Patient-Centered Medical Home Family Medicine Fellowship

Posted: 1/13/2014

West Virginia University Department of Family Medicine
Academic Patient-Centered Medical Home Family Medicine Fellowship

West Virginia University Department of Family Medicine and the School of Medicine are seeking a board eligible/ certified graduate of an accredited family medicine residency interested in becoming a leader in primary care practice transformation and PCMH.

  • Are you a family medicine resident interested in primary care innovation?
  • Would you like to learn more about measuring and improving health of populations?
  • Are you interested in creating new strategies to address needs of vulnerable patient groups?
  • Do you want to become an expert in PCMH practice transformation?

This PCMH fellowship is a one-year, full-time faculty position starting in July, 2014, with an innovative curriculum promoting skill acquisition for the development, evaluation, and teaching of practice transformation, including expertise in PCMH model of care.  WVU Family Medicine's academic practice has been engaged in PCMH redesign since 2011, and works collaboratively with affiliated practices at various stages of PCMH development.   The fellow will develop advanced skills in leadership, teaching, practice-based teamwork, population health, quality improvement and healthcare analytics through mentoring and experiential learning. The fellow will spend 5 half days per week providing patient care, including resident and student precepting, multidisciplinary care transitions clinic, intensive diabetes care clinic, and home visits.  The fellow will receive mentoring and support for the creation and dissemination of new knowledge about primary care delivery and outcomes.

For more information, contact the fellowship director, Karen M. Fitzpatrick, M.D., PCMH CCE at  fitzpatrickk@wvuhealthcare.com

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WVU is an AA/EO employer.  West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.