CM - Fellowship Educational Objectives

The fellowship consists of 12 months of training and hands-on experience working in an integrative family medicine clinic. 



Educational Objectives
  1. Further develop a basic clinical knowledge of the diagnosis, treatment, and management of common chronic and acute illness, with a particular focus on the social determinants of health.
  2. Identify evidence-based health education and promotion approaches that are successful in underserved urban communities.
  3. Participate in team-based care in community health care settings.
  4. Identify and work with community resources for mental health and substance abuse care for patients.
  5. Identify and gain knowledge in the application of community resources for care for underserved populations.
  6. Explore models of care tailored to low-resource settings and the application of these to the future practice of medicine.
  7. Gain experience in the role of the physician in patient and community advocacy on a local, state, or national level.
  8. Build leadership skills which foster respect for and partnership with underserved communities.