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Medical Student Education

Family Medicine

Research in Family Medicine

Course Outline:
Students will develop an individual course of instruction with input from the research director. The format for the course will be worked out with the instructor(s). Readings will encompass both research methods and the student's area of research interest within family medicine. Such areas may include issues in community medicine, family dynamics, health behavior, cultural aspects of health and illness, or specific ambulatory health problems.

Responsible Faculty:
Reid Blackwelder, MD, FAAFP

Course Offered/Duration:
This elective is offered monthly for two to eight weeks, depending on the nature of the research project with a maximum of one student per month.

A capacity for organized curiosity is the only prerequisite.

Elective application forms for visiting students can be obtained through the Office of Academic Affairs.

E-Learn/D2L is a password protected site accessible only by ETSU students.

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