Research Family Medicine Residency Program

Medical Student Elective Rotation

Revised 10/19/17

 

General Information

We are pleased that you are interested in the Family Medicine rotation at Research Family Medicine Residency Program. You will find this to be a student friendly environment. This is a one month combined outpatient and inpatient rotation for third through sixth year medical students, preferably with a career interest in Family Medicine.

 

On your first day, you will meet with the Medical Student Coordinator, Tracey Krueger, for a brief orientation held at 6675 Holmes Rd, KC, MOon the Brookside Campus in Suite 450 to review your schedule and tour the clinic. Your schedule will include outpatient clinic time at the Goppert-Trinity Family Care Clinic located at 6675 Holmes Rd, in suite 360, KC, MO.and on the inpatient service (typically including a week of Night Float) at Research Medical Center at 2316 E. Meyer Blvd, KC, MO.  

 

Family Medicine Medical Student Rotation

 

3rd and 5thYr Medical Students

 

Outpatient Experience (2 Weeks)

TheGoppert-Trinity Clinic hours for students are 8:15-5:00pmMon, Wed.,Thurs. & 9:00-4:30 Tues. &Friday.

Students generally see patients on their own, present them, and then the patient must be seen by a resident or faculty.  Occasionally you will “shadow” the supervisory physician depending on the situation.  Notes are done by the supervisor and students.Definitely attend Outpt Longitudinal one day per week from 1:00-1:30Tuesday-Thurs in the clinic conference room.This short “lecture” is given by the faculty supervising the interns on their team.  Students will also attend our weekly Friday, 8:00am lectures.

 

Inpatient Experience

Research Medical Center is located at 2316 E. Meyer Blvd., about a half a mile from the clinic. You will have one week on days and one week on night float.  You will work closely with the Resident in Charge (RIC), of the Family Medicine service. You should check in with him/her each morning at 7:00am in the 7th floor residency lounge. The RIC will assign you to specific patients who you will follow along with an additional resident, either R1, R2, or R3. You will be expected to present new cases and give daily updates on your assigned hospital patients, typically 2 continuity patients. A usual schedule would be arrival at the hospital at approximately 7:00am for morning check out and time to see the patients assigned to you. Longitudinal orientation (didactics) occur from 9:15-9:45am, T-F, and are held in the 7th floor residency conference room. Morning rounds, which are sit down rounds, begin at 9:30am on Mondays, and 9:45am on T-F and typically end around 11:30 AM. In the afternoon you will work with the residents to complete morning tasks and evaluate new patients. A typical day ends at approximately 5 PM, or 7 PM if you are taking short call.You should concentrate on the patient care skills of accuracy and depth of the daily HPI, ROS and PE as well as the process of patient presentations on rounds.  Night Float begins at 6:30pm until 7:00am.

 

 

4th& 6thYr Sub Internship Medical Students  (Apply through AAMC - VSAS (Visiting Student Application Service) - Institution: Hospital Corporations of America, Site: Research Medical Center

 

Outpatient Experience (2 Weeks)

The Goppert-Trinity Clinic hours for students are 8:15-5:00pm Mon, Wed, Thurs. & 9:00-4:30 Tues, & Friday.  Students generally see patients on their own, present them, and then the patient must be seen by a resident or faculty.  Occasionally you will “shadow” the supervisory physician depending on the situation.  Notes are done by the supervisor and students.  Definitely attend Outpt Longitudinal one day per week from 1:00-1:30 Tues.-Thurs in the clinic conference room. This short “lecture” is given by the faculty supervising the interns on their team.  Students will also attend our weekly Friday, 8:00am lectures.  One afternoon you will be assigned to go to an OB clinic with a faculty member which begins at 1 PM.

 

 

Inpatient Experience (2 Weeks)

Research Medical Center is located at 2316 E. Meyer Blvd., about a half a mile from the clinic. You will spend one week on inpatient and one week on Night Float.  Night Float begins at 6:30pm until 7am.

