PREREQUISITES AND PLACEMENT IN THE CURRICULUM: Student must be an M4.

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 student 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.

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
Program Number ELEC 625
Location ALGH
Coordinator:  Tara Murphy
Email: [email protected]
Telephone:  847-723-6479
Duration: 4 Weeks
Lectures/Conferences/Faculty contact :11
Night Call: No
Laboratory: 0
Weekends: No
Outpatient: 4
Total Students accepted: Min. 1 Max 1
Inpatient: 15
Housestaff used as Faculty? No
Total hours/week: 40

Reporting Instructions:

Please review this website prior to your first day.

Reporting Instructions will be emailed the week prior to your start.  Please see paperwork requirements at the following link: https://www.advocatehealth.com/education/medical-education/medical-students/lutheran-general-hospital

Immunization & Compliance forms can be found here.
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Note: Clinical electives at Advocate hospitals (ACMC, AIMMC, ALGH) are only available to students from LCME and AOA accredited institutions.

Updated:  2/20/17