Rural Electives & Special Sites

Rural Geriatrics Experience: Frontier Medicine Ajo
Location:
Ajo, Arizona
Type of Site: Frontier Medicine
Distance from Tucson: 132 miles (1 hour and 15min) from Tucson
Housing: Provided in the fire station house

Special Features:

  • Large geriatric population
  • Home visits
  • Comprehensive medical center with physical therapy, and dentistry
  • Ambulance ride alongs

 

Other Electives:

 

Rural FM: Juneau, AK SEARHC
Location:
Juneau, Alaska
Type of Site: Alaska Native Center
Housing: Provided by SEARHC

Special Features:

  • Outpatient, inpatient (peds and option for adults), OB
  • Medical home model for clinic with case managers in each pod
  • Complex Medical needs
  • High Volumes pediatrics
  • Many outpatient procedures

Rural FM: Valdez, AK
Location:
Valdez, Alaska
Type of Site: Frontier Medicine
Housing: Home stay with one of the physicians

Special Features:

  • Full spectrum family medicine (including outpatient, inpatient, ED, OB)
  • OB includes surgical OB
  • Many pediatric patients
  • Remote Site
  • Complex Medical needs
  • Procedure heavy including colonoscopies

Rural FM: BC, Canada
Location:
Rural British Columbia, Canada  
Housing:
Home stay

Special Features:

  • Broad Spectrum Family Medicine (including inpatient, outpatient, ED, urgent care)
  • Run by two graduates of our program
  • POCUS (Point of Care Ultrasound)
  • A lot of fracture management
  • Xray reading