Inpatient Days: You will work closely with the Resident in Charge (RIC), of the Family Medicine service. You should check in with him/her each morning at 7:00am in the 7th floor residency lounge. The RIC will assign you to specific patients who you will follow along with an additional resident, either R1, R2, or R3. You will be expected to present new cases and give daily updates on your assigned hospital patients, typically 2 continuity patients. A usual schedule would be arrival at the hospital at approximately 7:00am for morning check out and time to see the patients assigned to you. Longitudinal orientation (didactics) occur from 9:15-9:45am, T-F, and are held in the 7th floor residency conference room. Morning rounds, which are sit down rounds, begin at 9:30am on Mondays, and 9:45am on T-F and typically end around 11:30 AM. In the afternoon you will work with the residents to complete morning tasks and evaluate new patients. A typical day ends at approximately 5 PM, or 7 PM if you are taking short call. 

 

 

General Information

 

Student Notes

You are expected to write daily progress notes on each of your patients.  A thorough admission H and P needs to be written on each new patient. Supervising residents will continue to dictate all H&P’s and discharge summaries.

 

Readings and Library

The Research Medical Center library is available for your use 8:00 – 5:00 Monday through Friday.  You are welcome to check out books from the library.  There are also reference texts available in the residency conference room for use within the hospital and the clinic at Goppert-Trinity.  These texts cannot be removed. 

 

Meetings & Conferences

Students are required to attend:  Noon conferences (at RMC), Inpatient and Outpatient longitudinal,Grand Rounds, weekly Block Didactics(Fri 12:30 -4:30pm),noon and Friday 8 am lectures at Goppert,and other social/educational gatherings as appropriate.

 

Time Off

If you have any official scheduled time off during your rotation (clinics, vacation, etc.) your school should inform the Medical Student Coordinator prior to your arrival.  Dr.Mark Suenram must approve any additional time off.  If you are ill and are unable to make it to your rotation, please call Tracey Krueger at (816) 276-7650.

Important:  Review your schedule upon arrival.

 

Food at RMC

Ifyou go through the Cafeteria line at RMCyou will be responsible for the cost of your own food; however lunch is served for free during lectures in Conference RM 3&4. At Orientation you will receive a few $5.00 meal tickets and are given a 30% discount on the food purchased.  Anything over $5.00 you are responsible for.  Make sure you have your badge along with your meal ticket.  The Brookside campus does not have a cafeteria.

 

Messages

The phone number for Goppert-Trinity Clinic is 816-276-7600.  The Residency Administrative Officecan be reached at 816-276-7650. 

 

Parking AT RMC:

Students – There are 2 surface lots where students are allowed to park (West Lots C&D).

 

Parking AT Goppert-Trinity Clinic:

Lot C at 6675 Holmes Brookside Campus

 

Evaluation Forms (FM Rotators)

Please provide our dept. evaluation forms to at least 4 faculty and residents that you work with in the clinic and on inpatient teams.These are very important as we produce a consensus evaluation.

 

 School Evaluation

 

We will complete and return your evaluation to your school at the conclusion of your rotation with us.  If the faculty believe there are significant problems in your performance, we will meet with you and address those problems in time to allow for improvement.  You should feel free to meet with any of the faculty to express your concerns about the rotation, interaction with the residents, or questions about your performance.  You will also be asked to complete an evaluation form of your experience here.

 

We sincerely hope you enjoy your time with us.  The Program is proud of our excellent ratings on past evaluations from students.  This is a super learning environment and we have over 40years experience training residents and students! 

 

If you have further questions regarding the rotation, please contact Tracey Krueger, Medical Student Coordinator at tracey.krueger@hcahealthcare.comor Dr. Mark Suenram (FM Preceptor) at (816) 276-7650.

 

 

RETURN THE FOLLOWING ITEMS TO TRACEY AT THE END OF YOUR ROTATION:

 

Resident Survival Guide book, procedure log sheet, name badge, and the evaluation of your experience.

If these materials are not returned, we will not be able to send your evaluation to your school. 

 

Have a great rotation!

 

 

 

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