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PCPC & YOBM Med-Peds and Family Medicine Suggested 2020-2021 Topic List

Many providers and training programs use the Yale Office Based Medicine Curriculum (YOBM) in conjunction with the Yale Primary Care Pediatrics Curriculum (PCPC). We have created the following suggested topic order for those who utilize both curricula. Certain chapters have considerable overlap for adults and children. When two separate chapters exist for these topics, we suggest that moderators review content from both chapters in preparation for conference and modify the discussion, pulling parts from both the PCPC and YOBM chapters as appropriate for the specific needs of their learners. We have identified some areas of overlap.

Many of the topics that are not listed on this 52-week cycle will appear on the suggested topic order for next year. The omission of a particular chapter in no way suggests that mastery of that topic is less important than the topics that appear on the 52-week list. We encourage programs to modify the list of topics to be covered to best meet local needs.

Suggested Topic Order

  1. Development PCPC week 5
  2. Diabetic Microvascular Complications YOBM
  3. Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip PCPC week 10
  4. Anemia PCPC week 2 (with Rational Approach to Anemia YOBM fall)
  5. Primary Care of the Premature Infant PCPC week 11
  6. Hypertension YOBM (with Hypertension PCPC week 64)
  7. Infant Oral Pathology PCPC week 12
  8. Community Acquired Pneumonia YOBM
  9. Multiple Gestations PCPC week 13
  10. GERD/PUD/Functional UGI Disorders YOBM
  11. Sibling Relationships PCPC week 14
  12. Vitamin D YOBM (with Bone Health in Children PCPC week 37)
  13. Newborn Screening week 15
  14. Lymphadenopathy YOBM (with Lymphadenopathy PCPC week 28)
  15. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome YOBM
  16. Head Size and Shape PCPC week 16
  17. Obesity YOBM (with Obesity Prevention & Obesity Treatment PCPC weeks 51&52)
  18. Post Partum Depression PCPC week 17
  20. Bullying PCPC week 18
  21. Testicular Pain YOBM
  22. Toxic Stress in Childhood PCPC week 19
  23. Otitis Media and Externa YOBM (with Otitis PCPC week 101)
  24. Foster Care PCPC week 20
  25. Cardiovascular Disease in Women YOBM
  26. Language Support Services PCPC week 21
  27. Cultural Humility YOBM
  28. School Based Health Centers PCPC week 22
  29. Galactorrhea YOBM
  30. Transition from Pediatric to Adult-Oriented Healthcare PCPC week 23
  31. Telehealth PCPC week 24
  32. AKI YOBM
  33. Immunodeficiencies PCPC week 26
  34. HIV for Primary Care YOBM
  35. Joint Pain PCPC week 27
  36. Herpes Simplex YOBM
  37. Autism Spectrum Disorder PCPC week 29
  38. Obstructive Sleep Apnea YOBM
  39. Failure to Thrive PCPC week 30
  40. Medical Needs of Returning Veterans YOBM
  41. Food Allergy PCPC week 31
  42. Amenorrhea YOB (with Menstrual Disorders PCPC week 36)
  43. Complementary and Integrative Health PCPC week32 (with CAM YOBM)
  44. Alopecia YOBM
  45. Constipation PCPC week 35
  46. Bipolar Disorders YOBM
  47. Injury Prevention PCPC week 38
  48. Diabetes: Initiating and managing Insulin YOBM
  49. Sports Participation PCPC week 40
  50. Hypercalcemia YOBM
  51. Prevention of Tobacco Use PCPC week 45
  52. TB Screening and Treatment YOBM (with Tuberculosis PCPC week 48)