Lecturio’s all-in-one

Online Family Medicine Course

Improve patient outcomes by developing a holistic approach to care that takes into account physical, psychological, and social factors

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with Dr. Charles Vega, MD, from UC Irvine

Family medicine has tremendous impact on patients’ wellbeing and prevention as it focuses on understanding patients in their environment, taking into account the impact of psychological and sociological factors on illness. Developing the holistic mindset needed to develop long-lasting relationships with patients and plan comprehensive interventions is a learning curve.

This course will teach you how to operate under the basic tenets of family medicine: the biopsychosocial model, holistic and integrated care, and resource efficiency. Dr. Charles Vega, MD, a seasoned family physician and Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at UC Irvine, will walk you through the most common complaints seen in outpatient care and help you understand them as a result from various factors – from biochemical to social.

You will cover basic family medicine principles, key conditions in acute and chronic care, as well as geriatric care and preventive medicine, highlighting practical issues like establishing rapport, monitoring patient development over time, and how to judge the individual case holistically rather than as a textbook example.

The combination of Video Lessons with interactive quiz questions, downloadable study materials, and a USMLE-style Qbank makes it easy to understand and retain the topics. By the end of this course, you will have a solid understanding of the family medicine approach and be equipped with the necessary skills to provide holistic patient care effectively.

92 Video Lessons

high-yield and engaging

150+ Qbank questions

with supporting AI-tutor

Spaced-Repetition quizzes

with 370++ questions

Expert-built
Learning Path

preconfigured study plan for optimal exam preparation

High-yield study pages

breaking down complex Family Medicine topics:

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Close your knowledge gaps and solidify your understanding of the topic with a wide array of learning tools

Comprehensive Video Library
Master core concepts with concise, easy-to-follow Video Lessons and a smart spaced review algorithm.
High-yield study pages
Strengthen your understanding of challenging topics with clearly structured, up-to-date Concept Pages.
Powerful board-style Qbank
Optimize your exam preparation with AI-supported, question-based learning.
“Dr. Vega is a very eloquent and pleasant lecturer. He points to facts which may be confusing and harder to memorize, making things easier to remember. He gives great examples in his lectures, too!”
Sari
Sari
Medical Student, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

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FAQs

What is family medicine?

Family medicine (or general practice) is a medical specialty focused on comprehensive and ongoing health care for individuals and families across all ages, genders, diseases, and parts of the body. The specialty is rooted in a holistic approach, viewing health and illness in the context of the patient’s life, family, and community.

What is the difference between family medicine and internal medicine?

Both specialties are primary care specialties but there are differences.
Family medicine focuses on patients of all ages, approaches a wide array of health issues, and strongly utilizes a holistic perspective on the patient with their family dynamics and social determinants of health. Internal medicine typically treats adult patients affected by complex diseases, and also has more subspecialties (e.g. cardiology, gastroenterology, etc).

How long is family medicine residency?

In the United States, family medicine residency typically lasts for three years. This follows a four-year undergraduate degree and a four-year medical degree. The three-year residency program provides comprehensive training in various medical areas, including internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and geriatrics, as well as outpatient care, community medicine, and practice management. Some family medicine physicians choose to do additional fellowship training in a specific area after completing their residency.

What is family medicine vs primary care?

In short: All family medicine physicians provide primary care, but not all primary care providers are family physicians.

Primary care is the first point of contact a patient has with the healthcare system for their concern, and this contact can be doctors from several specialties. Family medicine in particular is its own medical specialty.

Does this course contain practice questions?

Yes! The Lecturio platform comes with a powerful USMLE Qbank with tons of board-style practice questions on all relevant topics.

Can I try content for free?

Yes! You can register your Lecturio account for free, no obligations, no credit card required. Your free account gives you access to around 20% of the full content – no time limit. If you like, you can upgrade to a paid account with full access anytime.

Can I download videos and materials?

Yes, you can! All Video Lessons come with downloadable study materials. Get our free iOS or Android app to download videos for offline viewing.

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