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Family Medicine Residency Sites and Facilities. The medical staff at EDMC are Emory faculty, and the remainder are community physicians. This profile.

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1 Family Medicine Residency Sites and Facilities

2 The medical staff at EDMC are Emory faculty, and the remainder are community physicians. This profile provides a unique mix of primary care physicians and consultants for residents to work with during their training. The Family Medicine residency is the only residency based at Emory Dunwoody. All other Emory residency programs do their primary training at Grady Memorial Hospital or Emory University Hospital. Sites and Facilities (cont)

3 Emory Dunwoody Medical Center became the home hospital for the Emory Family Medicine Program in September EDMC is a 168- bed, state-of-the-art facility which includes admissions for adult medicine, newborns, obstetrics, and surgery. The Dunwoody area is a well-established, easily accessible suburb of Atlanta. It is a desirable location because it has an excellent school system, established neighborhoods, access to parks and recreational activities, and abundant opportunities for leisure activities.

4 OB and Gynecology are six week rotations that have been arranged at Emory’s Dunwoody Medical Center. The second year OB rotation offers an invaluable experience for our residents. Since the PGY-2 resident serves as the primary physician handling all OB deliveries at Dunwoody, residents have exposure to a variety of deliveries during the rotation. As a PGY-3, residents work with local gynecologists and follow inpatients at Dunwoody during the Gynecology rotation. Both rotations have call schedules at Dunwoody as well. Family Medicine residents are the only residents that serve Emory Dunwoody Medical Center. Sites and Facilities (cont)

5 Crawford Long Hospital (CLH, left) of Emory University was originally constructed in 1908 and is the primary hospital utilized by the Family Medicine Residency Program. It is named in honor of Dr. Crawford W. Long (center), the first physician to utilize anesthesia for a surgical procedure in 1842 (inset). Located in mid-town Atlanta, CLH now has 583 beds and cares for more than 18,000 inpatients and 55,000 outpatients annually on a campus of 9 buildings. The new Medical Office Building annex to CLH (right) opened in Spring The $270 million 20-story structure houses an integrated birthing center, an expanded heart center, new emergency, outpatient surgery and ancillary services. The annex also provides physician and resident education/on-call housing and dining areas as well as physician office and clinic space. Crawford Long Hospital (CLH, left) of Emory University was originally constructed in 1908 and is the primary hospital utilized by the Family Medicine Residency Program. It is named in honor of Dr. Crawford W. Long (center), the first physician to utilize anesthesia for a surgical procedure in 1842 (inset). Located in mid-town Atlanta, CLH now has 583 beds and cares for more than 18,000 inpatients and 55,000 outpatients annually on a campus of 9 buildings. The new Medical Office Building annex to CLH (right) opened in Spring The $270 million 20-story structure houses an integrated birthing center, an expanded heart center, new emergency, outpatient surgery and ancillary services. The annex also provides physician and resident education/on-call housing and dining areas as well as physician office and clinic space. Sites and Facilities (cont)

6 At downtown Atlanta’s Grady Memorial Hospital, PGY-1 residents receive excellent teaching from Emory faculty in pediatric emergency medicine, high-risk obstetrics, nursery care and adult intensive care. Residents work alongside house staff from Emory’s other medical residency programs. During the remaining two years, residents return to the Grady system Neighborhood health clinics, dermatology and radiology services. Sites and Facilities (cont)

7 As a PGY-1, residents are at Egleston during the Pediatric inpatient service month and work alongside Pediatric residents. Any pediatric patients from the residents’ continuity clinics are admitted to Egleston where a full range of pediatric subspecialties are available for teaching and consultation. Sites and Facilities (cont)

8 Emory Dunwoody Family Medicine is located next to EDMC in suburban Atlanta. The presence of the Emory Family Medicine Program will provide access to medical care to populations which are currently underserved. Sites and Facilities (cont)

9 Emory Family Medicine-South DeKalb (SDK) is a short commute by car from EDMC. This site has 12,000 square feet of space, in a modern, state of the art facility. There are 21 exam rooms, and 2 procedure rooms, as well as laboratory and x-ray facilities. Six residents from each PGY level are assigned to SDK for continuity clinic. Sites and Facilities (cont)

10 Family Medicine Clinics - Procedures Residents learn casting and splinting, exercise treadmills, colposcopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, and nasopharyngo-laryngoscopy during their residency training. Other available procedures include fine needle aspiration, excisional and incisional procedures, and minor suturing procedures. A procedures-based clinical experience is also available. Videotaping is an integral component of the learning and teaching curriculum. Residents are involved in a videotaping curriculum throughout their residency training. Sites and Facilities (cont)

11 Other sites available: Additional sites are available for electives and further training; these include the VAMC and Wesley Woods Center for Geriatrics, as well as the Rollins School of Public Health, the CDC-Atlanta, and Emory University Hospital for other intensive or specialized electives. Sites and Facilities (cont)


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