Family Medicine Survivorship Rotation 2009

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Family Medicine Survivorship Rotation 2009

  1. 1. Family Medicine Survivorship Rotation <ul><ul><li>Program Director, Lewis Foxhall, M.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program Manager, Alison Ruffin </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Goal <ul><li>Training for Family Medicine residents about: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing the care of cancer survivors </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Objectives <ul><li>Provide residents with knowledge of survivors’ care needs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Surveillance for recurrence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prevention of new cancers, screening for second primaries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intervention for late and long-term effects of treatment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality of life </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Audience <ul><li>2nd- and 3rd-year Family Medicine residents from accredited programs </li></ul>
  5. 5. Format <ul><li>Four-week rotation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Longer term experience available </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rotate through various clinical areas </li></ul><ul><li>Attend lectures, conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in self-paced study, prescribed reading, journal articles, Web-based materials </li></ul>
  6. 6. Curriculum <ul><li>Can design rotation to meet each resident’s learning objectives and home program requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Within certain parameters </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Core Components <ul><li>Gynecologic Cancer Survivorship Clinic </li></ul><ul><li>Thyroid Cancer Survivorship Clinic </li></ul><ul><li>Breast Cancer Survivorship Clinic </li></ul><ul><li>Genitourinary Cancer Survivorship Clinic </li></ul><ul><li>Other Survivorship Clinics </li></ul><ul><li>Symptom Management/Palliative Care </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer Prevention Center (includes Tobacco Cessation) </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Center </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Skills Training </li></ul>
  8. 8. Electives <ul><li>Pediatric Long-Term Survivors’ Clinic </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiology </li></ul><ul><li>Endocrine </li></ul><ul><li>Radiation Late Effects </li></ul><ul><li>Lymphedema Clinic </li></ul><ul><li>Fatigue Clinic </li></ul><ul><li>Reproductive Health Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Social Work </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Spirituality/Chaplaincy </li></ul><ul><li>Complementary/Integrative Medicine </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>www.mdanderson.org/survivorshiprotation </li></ul><ul><li>Alison Ruffin </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>713-792-1066 </li></ul>Questions?

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