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
18th Annual Nutrition and Wellness in Health and Disease 2018 Live
  • 12.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 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
  • 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 13.50 Attendance
10/02/2018 to 10/03/2018
Principles in the Care of Transgender and Intersex Patients 2018 Live
  • 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 19.00 ANCC
  • 19.00 APA
  • 19.00 Attendance
10/04/2018 to 10/06/2018
Mayo Clinic Pediatric Days 2018 Live
  • 24.75 AAFP Prescribed
  • 14.25 AAP
  • 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 18.25 ANCC
  • 18.25 Attendance
10/07/2018 to 10/09/2018
American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification Pre-Course Part 2 Self-Assessment Session Live
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Attendance
10/07/2018
“Childhood Illness” ABFM Knowledge-Assessment Module Live
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Attendance
10/07/2018
An Overview of Perioperative Medicine 2018 Live
  • 25.00 ABIM
  • 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
  • 20.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 20.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 20.00 Attendance
10/11/2018 to 10/14/2018
Hot Topics in Family Medicine 2018 Live
  • 7.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Attendance
10/11/2018
Pediatric Quality and Patient Safety Conference: Collaborating to Make Pediatric Health Care Safer in Minnesota Live
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.25 Attendance
10/12/2018
Lumbar Spine Care Symposium 2018 Live
  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.75 Attendance
10/19/2018
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
  • 19.00 ABIM
  • 26.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 26.50 Attendance
10/22/2018 to 10/24/2018
21st Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona (October 25-28, 2018) Live
  • 20.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 20.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 20.00 Attendance
10/25/2018 to 10/28/2018
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
Frontiers in Addiction Treatment 2018 Live
  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.50 ANCC
  • 7.50 Attendance
  • 7.50 LADC
  • 7.50 SWKR
11/02/2018
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
  • 19.00 ABIM
  • 26.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 26.50 Attendance
11/05/2018 to 11/07/2018
Geriatric Update for the Primary Care Provider 2018 Live
  • 7.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 7.50 ABIM
  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Attendance
11/08/2018

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