MED 723 - Clinical Elective in Gastroenterology
Third year Medicine Clerkship
Maximum Number of Students:
2 (HY), 1 (Reading), 1 (Lehigh), 1 (York) and 1 (Harrisburg)
Length Of Course:
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.
Main topics and concepts covered during the elective are; peptic ulcer disease, gastrointestinal oncology, pancreatitis, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, obstructive jaundice.
Course Specific Requirements: Attendance at three outpatient GI clinics weekly. Attendance at GI Conferences.