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
ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment: Asthma Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/22/2017
91st Annual Clinical Reviews 2017 - October Live
  • 22.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 18.75 ABIM
  • 26.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/23/2017 to 10/25/2017
Minimally Disruptive Medicine: Effective Care that Fits 2017 Live
  • 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/23/2017 to 10/24/2017
An Overview of Perioperative Medicine 2017 Live
  • 25.75 AAFP Prescribed
  • 25.75 ABIM
  • 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 25.75 Attendance
10/25/2017 to 10/28/2017
Optimizing Provider Potential: Beating Burnout 2017 Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Attendance
10/26/2017
Frontiers in Addiction Treatment 2017 Live
  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.75 SWKR
11/03/2017
ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment: Geriatrics Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
11/05/2017
91st Annual Clinical Reviews 2017 - November Live
  • 22.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 18.75 ABIM
  • 26.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
11/06/2017 to 11/08/2017
Geriatric Update for the Primary Care Provider 2017 Live
  • 7.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
11/09/2017
Updates in Integrative Medicine and Health 2017 Live 11/09/2017 to 11/11/2017
OB/GYN Clinical Reviews 2017 Live
  • 15.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 15.00 ACOG
  • 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
11/16/2017 to 11/17/2017
5th Annual Mayo Clinic Esophageal Diseases Course 2017 Live
  • 15.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 15.00 AOA
12/01/2017 to 12/02/2017
Wellness Coach Training January 5 – April 1, 2018 Live 01/05/2018 to 04/01/2018
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
  • 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 18.00 APA
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

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