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Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG)

The PSM Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) is a student-run organization with rotating leadership from members of the MS2 class each year. The Department of Family Medicine & Community Medicine provides support for the group including the assignment of a faculty advisor, Dr. Ivan Iriarte.

The group holds a number of meetings each year focused on issues relating to Family Medicine. It gives students with a common interest an opportunity to consider topics such as, "What is Family Medicine", "Balancing a Career and Family in Medicine", and "Which Primary Care Discipline is For Me?

Look in the Bulletin Board for a listing of upcoming FMIG activities.

The FMIG is a national organization and you will want to check out the Virtual Family Medicine Interest Group Web site Virtual FMIG is an online resource designed to provide information that is relevant at Modeled after successful campus Family Medicine Interest Groups (FMIGs), Virtual FMIG provides information and resources that empower you to explore the discipline of family medicine and topics such as career choice, role models, leadership development, the Match, residency, clinical resources, technology, and much more. each point in your medical education.

 

Links and Resources for Students

Career Planning

Directory of Family Practice Residency Programs
This is a searchable database of all family practice residency programs in the United States. The directory provides information on program size and structure, required rotations, faculty to student ratio, call schedule and more.

The AAFP's National Conference of Family Practice Residents and Medical Students
The National Conference is a great opportunity to visit with residency representatives and to explore your options. Each year, over 300 residency programs from across the U.S. exhibit at this meeting.

 
Selecting Residency Programs

Directory of Family Practice Residency Programs
This is a searchable database of all family practice residency programs in the United States. The directory provides information on program size and structure, required rotations, faculty to student ratio, call schedule and more. Selecting a Program

If you are interested in joining the American Academy of Family Physicians you can Click Here and fill out an application on the web, or if you would rather you may Click Here to access a PDF version of the application.
Learn the ins and outs of choosing residency programs to apply to and/or interview with.

 
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PSM Ambulatory Clinic

Dra. Ana Dolores Perez Marchand Street           
Urbanización Industrial Reparada
Ponce School of Medicine
787-840-0052
           

The Ponce School of Medicine Practice Group consist of an interdisciplinary group of health care providers which are part of a selected group of professional selected based on the qualifications, quality of  health care delivery and commitment to academic medicine. They comprise the group of health care providers practicing in PSM Ambulatory Clinic.
           

The following members of the Family and Community Medicine            Department offer patient care services in the PSM Ambulatory Clinic

Family Practice
787-840-0052

Waleska Pietri , MD , ABFP
Bethzaida Ortiz , MD ,  DABPF, CAQGM
Georgina Aguirre
, MD, DABFP

Center for Complimentary and Integrative Healthcare
(Medical Acupuncture)
(787)-840-0052
(787)-284-3618
Ivan Iriarte, MD, ABFP
José Alcazar, MD, ABFP

 
Dr. Pila Family Practice Center

Power Street # 100, Ponce
787-844-6405


The Family Practice Center Practice Group provides continuous, comprehensive medical care to families and patients through different health insurance systems. Services provided include:

  • Health maintenance to adults and children.
  • Acute visits for all conditions.  
  • Maintenance care for chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, among others.  
  • Women health care including gynecologic evaluation and office gynecologic procedures.
  • Minor surgery interventions including flexible sigmoidoscopy.
  • Psychological and Family Therapy interventions
  • Geriatric evaluation and interventions.

The Family Practice Center serves as a teaching site for third year and fourth year medical students and the training site for the Dr. Pila /PSM Family Practice Residency Program.


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