4 Why Tripler Family Medicine? 1. Location: Training in Paradise!
5 Why Tripler? 2. Medical Center-Based Training - Tripler is the only Military Medical Center in the entire Pacific Basin- Exposure to diseases and illnesses endemic to the tropics (leptospirosis)- Access to prestigious Tertiary Care subspecialists
6 Why Tripler? 3. Unique Humanitarian and Military opportunities - Most Tripler FM Residents have the unique opportunity to go on humanitarian missions (2-3 weeks in duration)- Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia (a sampling of missions by FM residents!)
9 Why Tripler? 4. Top-notch Behavioral Science curriculum - Emphasizing the doctor-patient relationship- Emphasizing the resident-resident relationship- Emphasizing the resident-faculty relationship
10 Why Tripler? 5. Outstanding Faculty 2 Primary care sports medicine physicians on full time faculty1 Colonoscopy certified adjunct faculty (does full day of colonoscopies every week)
11 Why Tripler? 5. Outstanding Faculty continued… 2 Faculty Development Fellowship trained faculty (1 with research based MPH degree, one with MBA degree)Two OB Fellowship trained faculty (do c-sections with our residents)Ultrasound trained faculty
12 Why Tripler? 6. Osteopathic manipulation clinic OMT clinic inside our Family Medicine clinic.Referrals from all providers in the clinicStaffed by an osteopathic attending
13 Why Tripler? 7. Outstanding patient mix At least 12% of your panel will be kidsApproximately 12% of your panel will be geriatric20% of your panel will be Active Duty SoldiersThe rest will be young or middle aged adults (male and female)
14 Why Tripler 8. Quarterly Simulation Olympics 3-4 hours of simulation training with your excellent Family Medicine staff.
16 Curriculum Overview Internship 2nd Year Clinic rotations-3, ER-1, Ward-9Electives-01/2 day Family Medicine clinic/wkLectures-3-5 per weekSimulation Training 3-4 hours per quarter2nd YearClinics-6, Ward-6, Elective 12-3 half days Family Medicine clinic/wkLectures-3-4 per week
17 Curriculum Overview 3rd Year Clinics-5, Ward-4, ER-1, Electives-2 (one of which is typically a humanitarian mission), 1 military rotation (experience military medicine at Schofield)3-4 half days Family Medicine clinic/wkLectures-3-4 per weekSimulation Training 3-4 hours per quarter