Student Activities & Events

IPHARM

The IPHARM program is a federally funded clinical training initiative that conducts geriatric health screenings throughout Montana. Students from the University of Montana's pharmacy, physical therapy, social work, nursing, medicine, and a variety of other health professions, work together to provide the following screenings and counseling:

  • Bone Density
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Hemoglobin A1c
  • Balance Testing
  • Memory and Depression Screening

FMRWM

The Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana trains future family practice physicians with an aim to rural practice. Residents are involved in a number of interprofessional education activities.

  • Residents and pharmacy students work together at continuity clinics under the supervision of core faculty members
  • Residents and core faculty teach selected sessions at the UM IPE elective course, which includes participant students from pharmacy, physical therapy, social work, nursing, speech pathology, and athletic training
  • Residents are involved in group prenatal care and diabetes visits along with nurses, behavioral health specialists, and nutritionists among others
  • UM graduate psychology students work along-side residents during continuity clinic