Student Programs - Electives
Fourth Year Electives – Department of Family Medicine
The Department of Family Medicine currently offers ten, fourth year electives. The goal of these electives is to provide students with family medicine experiences in a variety of settings.
For students interested in a clinical experience in an academic setting, Family Medicine has an Acting Internship (Elective 1401), and an elective in our Family Medicine Center (Elective 1409) focusing on acute and urgent care.
For students interested in a preceptorship or acting internship in a community residency setting, the department offers two electives in conjunction with our Roanoke faculty (electives 1402 and 1407).
As a national leader in Information Mastery/Evidenced-Based Medicine and in Behavioral Medicine in Family Practice, the department offers an Information Mastery elective (Elective 1408) and an elective focusing on psychosocial issues in Family Practice (Elective 1410). Finally, the department is adding an elective that addresses care of migrant workers and other underserved populations in the Charlottesville area (Elective 1411)