Teaching Rounds

Family medicine faculty, residents, and students meet every morning at 8am after pre-rounding for teaching rounds. For the rural track this occurs at Bibb Medical Center and for the urban track this occurs at Medical West.

Tuesday Didactics

Lunch is catered on Tuesday for lecture over the lunch hour. The session is usually led by one of the family medicine faculty members or a guest lecturer.

Surgery Workshop

Surgery workshop is given by surgery faculty member, Dr. John O. Waits, over the lunch hour every Wednesday. We also use this time for quarterly knot tying and suturing workshops.

Thursday Afternoon Extended Didactics/Workshops

From 12:45-1:30 residents attend “provider meeting” where our advanced practice providers bring up challenging cases for discussion.

The remainder of the afternoon is reserved for

  • Sessions involving a range of topics such as case presentations, radiology sessions, practice management, journal and book club, patient safety/quality improvement, pharmacology updates from The Medical Letter, etc..

  • Monthly spiritual health session.

  • Monthly residency meeting.

  • Casting/Splinting workshops, Ultrasound workshops, Pediatrics Update, Practice Management Seminars.

  • We occasionally incorporate "flipped classroom" activities including use of our state of the art endoscopy and ultrasound simulators as well as online resources.

Resources

UpToDate

American Family Physician, along with AAFP membership

SonoSim (with state of the art ultrasound simulator)

EndoSim (with state of the art endoscopy simulator)

MedMastery (EKG, CXR, and POCUS resources)

Medical Letter

Family Physician Inquiries Network (Research network with scholarship and publication assistance)

IHI Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Resources

E/M University (for billing & coding assistance)

Aquifer