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Gastroenterology – ALGH

Updated: 2/20/17

Students must be an M4.

The student is expected to write a complete consultation, learn the indication and contraindication of diagnostic tests and therapeutic procedures, and present the patient to the resident and attending physicians.

Diagnosis of common and occasional uncommon GI problems. Diagnosis and evaluation of abdominal pain, management of GI bleeding, familiarity with imaging and GI disorders.

Twenty to thirty patients with a variety of gastrointestinal and liver diseases are seen in consultation each week. The student will participate in an active endoscopy service. The student will see 5-10 new patients per week in the inpatient service. Student/resident rounds start at 0730. Attending rounds start at 0800. Reading assignments and lectures will be part of the rotation. Daily conferences held at noon; Grand rounds once per week.

Feedback will be given by the attending on a case-by-case basis. The student will be evaluated at the midpoint of the rotation. Oral and written evaluation will be provided at the end of the rotation. The student is expected to provide feedback regarding his/her experience.

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  • Program Number

    ELEC 614

  • Program Contacts

    Coordinator: Tara Murphy
    Telephone: 847-723-6479

  • Program Information

    Location: ALGH

    Duration: 4 Weeks
    Night Call: No
    Weekends: No
    Total Students Accepted: Min. 1 Max. 4
    Housestaff Used as Faculty: No
    Lectures/Conferences/Faculty Contact: 4-7
    Laboratory/Independent Study: Varies
    Outpatient: 3-6
    Inpatient: 29-31
    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:

    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