Program for elective opportunities.
FMED 301 Family Medicine - ICM.
(1) (Restriction: Good standing in the M.D.,C.M. Program.) Introduction to the principles of family medicine and patient-centered care, to the role of the family physician in our health care system, and to the diagnosis and management of common medical problems seen in an office setting.
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FMED 405 Family Medicine - Core Clerkships.
(8) (Restriction: Must be in good standing in M.D.,C.M. Program.) Principles of family medicine in a rural and/or urban clinical setting.
This eight-week core rotation provides an opportunity for the student to become acquainted with the discipline of family medicine. During this rotation, the student is expected to learn the principles of family medicine while working in an ambulatory care setting. The student will join a primary care team and will participate in clinical decision-making and management.
The clerkship may be done in the following ways:
1. Maximum: a four-week rotation in an urban site at a McGill-affiliated site or a non-McGill site (Urban Special).
2. Minimum: a four-week rotation must be spent in a rural site. This site can be a McGill-affiliated site or a non-McGill site (Rural Special). If applicable, the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs will provide a stipend to students for travel and lodging costs for the majority of Quebec sites.
3. All requests to non-McGill sites (Urban/Rural Special) must be submitted to the family medicine course coordinator three months prior to the rotation.
Information on the compulsory Pre-departure Orientation will be made available to students.

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