FM Electives

M1-2 Electives

Elective courses in social medicine and global health are an important focus of Family & Community Medicine. These courses focus on developing a framework for patient care by exploring the impacts of social determinants of health, care of vulnerable and diverse populations and health systems.

  • Introduction to Social Medicine
  • Introduction to Global Health
  • Review of Medical Spanish
  • Spanish Immersion in Costa Rica
  • Research in Family & Community Medicine
  • The Healer's Art
  • Yoga, Mindfulness and Meditation

M4 Electives

The 4th year of medical school is an opportunity for you to find saturation in your areas or interest or to explore new opportunities before residency. Students can choose from primary care research, rural or Global Health electives offered through our department to build skills for your career path during and after residency.

  • Research in Family & Community Medicine
  • Off-site Preceptorship in Family Medicine
  • Acting Internship in Family Medicine
  • Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine
  • Interdisciplinary Approach to Sports Medicine
  • International Clerkship in Primary Care (10+ sites)
  • Acting Internship in Rural Family Medicine (Hazard)
  • Acting Internship in Rural Family Medicine (Morehead)
  • Hospice & Palliative Care (Lexington)
  • Hospice & Palliative Care (Morehead)
  • Integrative Medicine