Student Activities & Events


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


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

Family Medical Conference (FMC)

Friday Medical Conference (FMC) is a weekly 'Grand Rounds' style lecture series proving a cross-section of recent advances in medicine along with clinical etiology, diagnosis, and management information.  These events provide a rich opportunity for students to interact and learn from practitioners from other disciplines. 

Please visit the Friday Medical Conference website to get access to the Conference schedule, Archived Presentations and more.