Year One Family Medicine Observership Week

Students will receive a listserv message through the Registrar’s office for details to sign up.

The Family Medicine Observership Week

  • Elective open to first year medical students
  • Family Medicine guest speakers in areas such as emergency medicine, obstetrics, women's health, global health, palliative care and more
  • Students talk with family doctors in an intimate and informal setting
  • Three half-days of clinical shadowing lets students brush up on their ASCM skills
  • A clinical skills workshop features opportunities to practice suturing, pelvic exams, injections, breast exams and other procedures under the direction of physicians/residents
  • A day-long rural experience
  • For more information contact the DFCM Undergraduate Program at

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