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

Online Courses

Upcoming Courses

Title Typesort descending Credit Event date
What’s New in Family Medicine – La Crosse 2019 Live 04/12/2019
21st Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona (October 25-28, 2018) Live
  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 20.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 20.00 Attendance
10/25/2018 to 10/28/2018
Minimally Disruptive Medicine 2018 Live 10/02/2018 to 10/03/2018
American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification Pre-Course Part 2 Self-Assessment Session (Optional) Live 10/08/2018
15th Annual Women’s Health Update 2019 Live 02/28/2019 to 03/02/2019
4th Annual SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist 2019 Live 04/25/2019 to 04/27/2019
“Childhood Illness” ABFM Knowledge-Assessment Module Live
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/08/2018
Pediatric Quality and Patient Safety Conference: Collaborating to Make Pediatric Health Care Safer in Minnesota Live 10/12/2018
18th Annual Nutrition and Wellness in Health and Disease 2018 Live
  • 14.50 ABIM
  • 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 18.50 Attendance
09/27/2018 to 09/28/2018
92nd Annual Clinical Reviews 2018 - October Live
  • 19.00 ABIM
  • 26.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 26.75 Attendance
10/22/2018 to 10/24/2018
Mayo Clinic 4th Annual Update on Infectious Diseases for Primary Care 2019 Live
  • 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 14.50 Attendance
01/19/2019 to 01/20/2019
An Overview of Perioperative Medicine 2018 Live
  • 25.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 25.00 Attendance
10/10/2018 to 10/13/2018
92nd Annual Clinical Reviews 2018 - November Live
  • 19.00 ABIM
  • 26.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 26.75 Attendance
11/05/2018 to 11/07/2018
Clinical Reviews 2019: 30th Annual Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Update Live 03/20/2019 to 03/23/2019
Mayo Clinic Pediatric Days 2018 Live
  • 26.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 14.75 AAP
  • 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.75 ANCC
  • 26.00 Attendance
10/07/2018 to 10/09/2018
Mayo Clinic OB/GYN Clinical and Surgical Updates: Staying Current and Ahead of the Curve Live
  • 27.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
02/03/2019 to 02/06/2019
22nd Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona (October 3-6, 2019) Live 10/03/2019 to 10/06/2019
Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations and Best Practice 2018 Live
  • 13.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 13.00 ANCC
10/25/2018 to 10/26/2018
Internal Medicine Recertification Course 2019 Live 03/11/2019 to 03/13/2019
22nd Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona (October 17-20, 2019) Live 10/17/2019 to 10/20/2019

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