Year Four Courses

MED 715 - Clinical Elective in Infectious Disease

 

Credits: 5

 

Program Directors:

  • Dr. Tonya Crook

 

Administrative Coordinator:

Ms. Deb Lutz (dlutz@hmc.psu.edu)

 

Contact Information:

tcrook@hmc.psu.edu
531-8881

 

Prerequisites:

Third year Medicine Clerkship

 

Maximum Number of Students:

2 (HY), 1 (HBG), 1 (Reading), 1 (Lehigh), and 1 (York)

 

When Offered:

All Rotations

 

Length Of Course:

1 month

 

Date/Time/Location:

9:00 a.m.; Room C6833

 

Description:

This elective provides exposure to an inpatient consultation service in Infectious Diseases. The student(s) will be responsible for workup and following patients, presenting the case and all follow-up data to the attending physician and others on the service.

 

Course Objectives:

Diagnosis, laboratory workup and treatment of a variety of Infectious Diseases by first-hand experience. In addition, a collection of articles on twenty-four of the most important Infectious Diseases topics is reviewed monthly.

 

Additional Information:

Course Specific Requirements: Attendance at all case conferences, ward rounds, and laboratory visits. Presentation of cases at the weekly clinical conference.

Report To:

Hershey, Harrisburg (Dr. John Goldman), Reading (Dr. Lisa Motz), Lehigh (Dr. Luther Rhodes), and York (Dr. Brian Pollack)