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
  • 22.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 18.75 ABIM
  • 26.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 26.50 Attendance
10/22/2018 to 10/24/2018
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
Health Behavior KSA - November 4 Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
11/04/2018
92nd Annual Clinical Reviews 2018 - November Live
  • 22.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 18.75 ABIM
  • 26.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 26.50 Attendance
11/05/2018 to 11/07/2018
Advances in Family Medicine - Albert Lea - 2019 Live
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 ANCC
  • 7.00 Attendance
02/08/2019
Primary Care Topics for Everyday Practice – Mankato 2019 Live 03/01/2019
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics - ALSO - Rochester - 2019 Live
  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.50 Attendance
03/15/2019
Clinical Reviews 2019: 30th Annual Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Update Live
  • 23.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 23.50 AOA
  • 23.50 Attendance
03/20/2019 to 03/23/2019
Updates in Family Medicine 2019 Live 03/21/2019 to 03/23/2019
ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA): Hypertension Live 03/22/2019
Board of Medicine Opioid Update (Mandatory Training for Relicensure) Live
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
03/22/2019
What’s New in Family Medicine – La Crosse 2019 Live 04/12/2019
4th Annual SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist 2019 Live
  • 15.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 15.50 ANCC
  • 15.50 Attendance
04/25/2019 to 04/27/2019
5th Annual Mayo Clinic Rheumatology Review for Primary Care 2019 Live
  • 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 15.75 ANCC
  • 15.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 15.75 Attendance
05/23/2019 to 05/25/2019
26th Annual Clinical Reviews and Primary Care Update 2019 Live 06/17/2019 to 06/21/2019
93rd Annual Clinical Reviews 2019 – October Live 10/28/2019 to 10/30/2019
93rd Annual Clinical Reviews 2019 – November Live 11/11/2019 to 11/13/2019