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PCMH: Concept & Practice

FMMD 8020


 

Time Requirements: 2 weeks

Required Form:  FM Electives - Course Work Away Form

Course Requirements:
Elective only offered Session 39 & 40. Prior approval by the Course Director or coordinator needed.

Course Description
During this 2-week elective, students will learn, in depth, the elements of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model. Students will study the evidence behind this comprehensive model which will revolutionize primary care of the 21st century. Students will learn about the main principles of the PCMH through structured didactics and team meetings focusing on practice re-design at both community clinics and at Family Medicine Residency training clinics. In addition, students will work with community family physicians in clinical placements at PCMH-certified medical offices where students will experience the PCMH model in action.