Family medicine physicians provide ongoing primary care and comprehensive medical evaluations for patients of all ages. Diagnostic and surgical procedures performed in the Family Medicine specialty may include:

  • Acute care for short-term illness
  • Annual health evaluations
  • Biopsy and excision of skin lesions
  • Flu shots, allergy injections and immunizations
  • Incision and drainage of abscesses
  • Intrauterine device (IUD) placement and removal
  • Joint injections
  • Lab services
  • Newborn and well-child care
  • Norplant placement and removal
  • Obstetrics, including prenatal care, delivery and postpartum care
  • Ongoing care of chronic problems
  • Palliative care
  • Physical exams for sports, school and summer camp
  • Preventive care, health screening and physical exams for individuals of all ages
  • Routine care for women, including Pap smears, pelvic and breast exams
  • Special procedures such as flexible sigmoidoscopy, colposcopy, minor surgery (including vasectomy and circumcision), and exercise treadmill testing
  • Treatment of complex and long-term medical conditions including diabetes and high blood pressure
  • Treatment of minor injuries such as lacerations, as well as casting and splinting sprains and broken bones
  • X-ray, Mammography, Bone Densitometry

Upcoming Courses

Title Type Credit Event date
Pre-Course ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment – Health Behavior Module 2017 Live
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
09/24/2017
17th Annual Nutrition and Wellness in Health and Disease 2017 Live
  • 13.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 14.25 ABIM
  • 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
09/25/2017 to 09/26/2017
Diabetes Intensive Training - October 2 - December 22, 2017 Live
  • 32.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/02/2017 to 12/22/2017
Mayo Clinic Pediatric Days 2017 Live
  • 14.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 14.00 AAP
  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/08/2017 to 10/10/2017
American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification - Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Gastroenterology 2017 Live
  • 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/08/2017
Hot Topics in Family Medicine 2017 Live
  • 7.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/13/2017
Mayo Clinic Healthy Living: Physician Wellness at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC 2017 Live
  • 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/21/2017
ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment: Asthma Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/22/2017
91st Annual Clinical Reviews 2017 - October Live
  • 22.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 18.75 ABIM
  • 26.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/23/2017 to 10/25/2017
Minimally Disruptive Medicine: Effective Care that Fits 2017 Live
  • 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/23/2017 to 10/24/2017
An Overview of Perioperative Medicine 2017 Live
  • 25.75 AAFP Prescribed
  • 25.75 ABIM
  • 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 25.75 Attendance
10/25/2017 to 10/28/2017
Optimizing Provider Potential: Beating Burnout 2017 Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Attendance
10/26/2017
Frontiers in Addiction Treatment 2017 Live
  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.75 SWKR
11/03/2017
ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment: Geriatrics Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
11/05/2017
91st Annual Clinical Reviews 2017 - November Live
  • 22.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 18.75 ABIM
  • 26.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
11/06/2017 to 11/08/2017
Geriatric Update for the Primary Care Provider 2017 Live
  • 7.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
11/09/2017
Updates in Integrative Medicine and Health 2017 Live 11/09/2017 to 11/11/2017
OB/GYN Clinical Reviews 2017 Live
  • 15.00 ACOG
  • 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
11/16/2017 to 11/17/2017
5th Annual Mayo Clinic Esophageal Diseases Course 2017 Live
  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 15.00 AOA
12/01/2017 to 12/02/2017
Wellness Coach Training January 5 – April 1, 2018 Live 01/05/2018 to 04/01/2018

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