Georgetown University Department of Family Medicine jobs

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Georgetown University Department of Family Medicine

The Georgetown University Department of Family Medicine (https://familymedicine.georgetown.edu) is a department comprised of a diverse group of faculty and staff working on a wide variety of medical student, resident and fellowship teaching, faculty development, primary care research, clinical services, and community service programming in and around Washington, D.C. The Department is deeply committed to the Jesuit ideal at Georgetown University School of Medicine of cura personalis, or “care of the whole person." Our vision is “Community Health, One Family at a Time”

Mission:

  • Teach Family Medicine as a model of excellence in primary care and community health to medical students, residents, fellows, and other health care professionals
  • Provide personalized evidence-based patient-centered care in a medical home model, with special emphasis on care to the underserved
  • Conduct community oriented, patient-based, and interdisciplinary research
  • Foster national leaders and educators in Family Medicine
  • Create and sustain campus/community partnerships that recognize our mutual assets and improve the health of our community

Teaching Goals:

  • Participate in the core teaching mission of the School of Medicine through innovative clinical and classroom instruction, course directorship, and leadership
  • Teach undergraduate and medical students in the principles of Family Medicine including: caring for the whole patient across the life span; evaluating medical literature; and practicing Evidence-Based Medicine within the context of life-long learning
  • Provide students with the opportunity to consider a career in Family Medicine through clinical experiences and mentorship
  • Prepare residents to provide full spectrum Family Medicine to underserved patients in a medical home
  • Develop future faculty through departmental fellowship programs
  • Recruit, develop, and retain excellent clinical faculty

Clinical Practice Goals:

  • Continue and expand programs that provide clinical care to medically underserved patient populations in the District of Columbia in partnership with the local community
  • Establish a clinical practice to provide ready access to Family Physicians by the members of the Georgetown community
  • Provide services to the Georgetown student population through the Student Health Clinic

Research Goals:

  • Work with the community to conduct evidence-based patient oriented clinical research
  • Collaborate with multiple universities and disciplines to conduct integrated, properly designed studies that allow important clinical questions to be answered
  • Develop research projects with students that will help enhance clinical care

Leadership Goals:

  • Encourage students, residents, and faculty to pursue leadership roles within Family Medicine at the local and national level
  • Participate in health policy at a local and national level in order to improve the care of our patients and their communities

Campus and Community Partnerships Goals:

  • Identify and develop community partnerships that will benefit the education of our students and residents
  • Foster collaborative projects and programs to improve the care of underserved communities
  • To support the growth and development of effective community leaders, both locally and nationally
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