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 Type Credit Event date
Cerebrovascular Disease KSA - October 21 Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/21/2018
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
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
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
Frontiers in Addiction Treatment 2018 Live
  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.50 ANCC
  • 7.50 Attendance
11/02/2018
Health Behavior KSA - November 4 Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
11/04/2018
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
Geriatric Update for the Primary Care Provider 2018 Live
  • 7.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 7.50 ABIM
  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Attendance
11/08/2018
2019 Mayo Clinic Advancements in Surgical & Medical Management of the Spine Live 01/13/2019 to 01/17/2019
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
31st Annual Selected Topics in Internal Medicine 2019 Live 01/28/2019 to 02/01/2019
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
Advances in Family Medicine - Albert Lea - 2019 Live 02/08/2019
Live Webcast - Mayo Clinic Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology 2019 Live 02/08/2019 to 02/09/2019
Mayo Clinic Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology 2019 Live 02/08/2019 to 02/09/2019
Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2019 Live 02/21/2019 to 02/24/2019
Psychiatry Clinical Updates 2019 Live 02/26/2019 to 03/01/2019
15th Annual Women’s Health Update 2019 Live 02/28/2019 to 03/02/2019
3rd Annual Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Clinician 2019 Live
  • 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 18.25 ANCC
  • 18.25 AOA Category 2-A
  • 18.25 Attendance
03/01/2019 to 03/03/2019
Primary Care Topics for Everyday Practice – Mankato 2019 Live 03/01/2019

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