Year Four Courses

MED 723 - Clinical Elective in Gastroenterology


Credits: 5


Program Directors:

  • Dr. Emmanuelle Williams


Contact Information:

Mary Maiolo ext 8741



Third year Medicine Clerkship


Maximum Number of Students:

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


When Offered:

All Rotations


Length Of Course:

1 month



8:00 a.m.; UPC II 4200 (Call Mary Maiolo at at x8741 for directions)

Hershey, Reading (Dr. Lisa Motz), Lehigh (Dr. Carl D'Angelo), York (Dr. Brian Pollack), and Harrisburg (Course Contact: Sandy Newman)



The gastroenterology service will provide a busy and intensive clinical training ground with emphasis on the pathophysiological approach to the management of a broad spectrum of gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases.


Course Objectives:

Main topics and concepts covered during the elective are; peptic ulcer disease, gastrointestinal oncology, pancreatitis, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, obstructive jaundice.


Additional Information:

Course Specific Requirements: Attendance at three outpatient GI clinics weekly. Attendance at GI Conferences.