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
Cardiology Update: The Heart of the Matter 2018 Live 08/02/2018 to 08/05/2018
Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care: Approaches that Work 2018 Live 08/17/2018 to 08/18/2018
18th Annual Nutrition and Wellness in Health and Disease 2018 Live 09/27/2018 to 09/28/2018
Minimally Disruptive Medicine 2018 Live 10/02/2018 to 10/03/2018
Principles in the Care of Transgender and Intersex Patients 2018 Live 10/04/2018 to 10/06/2018
Pediatric Days 2018 Live 10/07/2018 to 10/09/2018
An Overview of Perioperative Medicine 2018 Live 10/10/2018 to 10/13/2018
21st Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona (October 11-14, 2018) Live 10/11/2018 to 10/14/2018
92nd Annual Clinical Reviews 2018 - October Live 10/22/2018 to 10/24/2018
21st Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona (October 25-28, 2018) Live 10/25/2018 to 10/28/2018
Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations and Best Practice 2018 Live
  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 13.00 ANCC
10/25/2018 to 10/26/2018
Frontiers in Addiction Treatment 2018 Live 11/02/2018
92nd Annual Clinical Reviews 2018 - November Live 11/05/2018 to 11/07/2018
Geriatric Update for the Primary Care Provider 2018 Live 11/08/2018
2019 Mayo Clinic Spine Course: Surgical & Medical Management of the Aging Spine Live 01/13/2019 to 01/17/2019
31st Annual Selected Topics in Internal Medicine 2019 Live 01/28/2019 to 02/01/2019
Obstetrics & Gynecology Clinical and Surgical Updates 2019 Live 02/03/2019 to 02/05/2019
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
4th Annual SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist 2019 Live 04/25/2019 to 04/27/2019

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