PREREQUISITES AND PLACEMENT IN THE CURRICULUM: Completion of Medicine Clerkship.
PURPOSE: To provide training and experience for the student to develop the cognitive knowledge, clinical skills, and practice competence in the field of endocrinology and metabolism.
COMPETENCIES: The major objectives are to provide an intensive period of instruction and experience in the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management of patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders.
INSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES: There are multiple educational and clinical activities at both UIC and JBVA hospitals. The student attends both outpatient clinic and inpatient rounds, has the opportunity to participate in patient care related activities, conferences, journal clubs, seminars, and research discussions in close association with, and guided by the endocrinology attendings, fellows, and residents. She/he is given increasing responsibility in evaluating and managing patients, literature review, and presenting material at the endocrinology conferences. There are also possibilities for research experience with a staff member separate from the clinical elective, by special arrangement.
ASSESSMENT: Students will be given feedback in the middle of the elective and at the completion. This evaluation will be based on their clinical performance.
Program Number: ELEC 613
Location: UICMC / JBVA
Program Director: Dan V. Mihailescu, M.D.
Coordinator: Leigh Hellman Email: email@example.com
Duration: 4 Weeks
Night Call: No
Students Accepted: Min. 1 Max. 2
Housestaff Used as Faculty: Yes
Lectures/Conferences/Faculty Contact: 10
Independent Study: 8
Total Hours /Week: 40
Reporting Instructions: Please contact Leigh Hellman (firstname.lastname@example.org) for reporting instructions.