Department of Family and Community Medicine

Didactic

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Key Curriculum Components

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There are several key components of our curriculum that begin in the intern year and carry forward until graduation.

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Geriatrics Nursing Home Visits

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Beginning in the second year of residency, held at St. Dominic’s Nursing Home. Residents will participate in bedside rounds with Dr. Julia Reyser and see and write notes on 1-2 patients once a month (depending on the rotation).

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Home Visits

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Beginning in the second year of residency, each resident will complete a total of six home visits prior to graduation; this is in addition to the home visits residents do with the Geriatrics attendings.

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CORE Lectures

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Didactics held each Thursday afternoon at Ben Taub Hospital cover a wide array of topics to include: key lectures in diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions, behavioral health, practice management, billing & coding, sports medicine, inpatient medicine topics and cases, hospital care conference and more.

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Journal Club

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Embedded into CORE lectures; third Thursday of each month from 5-6 p.m., given by a rotation of residents.

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Grand Rounds

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Organized by the department chair and held at the Kirby Clinic the second Tuesday of each month from 6-7 p.m.