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 Type Credit Event date
Tutorials in Diagnostic Radiology 2018 Live
  • 25.00 ABR
  • 25.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
01/14/2018 to 01/18/2018
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
Psychiatry in Medical Settings 2018 Live 01/25/2018 to 01/27/2018
ECG and Heart Rhythm: Basics and Beyond 2018 Live
  • 25.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
02/01/2018 to 02/04/2018
Advances in Breast Cancer Management 2018 Live
  • 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
02/09/2018 to 02/10/2018
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
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
Allied Health Program Live
  • 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
02/24/2018
Bedside Ultrasonography for the Nephrologist: Hands on Workshop Live
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
02/24/2018
CRRT: Hands on Workshop Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
02/24/2018
Population Health Conference 2018 Live
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Attendance
02/26/2018
14th Annual Women’s Health Update Live 03/01/2018 to 03/03/2018
Caring for the Dying and All Things Hospice 2018 Live
  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.75 Attendance
03/04/2018
Hands-On Injection Workshop 2018 Live
  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.75 Attendance
03/04/2018
Addiction Medicine for Primary Care Providers 2018 Live
  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.75 Attendance
03/04/2018
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
Principles of Pain Management and Palliative Care: Essential Tools for the Clinician 2018 - General Session Live
  • 25.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 25.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 25.25 Attendance
03/05/2018 to 03/09/2018
Updates in Family Medicine 2018 Live 03/08/2018 to 03/10/2018
Clinical Reviews 2018: 29th Annual Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Update Live 03/21/2018 to 03/24/2018
3rd Annual SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist 2018 Live 03/22/2018 to 03/24/2018

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