FMCH 7599

Family Medicine Independent Study


Elisabeth Arendt
Course Coordinator

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered



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