Student Affairs - Career Development - Family & Community Medicine
- Interest in continuity of care
- Forming relationships with patients & families over time
Additionally, students may want to pursue research opportunities through the DeBakey Scholars Program. This program offers medical students the opportunity to pursue and complete a longitudinal, structured, closely supervised research experience culminating in a capstone presentation prior to graduation. For more information, contact Dr. Kenneth Mitchell.
Clerkship in Family Medicine can be taken at any time, but the middle to end of the third year is optimal.
There are no special considerations when applying to this residency.
Doing an away rotation is a great opportunity to learn more about a residency program and for both parties to decide if they are a good fit.
Highlight why you are interested in family medicine and any extra-curricular activities which demonstrate your interest in primary care and community medicine when applying.