Marshfield Clinic - Division of Education
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Electives / Rotations

Rotation Name: Family Practice - Clinic

Department Name: Family Practice

Location: Marshfield Clinic Merrill Center

Course Director: Jeffrey L. Moore, M.D.

Time commitment

  • Regular hours (Monday - Friday) | 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Night call | Optional
  • Weekends | No
  • Number of weeks | As desired
  • Restriction | Residents
  • Not available | Tuesday afternoons

Percentage of time expected

  • Inpatient ward 5%
  • Inpatient consultations 0%
  • Outpatient clinics 90%
  • Surgery 0%
  • Laboratory 0%
  • Other: 5% Nursing home

Statement of Goals

  • Experience a broad range of patients typical of outpatient family practice
  • Develop family practice skills necessary in a busy outpatient clinic, including concise documentation, pertinent differential diagnosis, managing a busy schedule, and working with clinic staff
  • Learn the effective use of a well-developed electronic medical record system in a large multi-center system

Learning Activities

  • Seeing patients in conjunction with established clinic family practitioners (90%)

Evaluation Methods

  • Direct observation by clinic family practitioners (primarily by rotation director)

When and Where to Report on the First Day of Service

  • One month prior to the start of your rotation you will receive an e-mail including a confirmation letter. This e-mail will also include maps to the city of Merrill, and Marshfield Clinic Merrill Center.
  • You are to report at 8 a.m. on the first business day of your rotation to the Office of Medical Education. After orientation, you will be taken to your assigned rotation.
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In cooperation with:

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Saint Joseph's Hospital - Ministry Health Care logo

Saint Joseph's Children's Hospital of Marshfield - Ministry Health Care