Family Medicine – Global Health

Curriculum

Fellowship Core Responsibilities –  4 essentials to the program
Clinical:
Clinical practice at Rural hospitals:  Emergency medicine or Hospitalist practice
96 hours per month for 9 months per year.
 
Teaching:
Clinical instructor in the Department of Family Medicine
1 half day per week of clinic attending at PH/USC Family Medicine Center
3 weeks of attending on Family Medicine inpatient service
16 half days of attending in the Family Medicine Travel Clinic
 
Didactics:
Formal training in Public Health
MPH through the Arnold School of Public Health
 
Fellowship Didactics at 7am on Tuesday mornings
Journal Club 
Core Curriculum:
 
International service/research project
The two year program will be invested at a specific international partner site
PGY- 4 year,  August:   1-2 week initial visit to evaluate the partner site and collaboratively plan a feasible research and service program
PGY-4 year, January – March:  3 month stay at international site for initial evaluation and detailed planning for implementation of research/service program
PGY-5 year, August – October:  3 month stay at international site for implementation of research/service program. 
PGY-5 year, February :  Evaluation of effects of intervention. 
 
 
Elective Opportunities – May pursue one or two as time permits:
Longitudinal HIV clinic
Point of Care Ultrasound
Refugee Clinic
Prenatal care among the Latina population
Other potential options that could be explored: Maternity Care, Medical Student Education, Simulation, Interprofessional Education, Dental, Endoscopy, Trauma