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

Titlesort descending Type Credit Event date
14th Annual Women’s Health Update Live 03/01/2018 to 03/03/2018
15th Annual Women’s Health Update 2019 Live 02/28/2019 to 03/02/2019
16th Annual Mayo Clinic Update in Nephrology and Transplantation 2018 Live
  • 20.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
02/23/2018 to 02/24/2018
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
18th Annual Nutrition and Wellness in Health and Disease 2018 Live 09/27/2018 to 09/28/2018
1st Annual Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Summit: Care for the Athlete 2018 Live 04/06/2018 to 04/07/2018
2019 Mayo Clinic Spine Course: Caring for the Aging Spine Live 01/20/2019 to 01/24/2019
21st Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona (October 11-14, 2018) Live 10/11/2018 to 10/14/2018
21st Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona (October 25-28, 2018) Live 10/25/2018 to 10/28/2018
25th Annual Clinical Reviews and Primary Care Update 2018 Live 06/18/2018 to 06/22/2018
2nd Annual Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Clinician 2018 Live
  • 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.75 AOA
  • 17.75 Attendance
02/23/2018 to 02/25/2018
31st Annual Selected Topics in Internal Medicine 2019 Live 01/28/2019 to 02/01/2020
3rd Annual SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist 2018 Live 03/22/2018 to 03/24/2018
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
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
7th Annual Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review 2018 Live 06/20/2018 to 06/23/2018
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
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
ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment: Asthma Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/22/2017
ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment: Geriatrics Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
11/05/2017

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