Curriculum

Dr. Beaman in Intern Clinic

Interns in Clinic

Interns in Clinic

Dr. Addington-White in Clinic

 

PG1 Year

The intern year for primary care medicine interns at SFPC is similar to that for the categorical internal medicine interns, with 9-10 months spent on hospital-based and emergency department rotations in addition to 2-3 months of outpatient rotations. SFPC interns will participate in 2 clinic immersion months alongside their fellow SFPC interns focused on outpatient medicine skills, community activities, and SFPC team building. 

Sample SFPC Clinic Immersion Month:

PG1 MON TU WED TH FRI
AM Urgent
Care
Ambulatory
Medicine
Didactics
Intern
Half
Day
Ambulatory
Medicine
Didactics
Social Medicine
& Community
Site Visits
12 Medicine
Conference
SFGH Medicine
Grand Rounds
M&M
Conference
Medicine
Conference
Journal
Club
PM RFPC
Continuity
Clinic
Ambulatory
Medicine
Didactics
Administrative
Time
RFPC
Continuity
Clinic
RFPC
Continuity
Clinic

PG2 Year 

The second and third year for SFPC residents involve 6-7 outpatient blocks alternating with 5-6 inpatient rotations. Ambulatory months are designed to include intensive continuity clinic experiences with rotations through core medicine subspecialty clinics. SFPC residents participate in dedicated primary care and health equity didactic curriculums in addition to having time for academic and quality improvement projects.

Sample SFPC Clinic Immersion Month:

PG2 MON TU WED TH FRI
AM Subspecialty Clinic Elective*   Second Continuity Clinic​​​​

Core Outpatient
Medicine Didactics

Health Equity Didactics & Community
Site Visits
12 Medicine
Conference
SFGH Medicine
Grand Rounds
M&M
Conference
Medicine
Conference
Journal
Club
PM Subspecialty Clinic Elective* RFPC
Continuity
Clinic
Project
Time
RFPC
Continuity
Clinic
Administrative Time

*Electives include: Cardiology, CHF, Dermatology, ENT, GI, Hepatitis C treatment, HIV, ID, Injections, MSK, Pulmonary, Renal, TB, etc.

PG3 Year

During this year there is time for more elective choices for subspecialty clinics as well as elective months for international rotations, Addiction Medicine, Homeless care, and research activities.

Sample SFPC Clinic Immersion Month:

PG3 MON TU WED TH FRI
AM Subspecialty
Clinic
Elective*
Administrative
Time
Subspecialty
Clinic
Elective*

Core Outpatient
Medicine
Didactics

Health Equity Didactics
&
Community Site Visits
12 Medicine
Conference
SFGH Medicine
Grand Rounds
M&M
Conference
Medicine
Conference
Journal
Club
PM Second
Continuity
Clinic
​​​​
RFPC
Continuity
Clinic
Project
Time
RFPC
Continuity
Clinic
Administrative
Time

 *Electives include: Cardiology, CHF, Dermatology, ENT, GI, Hepatitis C treatment, HIV, ID, Injections, MSK, Pulmonary, Renal, TB, etc.

Themes/Topics

On outpatient block months, the Thursday and Friday ½ days of Core Outpatient medical Topics and Health Equity Curriculum follow a theme with didactics, pertinent readings, and site visits.  

Themes for PG2s and PG3s for the 2020-2021 Academic Year:

PG2 Block Focus PG2 Block Focus
Health Equity Trauma Informed Care
Substance Use Disorders Gender Health ​​​​​
Mental Health Disorders Immigration Health
Incarceration Care of patients experiencing homelessness
Advocacy Disability
Community Health Care of the Community