FCM661SM.01 (Reno)
Family Medicine Scholar

Office of Medical Education

Please contact the Department of Family and Community Medicine to verify elective availability.

Goals/Objectives

  • Need to be added

Description of Rotation

The Family Medicine Scholar is a 4th year medical student with a career interest in Family Medicine. The main purpose of the rotation is to develop leadership and teaching skills in an academic family medicine setting. Family Medicine Scholars will interact with third-year medical students during the family medicine clerkship, such as involvement with community outreach activities and supplemental instruction sessions. There will also be opportunities to work with the Nevada Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians. This rotation is expected to encompass the entire academic year, mostly involving afternoons that are scheduled in advance.

References/Materials

Shields, HM. A Medical Teacher's Manual for Success: Five Simple Steps. JHU Press, 2010.

Evaluation Method

The standard clerkship evaluation forms will be utilized by the instructor and student.

Grade

  • Honors: An exceptional performance which exceeds all course objectives
  • High Pass: A performance which exceeds most course objectives
  • Pass: A performance which meets the course objectives
  • Fail: A performance which does not meet the course objectives

Special Notes

Can be applied toward Scholarly Concentration in Family Medicine.

An accepted application is required prior to enrolling in this rotation. Please contact the preceptor for additional information.