Bozeman Creek Family Health

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Bozeman
MT
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Bozeman Creek Family Health is an independent, privately-owned Family Medicine clinic founded in 2005 and located in downtown Bozeman, Montana. BCFH has 5 board-certified Family Physicians. BCFH prioritizes patient-centered care and values the diversity of views and lifestyles of all patients.

A full range of Family Medicine services is available through the clinic, including treatment of acute concerns, well and sick child visits, vaccinations, prenatal obstetric care, wellness exams for all adults, mental health care and sports medicine. We are equipped to perform dermatological, gynecological procedures and vasectomies.
Please visit our website www.bozemancreekfamilyhealth.com to learn more about our clinic, providers and staff.

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Community: 

Bozeman is the gem of Big Sky Country, bustling with activities for all seasons. Winter brings powder to the peaks at Bridger Bowl Ski Area and nearby Big Sky Ski Resort, while the spring brings high waters and thrilling rafting on the Gallatin River. Summer is splendid for backpacking the Gallatin Divide, and fall colors bring nearby Yellowstone Park to life as the wildlife come out to mate. The city's cultural scene thrives with annual events like the American Indian Pow Wow and the rodeo.

Bozeman has a population of approximately 37,000 people, making it the fourth largest city in Montana. It is a very active community surrounded by mountains with an abundance of recreational activities, including skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, and hiking. Bozeman is also home to Montana State University.

Common Clinic Patients: 

Clinical:
Students will typically work with 3 different preceptors each week in the clinic. Visits range encompass the full scope of Family Practice, including acute care, prenatal care, well child, Sports Medicine, Mental Health and annual wellness exams for all ages. Students will be involved in procedures possibly including: skin biopsy, colposcopy, IUD placement and removal, endometrial biopsy, and vasectomy.

Hospital:
Students will be involved with inpatient care at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital, typically taking call with a preceptor one day a week. Inpatient care includes admission and care of patients to general medical floor, ICU, newborn nursery, labor and delivery and the postpartum floor. On patient admission, students will be expected to work with a preceptor to obtain and write a full history and physical and develop a management plan. Students will round daily with a preceptor to follow and manage patients through the course of their hospital stay.

On-Call Duties: 

Students will partake in afterhours call one day per week. This may include adult and pediatric inpatient care, newborn nursery, and Obstetrics.

Housing/Transportation: 

3 bedroom 2 bath condo/apartment will be shared amongst the UWSOM students rotating in the four Bozeman clerkships (FM, PEDS, OB, MED). Housing will not be suitable for families unless prior approval is obtained. Pets are not allowed. Student will need to provide their own vehicle to this rotation, but public transportation is available and biking is possible in the warmer months. The coop grocery store is .7 miles. Safeway and town and country 1.3 miles. Walmart and Kmart are .7 miles away. Streamline bus stop is 1 block north on 5th St. Bozeman hospital is 2.5 miles.

Other: 

Weekends are typically free for students to enjoy leisure time. Bozeman is surrounded by extensive public lands and is also home to Montana State University, so there is a wide range of cultural and outdoor activities available year-round. In town and close to town students can access trails for hiking, biking, and running. Bridger Bowl ski resort is 30 minutes from downtown. Yellowstone National Park is 1.5 hours away.

Some facts about the weather in Bozeman

  • July is the average warmest month.
  • The highest recorded temperature was 105°F in 1892.
  • On average, the coolest month is December.
  • The lowest recorded temperature was -43°F in 1936.
  • On average, the warmest month of the year is July.