OHSU

Teaching Opportunities

For Community Family Physicians

 

MEDICAL STUDENT TEACHING


Summer Observership

  • Prior to even starting medical school, incoming first year students spend one week living in the home of a rural family physician and observing office practice for an indepth exposure to medical care and the lifestyle of the profession.
  • Involves approximately 40 family physicians throughout the state for one week in early August.
For more information please contact:

 Peggy O'Neill, Director

OHSU Family Medicine-FM

3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road

Portland, OR 97239-3098

Phone: (503) 494-5323

 

Rural Family Medicine Experience

  • One to two week experience during the summer between a student's first and second years.
For more information please contact:

Peggy O'Neill, Director

OHSU Family Medicine-FM
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Phone: (503) 494-5323


Principles of Clinical Medicine (Years 1 & 2)

  • Two year longitudinal integrative curriculum with weekly seminars and clinical experiences.
  • Requires approximately 200 preceptors from the greater metropolitan area for weekly half-day experiences and 66 volunteer faculty members per term to facilitate small group experiences.
  • Continuity Preceptor: 1 Monday-Friday afternoon clinic per week.
  • Small Group Facilitator: 2 hours per week at OHSU for approximately 10 weeks.
  • Patient Exam Tutor: 2 hours per week at OHSU for approximately 10 weeks.
For more information please contact:

Ryan Palmer, PCM Administrative Director

OHSU Family Medicine - FM
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Phone: (503) 494-5121
 
Andi Jarone, PCM Preceptorship Coordinator
OHSU Family Medicine - FM
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Phone: (503) 494-6617
 


Family Medicine Clerkship (Year 3)

  • Required third-year rotation involving Portland area practices in which the principles and skills of family physicians are taught.
  • Involves over 25 preceptors at 15 practice locations. Preceptors commit to five-week blocks, with students in clinic eight-half days per week.
  • Patient Management Rounds: 3 hours per session; 4 sessions per each five-week rotation (no session during second week of rotation).
  • Didactic Interactive Seminars: One or two 1.5-hour sessions per day
  • Objective Structured Clinical Exams (OSCEs): 1 afternoon, 1-5 p.m. Volunteer community faculty invited to serve as faculty evaluators.
For more information please contact:

Marti Mendenhall, Coordinator

OHSU Family Medicine - FM
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Phone: (503) 494-5715
 


Rural Community Health Clerkship (Year 3)

  • Required third-year rotation involving rural community physicians from family medicine, internal medicine, and pediatrics. Students are exposed to community-oriented primary care and to role models for rural health care.
  • Involves almost 50 preceptors at 20 sites. Preceptors commit to orchestrating a five-week block of time which includes inpatient and outpatient experiences as well as introduction to community issues.
For more information please contact:

Lisa Dodson, M.D.

OHSU Family Medicine - FM
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Phone: (503) 494-3986
 


Rural Family Medicine Elective (Year 4)

  • The goal of the rural elective is to provide an opportunity for OHSU students to participate in the total experience of private practice with family physicians in various communities in Oregon. This experience is expected to provide students with information that is helpful in making decisions relative to their future careers in medicine.
  • Three - four week experience with preceptor, which allows student to integrate themselves into the practice and experience the full breath of family medicine.
For more information please contact:

Lisa Dodson, M.D.

OHSU Family Medicine - FM
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Phone: (503) 494-3986
 

RESIDENT TEACHING


Residency Elective

  • Residents have elective time available in the second and third year and may choose to schedule an elective with a practicing physician.
  • Volunteer faculty physicians may choose to list their practice as an elective choice for residents.
For more information please contact:

Heather Sturgill, Coordinator

OHSU Family Medicine - FM
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Phone: (503) 494-7592