Curriculum

LMEP curriculum is carefully designed to prepare resident physicians in all aspects of family medicine. Comprehensive in scope and balanced in approach, LMEP curriculum meets all requirements set forth by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

The residency program offers a vast array of elective rotations, along with basic curricular components. A high priority is placed on procedural skills training, which is an integral part of the residency’s educational program. Every effort is made to provide resident physicians a quality experience and training in areas of specific interest.

Rotation Schedule:

First Year (48 weeks, plus 4 weeks vacation)

Orientation - 2 weeks
Outpatient Pediatrics - 6 weeks
Internal Medicine I- 16 weeks
Emergency Medicine I- 4 weeks
Surgery - 8 weeks
Obstetrics - 8 weeks
Gynecology - 4 weeks

Second Year (48 weeks, plus 4 weeks vacation)

Ear, Nose and Throat - 4 weeks
Cardiology - 8 weeks
Medicine Subspecialty Electives  - 8 weeks
Neurology - 4 weeks
Electives - 2 weeks
Orthopedics - 6 weeks
Neonatology - 6 weeks
Inpatient Pediatrics - 6 weeks
Emergency Medicine II - 4 weeks

Third Year (48 weeks, plus 4 weeks vacation)
Athletic Medicine - 2 weeks
Psychiatry - 3 weeks
Dermatology - 4 weeks
Chief Resident - 6 weeks
Rural Rotation - 4-8 weeks
Ophthalmology - 2 weeks
Urology - 4 weeks
Community Medicine - 1 week
Electives - 15-19 weeks
Critical Care - 4 weeks

Rural rotation is required during the last six months of the second year or first six months of the third year. Longitudinal instruction in behavioral medicine, geriatrics and management of health systems is integrated into the three-year residency curriculum. First-year residents spend two half-days per week in the Family Medicine Center. Second-year residents spend three half-days per week in the Family Medicine Center, while third-year residents spend four half-days per week training in the Family Medicine Center.

Medicine Subspecialty Electives
Allergy/Immunology
Endocrinology
Gastroenterology
Infectious Disease
Nephrology
Oncology/Hematology
Pulmonary Medicine
Rheumatology

Electives
Anesthesiology
Athletic Medicine
Behavioral Medicine
Burn Care
Chemical Dependency
Dentistry and Oral Surgery
Emergency Room II
Inpatient Pediatrics
Lactation
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Neurosurgery
Obstetrics
Occupational Medicine
Office Gynecology
Pathology
Plastic Surgery
Podiatry
Radiology
Rehabilitative Medicine
Research
Trauma
Wound Care