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
25th Annual Clinical Reviews and Primary Care Update 2018 Live
  • 31.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 31.25 AOA
  • 31.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 31.25 Attendance
06/18/2018 to 06/22/2018
7th Annual Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review 2018 Live
  • 30.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 29.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 29.75 Attendance
06/20/2018 to 06/23/2018
Neurology in Clinical Practice 2018 Live
  • 8.00 ABPN
  • 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 19.75 Attendance
07/19/2018 to 07/21/2018
Clinical Updates in Allergy and Immunology 2018 Live
  • 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.25 Attendance
07/27/2018 to 07/29/2018
Cardiology Update: The Heart of the Matter 2018 Live
  • 22.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 22.50 ANCC
  • 22.50 AOA Category 2-A
08/02/2018 to 08/05/2018
ABIM & ABFM Sessions Live
  • 4.75 ABIM
  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.75 Attendance
08/05/2018
ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment: Coronary Artery Disease KSA Live
  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.75 Attendance
08/05/2018
ABIM MOC – General Cardiology Live
  • 4.75 ABIM
  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.75 Attendance
08/05/2018
Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care: Approaches that Work 2018 Live
  • 12.75 AAFP Prescribed
  • 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 13.50 ANCC
  • 13.50 APA
  • 13.50 Attendance
08/17/2018 to 08/18/2018
18th Annual Nutrition and Wellness in Health and Disease 2018 Live
  • 14.50 ABIM
  • 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 18.50 Attendance
09/27/2018 to 09/28/2018
Post-Course Session: ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment - Health Behavior Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Attendance
09/29/2018
Minimally Disruptive Medicine 2018 Live 10/02/2018 to 10/03/2018
Principles in the Care of Transgender and Intersex Patients 2018 Live
  • 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 18.00 ANCC
  • 18.00 APA
  • 18.00 Attendance
10/04/2018 to 10/06/2018
Mayo Clinic Pediatric Days 2018 Live
  • 26.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 14.75 AAP
  • 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.75 ANCC
  • 26.00 Attendance
10/07/2018 to 10/09/2018
American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification Pre-Course Part 2 Self-Assessment Session (Optional) Live 10/08/2018
“Childhood Illness” ABFM Knowledge-Assessment Module Live
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/08/2018
An Overview of Perioperative Medicine 2018 Live
  • 25.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 25.00 Attendance
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
Hot Topics in Family Medicine 2018 Live 10/11/2018
Pediatric Quality and Patient Safety Conference: Collaborating to Make Pediatric Health Care Safer in Minnesota Live 10/12/2018

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