PREREQUISITES AND PLACEMENT IN THE CURRICULUM: There are no prerequisites for this elective.

PURPOSE: The objective of this program is to give the student advanced clinical experience in neurology beyond the required specialty rotation.

COMPETENCIES: Advanced neurologic diagnosis and management with clinical-anatomic-radiologic correlation.

INSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES: The student will participate in the care of neurology patients on the neurology inpatient service, consult service or outpatient clinics at UICMC, JBVA, or Christ Hospital and Medical Center. The location for the clerkship is decided by student request. She/he will have the responsibility of taking the history, doing the neurological examination, and participating in the plan for care along with the resident and attending.
ASSESSMENT: Evaluation by the resident and faculty who supervised the student.


Program Number: ELEC 635
Location: UICMC/JBVA
Program Director: Rita Shapiro, DO  Email:
Coordinator: Maria Mata

Telephone: 312-996-6906
Duration:  4 Weeks
Night Call: No
Weekends: 1 Weekend day during the 4-week rotation 
Students Accepted: Min. 1 Max. 3
Housestaff Used as Faculty: No
Lectures/Conferences/Faculty Contact: 10-15
Laboratory/Independent Study: 0
Outpatient: To be arranged by PD ,but minimum 1 week outpatient
Inpatient: To be arranged by PD , but minimum 3 weeks inpatient
Total Hours /Week: 40

KEY WORDS: Advanced Neurology, Diagnosis and Management; Clinical-anatomic correlation.

Updated: 9/18/15