Primary Care Reform Elective
Designed to introduce residents to core concepts in the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and other new primary care delivery models. They visit sites that are highly innovative and meet with thought leaders within and outside of the institution. With these experiences, they develop a project that will improve care delivery in HCA or another local site.
General dermatology sessions at BIDMC. (strongly recommended for PC residents)
Includes outpatient general endocrinology and diabetes mellitus session at BIDMC and at Joslin Diabetes Center, along with time on the inpatient endocrine consult service. (strongly recommended for PC residents)
Includes rheumatology, sessions with physical and occupational therapy, and orthopedics (general, hand, sports medicine)
(strongly recommended for PC residents)
At Children's Hospital adolescent medicine practice; available for residents who are considering a career in adolescent medicine.
Allergy and ENT
At BIDMC and Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary; common ENT and allergy issues.
Primarily through Dimock Community Health Center; general counseling services, addictions, and eating disorders.
Sessions at local colleges in the Boston area; women's health, preventive medicine, musculoskeletal medicine, and patient education.
At the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged, local area nursing homes, elder housing, and with BI Extended Care, a well established practice integrating geriatric and primary care. (required for all residents)
Healthcare for the Homeless Program
Experiences in shelters, outpatient clinics, a women's homeless program, respite care.
At BIDMC and Outer Cape Health Center. Includes HIV, general outpatient ID, travel medicine.
Sessions in both outpatient and inpatient neurology, focusing on general neurology, behavioral neurology, sleep medicine, HIV neurology.(required for all residents)
Occupational illness, disability, and toxicology.
At BIDMC and Joslin Diabetes Center; common ocular problems and ocular manifestations of systemic diseases.
In-depth exposure to contraception and women's health.
Sample a variety of practices around the area to see different styles of practice and care delivery systems.
Work at Boston Medical Center Tuberculosis clinic.
The Stoneman Center elective introduces residents to key concepts in quality improvement (QI) and allows them the opportunity to participate in an ongoing QI project within the hospital firms or clinics. (required for all residents)
At BIDMC and Joslin Diabetes Center seeing patients with a variety of chronic renal problems.
Teaching of interns and medical students in didactic sessions with feedback. Also includes opportunity to do apprentice outpatient precepting.
General urology, incontinence, impotence.
Sessions in women's health practice, gynecology, breast clinic.