Curriculum

Educational Objectives

  • 15% General Family Medicine
  • 65% HIV Primary Care
  • 10% Didactic
  • 10% Research and Teaching

  • Longitudinal evaluation and educational mentoring of fellow by the HSC clinical director and fellowship director.
  • Participate in NW AIDS Education Training Center educational opportunities, including attending UCSF’s ‘The Medical Management of HIV/AIDS’ conference in San Francisco in December of the fellowship year.
  • Participate in and assist ongoing HIV-related community health efforts (i.e. AETC presentations and trainings, interactive seminars with local patient advocacy organizations, World AIDS day activities, etc.).
  • Assist with patient education and continuous quality improvement programs at the Wellness Center.
  • Present HIV primary care topic to community providers at medical grand rounds (Ada County Medical Educational Consortium).
  • Provide 2-3 HIV-related noon conference presentations to FMRI residents/faculty, and monthly HIV teaching topics to the FMRI medicine and/or obstetrics services.
  • Two externships (2-3 days) with HIV care providers at the University of Washington’s Madison Clinic in Seattle, Washington and the Multnomah County HIV Services Center in Portland, Oregon (or other NW AETC approved clinical site).
  • Attend annual Ryan White Care Act clinical conference and/or US-International AIDS Society conference as schedule allows.

Clinical Objectives

  • 5-6 half-day clinic slots per week dedicated to outpatient HIV care.
  • Fellow will see the majority of patients in precepted clinics and consult with attending HIV specialist.
  • Monthly travel to rural satellite clinic in Twin Falls, Idaho to see patients with the fellowship director.
  • 2-3 half-day clinics per week dedicated to general primary care clinical duties, and one FMRI junior faculty call per month.
  • One half-day per week dedicated to chart review, administrative time, didactic and self-study, etc.
  • Two days per month dedicated to assisting the HSC social worker staff with longitudinal efforts; i.e. ongoing development of free rapid testing programs in Boise, assessing HIV awareness and risk factors in Latino and refugee communities, etc.

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