& Occupational Medicine (EOM)
This rotation in environmental and occupational medicine
provides a balance of scholarly review of available
literature and direct patient care. This experience
is a pioneer effort to improve our residents EOM skills
before they encounter patients with these problems
in the workplace, as well as providing opportunities
in environmental medicine.
Medicine/General Internal Medicine Inpatient
One month is spent on the family medicine inpatient
service at Trident Medical Center. During this rotation,
the resident supervises interns, coordinates patient
care and organizes educational activities for the
family medicine inpatient team.
One month is spent rotating with a group of local
general surgeons located on the campus of Summerville
Medical Center, an affiliate of Trident Health System.
The resident is able to examine patients in the emergency
room and act as first assistant in the operating room.
In addition, care of surgical patients is taught in
the office setting.
Under the supervision of program faculty members,
the resident rotates for one month assisting with
the care of residents at a local nursing home. Also,
during the second and third year, residents provide
longitudinal care to continuity patients from this
facility one half day per month.
Two 2.5 week blocks are spent on night float covering
the family medicine inpatient services (one block
at MUH, one at Trident Medical Center).
The one month practice management rotation provides
the resident the opportunity to review areas pertaining
to the success of the practice as well as understanding
the many financial issues associated with family medicine.