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 Typesort descending Credit Event date
OB/GYN Clinical Reviews 2017 Live
  • 15.00 ACOG
  • 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
11/16/2017 to 11/17/2017
3rd Annual Update on Infectious Disease for Primary Care and Hospital Medicine Live
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
01/20/2018 to 01/21/2018
25th Annual Clinical Reviews and Primary Care Update 2018 Live 06/18/2018 to 06/22/2018
3rd Annual SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist 2018 Live 03/22/2018 to 03/24/2018
21st Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona (October 11-14, 2018) Live 10/11/2018 to 10/14/2018
Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations and Best Practice 2018 Live 10/25/2018 to 10/27/2018
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
21st Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona (October 25-28, 2018) Live 10/25/2018 to 10/28/2018
Mayo Clinic Summer Pediatric Review 2018 Live 06/03/2018 to 06/05/2018
Principles of Pain Management and Palliative Care: Essential Tools for the Clinician 2018 Live
  • 25.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 31.75 Attendance
03/05/2018 to 03/09/2018
Optimizing Provider Potential: Beating Burnout 2017 Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Attendance
10/26/2017
Wellness Coach Training January 5 – April 1, 2018 Live 01/05/2018 to 04/01/2018
Pre-Course ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment – Health Behavior Module 2017 Live
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
09/24/2017
15th Annual Women’s Health Update 2019 Live 02/28/2019 to 03/02/2019
ECG and Heart Rhythm: Basics and Beyond 2018 Live
  • 25.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
02/01/2018 to 02/04/2018
Cardiology Update: The Heart of the Matter 2018 Live 08/02/2018 to 08/05/2018
14th Annual Women’s Health Update Live 03/01/2018 to 03/03/2018
Population Health Conference 2018 Live
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Attendance
02/26/2018
Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care: Approaches that Work 2018 Live 08/17/2018 to 08/18/2018
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

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