This elective is for students with an interest in learning more about how to diagnose and treat gastroenterologic diseases. Students will also learn about and observe endoscopy and other GI procedures (i.e. ERCP). The students will be members of an inpatient consult team comprised of a fellow and faculty from the section of Gastroenterology. An intern or resident may also be a part of the team. Students are expected to participate in daily rounds with the fellow and attendings and attend all GI conferences. Students will be assigned a panel of patients from which they are expected to write daily progress notes and present on rounds. A student panel should not exceed four patients.
Maximum number of students: 2
Timeframe: 2 or 4 weeks
Prerequisite: Completion of the Internal Medicine Clerkship with a passing grade
Available Dates (2012/2013):
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