Hershey, Reading (Dr. Lisa Motz), Lehigh (Dr. Eliot Friedman), York (Dr. Brian Pollack), and Harrisburg (Course Contact: Sandy Newman)
The student will spend this rotation on the oncology consult service and be expected to: 1) participate in daily patient rounds with an oncology attending and fellow 2) to share consults with the fellow 3) attend outpatient clinics, new patient evaluations and follow-ups 4) attend didactic sessions and conferences in the division (approx. 5/week)
Main topics/concepts covered during the elective include: 1. Appreciation of interdisciplinary management of common solid tumors 2. Understanding the principles of supportive care in oncology - especially pain management 3. Learn principles of chemotherapy - mechanisms of action, use and complications
Course Specific Requirements: One (1) assigned topic presentation.