Family health care services are provided through the Family Medicine Group of Howard University and the Family Health Center at Howard University Hospital. Specialty areas and services include:

  • Comprehensive primary health care
  • Health maintenance and preventive health care
  • Family planning services
  • Adolescent primary health care
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Well-woman examinations
  • Routine GYN examinations
  • Well-child examinations, including immunizations for children, from newborns to adolescents
  • Men's health
  • Back-to-school physicals
  • Travel immunization and advisory services
  • Allergy shots
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Perioperative assessment

 The Department of Family Medicine also trains family doctors under the supervision of senior physicians of the faculty of the Howard University College of Medicine.