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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Family & Community Medicine
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Curriculum

Components

Residents will:

  • Learn directly from attending physicians in inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Attend weekly conferences that cover the broad range of topics that encompass full-spectrum family medicine
  • Learn multiple outpatient procedures in didactic sessions and hands-on procedure clinics
  • Participate in hospital and clinic grand rounds, journal club and M&M conferences
  • Participate in longitudinal rotations, including complexity care, scholarship, community medicine and professionalism 

By Year

First Year

Orientation (Erie Family Health Center)

One Block

Emergency Medicine (Northwestern)

One Block

Family Medicine Service with Night Float (Swedish Covenant)

Three Blocks

Maternal Child Health (Swedish Covenant)

Two Blocks

Pediatrics Inpatient (Lurie Children's)

One Block

Pediatrics Outpatient (Lurie Children's)

One Block

Elective (Integrative Medicine, Spanish Immersion or ICU/IMCU)

One Block

Orthopedics (Northwestern & other sites)

One Block

Geriatrics (Oak Street Health)

One Block

Erie Outpatient (Erie Family Health Center) 

One Block

 

Second Year

Family Medicine Service with Night Float (Swedish Covenant)

Three Blocks

Maternal Child Health (Swedish Covenant) One Block
Neonatology (Swedish Covenant) One Block
Pediatric Emergency (Lurie Children's) One Block

Gynecology (Erie Family Health Center)

One Block

Research

One Block

Obesity (Northwestern) One Block
Behavioral Health (Erie Family Health Center & participating partners) One Block
Cardiology (Northwestern) One Block
Electives Two Blocks

 

Third Year
Emergency Medicine (Swedish Covenant) One Block
Family Medicine Service (Swedish Covenant) Two Blocks

Maternal Child Health (Swedish Covenant)

One Block

Adolescent Medicine (Erie School Clinics)

One Block

Chief Resident & Practice Management (Erie Family Health Center)

Three Blocks

Medicine Elective

One Block

Sports Medicine (Northwestern)

One Block

Surgery (Swedish Covenant)

One Block

Electives

Two Blocks

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