Year Four Courses

Four Week Electives

PED 739 - Pediatric Cardiology Elective with global health experience (4th year) - 5

Instructor: Linda Pauliks, MD

 

FCMED 722 - Family Medicine Acting Internship

 

Credits: 5

 

Program Directors:

  • Dr. Shanin Gross

 

Administrative Coordinator:

Jeanne Laicha (jlaicha@hmc.psu.edu) 717-531-8752

 

Contact Information:

Dr. Shanin Gross, sgross@hmc.psu.edu

 

Prerequisites:

Limited to students enrolled in The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine who have completed their third year core clerkships.

 

Maximum Number of Students:

N/A

 

When Offered:

All Rotations

 

Length Of Course:

1 month

 

Date/Time/Location:

Hershey Medical Center Family Medicine Inpatient Service, University Physician Group Outpatient Offices, or PSU Family Medicine Residency Program in Lebanon, PA (inpatient and outpatient sites)

 

Description:

Opportunity to assume the responsibility of a 1st year resident with either an inpatient or outpatient focus. Continue to develop diagnostic skills on either an inpatient or outpatient population and continue to develop differential diagnoses and treatment plans while mastering patient communication skills. Depending on availability (first-come-first-served basis) students may select a inpatient-only month, outpatient-only month, or a split inpatient-outpatient month.

 

Additional Information:

STUDENTS MUST CONTACT THE FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE OFFICE OF PREDOCTORAL EDUCATION FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THIS ACTING INTERNSHIP.