Family Medicine (FAP)

UFHC Access to Care

Building A, Room A1034
7:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, Wednesdays, 2nd and 3rd Fridays of the Month Opens at 8:30 a.m.

Nurse Advice Line: 1 (800) 874-2273; Option 1.

UFHC Fax Number: (301) 295-1294

Appointment Scheduling: (301) 295-3630

After-hours medical advice: On call physician line: (301) 312-7241

Well-Baby and Child Developmental Screening

FAM Contact Info

Uniformed Services University
Department of Family Medicine
4301 Jones Bridge Road, A1038
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799

Chair: CAPT Jeffrey Quinlan, (301) 295-9464 
Alternate Number (301) 295-3632
Fax (301) 295-3100

Uniformed Services University

Selective Goals and Objectives

FPO 3101: Complementary Medicine - Acupuncture                                              
Goals:
To provide the learner with an exposure of the utility of acupuncture in the management of common conditions.
 
Objectives: 
By the end of this rotation, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the role of acupuncture in the management of common pain syndrome
  • Demonstrate appropriate acupuncture technique
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to be certified in battlefield Acupuncture
 
FPO 3102: Family Medicine Operational Medicine
Goals:
To provide the trainee with a well-rounded experience encompassing the administrative and medical knowledge and skills needed to function effectively in the operational environment.
 
Objectives:
By the end of this rotation, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the role(s) of the medical officer in command structure
  • Describe the education, appropriate scope of practice of each health care team member (med techs, corpsmen, and independent duty corpsmen, PAs, NPs, and GMOs etc.)
  • Understand preventive medicine requirements – immunizations, PHA, screening physical examinations
  • Describe duty limitations and appropriate documentation – SIQ, limited/light duty, requirements of PEB
  • Appropriately evaluate common medical problems presenting to active duty sick call
  • Identify the minor surgery / procedures appropriate for management in the unit’s medical facility in garrison or deployed
  • Describe indication for referral
 
FPO 3103: Primary Care Sports Medicine                                                                      
Goals:
To provide the trainee with a well rounded experience in the evaluation and management of common non-surgical musculoskeletal conditions.
 
Objectives:
By the end of this rotation, the learner will be able to:
  • Demonstrate the ability to obtain a thorough history of patients with musculoskeletal complaints
  • Demonstrate a thorough examination of low back, shoulder, hip, knee and ankle
  • Describe the knowledge of the appropriate timing and imaging studies
  • Describe the role of PT/OT in managing patients with MSK conditions
  • Describe the role of ultrasound in the management of MSK conditions
  • Describe the appropriate content of a procedure note
  • Describe the indications for Referral
  • Describe the indications and appropriate administrative steps for 
      • Light duty
      • Limited duty
      • Referral for PEB determination