FMCH 7599

Family Medicine Independent Study


Elisabeth Arendt
Course Coordinator

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    Proposal Request

    Catalog Description:  This course is intended for a student interersted in pursuing a Family Medicine project that does not fit well in one of the other Family Medicine elective descriptions. For any directed study project, there will be a written agreement between the student and Course Director which will state the:

    • objectives of the project
    • method of achieving the project goals
    • procedure for evaluating the outcomes of the project
    • expected duration of the project in academic trimesters
    • expected number of credits to be awarded per trimester
    • grading system to be used


    Site Code

    Site Name



    Unspecified Site for Academic/Research Purposes

    Site assigned based on project

    Required session attendance:

    Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:  Schedules vary; one credit equals a minimum of 40 hours of work

    Direct patient care:  No

    Consent Requirement: Arranged. Please email the course coordinator at to schedule.

    Course Objectives:  This course is designed to provide on- or off-campus learning experiences individually arranged between a university undergraduate student and a member of the university faculty for earning credit in areas not covered by regular courses. This course will further develop knowledge and skills in family medicine subjects.

    Graded Components:

    • Clinical assessment by faculty

    Grading Scale: P/N


    Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

    Limited to Student Type:  No

    Course equivalency:  N/A

    Related curricular experience:

    Secure Exam:

    Course evaluation: MedHub