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 Course(s)
Inpatient Hyperglycemia and Diabetes Mellitus: Management from Admission to Discharge - Online

Upcoming Courses

Title Type Credit Event date
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™
  • 25.50 AOA
  • 31.75 Attendance
03/05/2018 to 03/09/2018
ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment: Coronary Artery Disease, March 7, 2018 Live
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
03/07/2018
Updates in Family Medicine 2018 Live
  • 17.00 ABIM
  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.00 AOA
03/08/2018 to 03/10/2018
Clinical Reviews 2018: 29th Annual Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Update Live
  • 22.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 22.00 AOA
  • 22.00 Attendance
03/21/2018 to 03/24/2018
3rd Annual SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist 2018 Live
  • 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
03/22/2018 to 03/24/2018
1st Annual Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Summit: Care for the Athlete Live 04/06/2018 to 04/07/2018
Wellness Coach Training April 6 - July 1, 2018 Live 04/06/2018 to 07/01/2018
Mayo Clinic Summer Pediatric Review 2018 Live
  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
06/03/2018 to 06/05/2018
American Board of Family Medicine Maintenance of Certification Live
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
06/03/2018
American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification Pre-Course Part 2 Self-Assessment Session (Optional) Live
  • 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
06/03/2018
25th Annual Clinical Reviews and Primary Care Update 2018 Live 06/18/2018 to 06/22/2018
7th Annual Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review 2018 Live 06/20/2018 to 06/23/2018
Neurology in Clinical Practice 2018 Live 07/19/2018 to 07/21/2018
Clinical Updates in Allergy and Immunology 2018 Live 07/27/2018 to 07/29/2018
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
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

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