PREREQUISITES AND PLACEMENT IN THE CURRICULUM: Successful completion of the Internal Medicine Core Clerkship.
PURPOSE: The student will improve skills in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary disease and in the interpretation of pulmonary function tests.
INSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES: Students will participate in inpatient pulmonary consultation, management of mechanical ventilation, and diagnostic techniques and thoracentesis. Outpatient Pulmonary Medicine Clinic will meet twice a week. A brief didactic seminar on a pulmonary topic of interest will be completed. The stud ent will be supervised by at least 3 pulmonary physicians and will see approximately 8-10 patients weekly.
SUGGESTED TEXT: General Medicine Textbooks (Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, etc.)
ASSESSMENT: Students will receive feedback during this elective one-on-one every two weeks, as well as formal evaluation at the end of the rotation. Information for the final evaluation will be based on the information requested by the student’s school evaluation sheet.
Program Number ELEC 625
Coordinator: Tara Murphy; email@example.com
Duration: 4 Weeks
Lectures/Conferences/Faculty contact :11
Night Call: No
Students accepted: Min. 1 Max 1
Housestaff used as Faculty? No
Total hours/week: 40
All M3s and M4s report to the Medical Student Office on their first day. M3s and M4s report on Monday (M3s at 8:00 AM) and (M4s at 8:30 AM). Reporting instructions will be emailed to the student the week prior to the start date.
Immunization & Compliance forms can be found here.
Note: Clinical electives at Advocate hospitals (ACMC, AIMMC, ALGH) are only available to students from LCME and AOA accredited institutions.
Reviewed and Approved 1/15/14