Medical Student Education Program

Are you wondering whom to contact for Year 3 Family Medicine clerkship information? Interested in Family Medicine as a specialty choice?

Would you like to attend some exciting and innovative clinical programs in primary care or would you like information about scholarships and awards offered by family medicine? Are you a practicing family physician who would like to precept students in your practice?

Answers to all of these questions can be found here. We have worked hard to offer you the latest information about the specialty of family medicine. If any information cannot be found on this website than we encourage you to contact any of our medical student program faculty and staff in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences.

General Information about Family Medicine
We have included several links to websites and articles about the specialty of Family Medicine.  We encourage you to download the articles or visit the websites to increase your understanding of this personally and professionally satisfying medical specialty.  As always, you may contact our Clerkship Director for any other mentorship and advising.

Family Medicine Specialty Information

Facts About Family Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions

Family Medicine Websites

Year 2 CEC 

Ralph E. Williams II, MD

Year 3 Family Medicine Clerkship Director:

Jira G. Coumarbatch, MD

Year 3 Continuity Clinic Clerkship Director: 

Ralph E. Williams II, MD

Medical Student Programs Project Assistant:
Lisa Blackwell 
Phone:  313-577-0878

Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences

Jinping Xu, MD, MS
3939 Woodward, 3rd Floor
Detroit, MI 48201
P. (313) 577-0244