Expand Your Medical Education
Education is of the highest priority in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, from our predoctoral and partner residency programs, to faculty development and continuing medical education.
Student-Run Free Clinic
Student-Run Free Clinic is run by medical and pharmacy students of NEOMED who are dedicated to providing high quality, non-emergent, no-cost health care to the medically underserved residents of Northeast Ohio. The Free Clinic offers primary care, chronic disease management, basic labs, prescription for medications, and medication therapy management. To volunteer, inquire through the Outreach Student Interest Group.
Accelerated Family Medicine Track
An accelerated curriculum for selected students who wish to complete their medical school requirements in three calendar years and enter a family medicine residency at a NEOMED affiliated hospital following graduation from medical school.
Integrated Pathway Programs
The Department of Family and Community Medicine at NEOMED offers students three pathway options to supplement their College of Medicine Medical Doctor (M.D.) degree.
Rural Medical Education Pathway
Master rural health content, become an advocate for rural health and address rural primary care shortages.
Social Justice Pathway
Explore stigma, systemic injustice and social determinants of health, and how the power of language impacts the provision of care.
Urban Primary Care Pathway
Improve health care for underserved, marginalized, or otherwise socially disadvantaged urban patient populations.
Graduate Medical Education
The department works to provide continuing medical education opportunities for health care professionals.
Residency opportunities in family and community medicine are available in partnership with several hospitals and partners.
Master of Public Health
Learn about population/community health promotion and disease prevention through courses such as epidemiology, biostatistics, social and behavior sciences, health services administration and environmental health sciences.
Medical Ethics and Humanities – Master of Arts & Certificate
Provides the opportunity for students and health care professionals to examine how health system stakeholders shape and are shaped by the meaning and value of health, disease, illness, and disability.
A personal in-depth exploration of the time honored values of service, healing relationship, reverence for life and compassionate care. Strengthens altruistic values, sense of calling, and intention to serve.