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The Department of Family Medicine

Curriculum

Each year is broken up into 13 blocks, each block is 4 weeks

First-Year Requirements

UFP Clinic Time: 1-2 half days per week based on rotations.

13 BLOCKS TOTAL

*The ward rotations are held at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital

Second- and Third-Year Requirements

UFP Clinic Time: Average of 4-1/2 days per week based on rotations

PGY-2 and PGY-3 Family Medicine In-Patient Service - 6 blocks

26 BLOCKS TOTAL
(Longitudinal - PGY-2 and PGY-3 FM Practice Management)

Electives

Any required rotation may be repeated as an elective, or an elective rotation unique to the resident may be created following a discussion with the Program Director.

5 BLOCKS TOTAL

Didactics

Didactics are held daily every afternoon from 12pm to 1pm. Noon didactics cover a broad range of material over the course of the year. Lunch is provided at all noon didactics. At least once a month, skill labs are held to practice procedure. Grand Rounds are held monthly and residents or faculty present their own research or specific topics are discussed. Residents are given opportunities to attend other Grand Rounds held by other residency/fellowship programs. Morning report is held by the inpatient team each day.


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