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Ambulatory Medicine (GMED 5077) is a required selective for the fourth year. Students are placed in medical offices to care for patients and achieve greater clinical competence under the supervision of experienced faculty.

Ambulatory Medicine

Ambulatory Medicine (GMED 5077) is a required selective for the fourth year. During this rotation, fourth year students explore all aspects of Internal Medicine in an out-patient setting. Students also participate in online discussions with their counterparts on Main Campus in Augusta, Ga. 

Site Clerkship Director: Molly Bond, M.D. 

Duration: 4 Weeks

Grading

Graded Item Description Percentage
Clinical Evaluations Preceptors evaluate students on One45. 75 %
Topics Quiz (Desire2Learn) This quiz covers reading assignments found on Desire2Learn. It is open book and open note. Students have three attempts to score an 80 %.  20 %
Clinical Exam Exercise (CEX) Preceptors observe students as they give a focused history and/or physical exam of a patient during clinic. 5 %
Online Curriculum This component encompasses an online discussion in which all students (Augusta and Athens) must participate. The assignments ask for thoughtful responses to weekly prompts in addition to conversing with other students in regards to their responses.  completion
SPEL Student Patient Encounter Logs must be kept during this rotation. Students are required to log every patient. completion
SIMPLE Case 13 This case is to be completed on Med-U before the end of the rotation. completion

All graded elements are to be turned into the Clerkship Office by 5:00 PM on the last Friday of the rotation. Students face a four point deduction from their final grade if these items are not submitted. The topics quiz should be completed on Desire2Learn before midnight on the Sunday following the rotation. 

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  • Sites

    The following sites are used for Ambulatory Medicine for student at the Northeast Campus:
     

    Gwinnett Clinic is a multi-specialty, community-based practice in and around Gwinnett County, northeast of Metro Atlanta. The diverse group of physicians serves a very ethnically and socially diverse population. Information about the practice sites and physicians is available on their website at http://www.gwinnettclinic.com.

    Gwinnett Clinic - Dr. Shevta Raju
    10600 Medlock Bridge Road
    Johns Creek, GA 30097
    770-418-0818

    Sugar Hill/Buford Clinic
    4580 Nelson Brogdon Blvd
    Sugar Hill, GA 30518
    770.831.6703

    Hawthorne Medical Associates - Dr. Tom Wells
    120 Hawthorne Park
    Athens, GA 30606
    706-353-8700

    The Longstreet Clinic - Dr. Phillip Marler
    725 Jesse Jewell Parkway SE
    Gainesville, GA 30501
    770-718-1122

    Primary Care Physicians of Atlanta - Dr. Lonnie Herzog
    5670 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
    Suite 1200
    Atlanta, GA 30342
    404-257-7171

    Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Center - Dr. Roberto Villanueva 
    1240 Jesse Jewel Parkway Suite 500
    Gainesville, GA 30542
    770-536-9864

    Kias|Jarrard|Johnson Internal Medicine - Dr. Thomas N. Kias
    1010 Prince Ave., Ste. 151W
    Athens, GA 30606
    706-546-0832
    Contact: Nancy Bischoff

    TMB Medical Associates - Dr. Toby Bond
    1181 Langford Drive, Bldg. 200 Ste. 105
    Bogart, GA 30606
    706-548-9655

    University Health Center - Dr. Ron Forehand
    55 Carlton Street
    Athens, GA 30602
    706-542-1162
    Contact: Lynn Hatmaker