Missoula Family Medicine Clerkship

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Site Details: 

The Family Medicine Clerkship in Missoula provides a unique opportunity to participate with several family doctors in a wide range of settings. These include a multi-specialty clinic practice (Western Montana Clinic), a community health center (Partnership Health Center), a single specialty practice, which includes obstetrics and hospital medicine (Mountain View Family Practice at Community Medical Center), and an HMO (Curry Student Health Center at The University of Montana). Each student will work at two out of the four sites, experiencing some of the diversity and depth of family medicine.

Satellite Sites: 

PARTICIPATIVE SITES: Partnership Health Center, Mountain View Family Practice, Western Montana Clinic, and Curry Student Health Center at the University of Montana.

Common Clinic Patients: 

Partnership Health Center is a community health center that serves lower income population who little or no insurance. The Curry Health Center focuses on university students, faculty, and sports medicine injuries. The Montana Family Medicine Obstetrics and Western Montana Clinic serve a diverse population including special needs children.

On-Call Duties: 

Per site coordinator.


Missoula WWAMI students and residents a share, furnished house will be provided for the 6-week clerkship. We ask that student mail be sent to the clerkship office rather than directly to the WWAMI house. Spouses and families can be accommodated with advanced notice. No pets. Please bring a car or bicycle to get to all of your clerkship activities. There is public transportation available but it is wise to bring your own vehicle to be able to travel easily at all hours.

WWAMI Missoula
Skaggs Building 173
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812
P: 406/243-4763 or 406/243-4576
F: 406/243-4141


Some facts about the weather in Missoula

  • The average warmest month is July.
  • The highest recorded temperature was 105°F in 2002.
  • The average coolest month is December.
  • The lowest recorded temperature was -30°F in 1983.
  • The maximum average precipitation occurs in June.


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