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Formation Spécifique en Médecine Générale


The specific training in general medicine is aimed at:

  • learning how to identify the early stages of the disease and to differentiate between common, common pathologies and rarer diseases with a serious or fatal prognosis;
  • identifying specific problems in patients;
  • carrying out home visits and evaluating the psychosocial environment and integrating these notions into the patient's care;
  • acquiring the ability to classify and obtain the notions of primary care medicine;
  • learning how to manage situations requiring medical consultation and interdisciplinary care;
  • managing emergency situations and learning how to initiate emergency care in an out-of-hospital setting;
  • learning the fundamental principles of accompanying patients at the end of their lives;
  • proposing patient-centred measures to improve the patient's state of health;
  • acquiring the coordination capacity/necessary function as a family doctor and learning to collaborate with existing social services;
  • learning how to use medical techniques appropriately;
  • developing a critical reading of medical articles;
  • acquiring the skills to optimise the doctor-patient relationship by focusing on empathic listening and developing quality relationships with practitioners in other disciplines, allied health professions and social workers.
  • learning diagnostic and therapeutic approaches ;
  • identifying the specificities of primary care practice and how to manage them;
  • integrating all other functions specific to general medicine
  • identifying the optimal medical decision, taking into account Evidence-Based Medicine data, the doctor's expertise and the patient's own needs and expectations.


  • tutorials in the form of theoretical courses;
  • seminars: discussion of clinical cases, role plays, practical workshops;
  • simulation: learning diagnostic and therapeutic procedures;
  • internship in the general practitioner's office:
    • getting to know the problems that arise in outpatient medicine ;
    • implementing direct and/or indirect supervision during internships.