Aug 12, 2022  
Catalog/Bulletin 2021-2022 
Catalog/Bulletin 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[380 Hours]
Instruction during this ten week bock is centered on the development of knowledge, skills and professional attitudes required for the practice of internal medicine, both in the hospital and the outpatient clinic. Students are assigned patients, and are required to perform histories and physical examinations, interpret laboratory data and X-rays, and develop differential diagnoses and treatment plans based on clinical data and directed reading, Daily rounds, small group resident and faculty teaching sessions, and student case presentations stress the team approach to patient care. Educational emphasis includes outpatient medicine, and the student spends four weeks in the ambulatory clinics. Departmental conferences such as Morning Report, Grand Rounds, and Case Management Conference, as well as student-oriented Clinical Core Conferences, EKG Conferences, Chest Conferences, and Professor Rounds emphasize essential concepts in medicine.