Medical Student Education

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T2 Electives


Department of Neurosurgery


Introduction to Neurosurgery

Students will be given an introduction to career opportunities in neurosurgery.  The course will be conducted through didactic sessions, weekly conference, daily rounds, clinic, and observation in the operating room.  Students will be provided exposure to the neurological examination, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of common neurosurgical pathologies.

Dr. Ricky Medel, Course Director
Phone: (504) 988-5565
Fax: (504) 988-5793
Grading Policy: Pass/Fail. Evaluation to be based upon student participation through oral communication with faculty.
Enrollment: Elective is open to T1s and T2s. Maximum: 4; Minimum: 1
Time of course: Offered Sessions 1, 2, 3, and 4 (Continuation of course material)

1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-8070