Medicine * Elective Course Description

Course Name: Hematology/Medical Oncology
Course Number: ME-420
Elective Type: B1 
Coordinator(s): Venu Bathini, M.D.

Contact: Trisha Galloway Tricia.Galloway@umassmed.edu
Backup Contact: Nancy Agyapon Nancy.Agyapon@umassmemorial.org
Department: Medicine 
Sites Available: UMMHC-University Campus
Months Offered: May (E1), July(M1) through April(M10)
Number of Students / Month: 1 {providing there is room} 
Prerequisites: 4th Year Students  
Elective Description: Students are expected to acquire basic understanding of the pathophysiology of hematologic disorders as well as an approach to the diagnosis, management and therapy of these disorders and oncologic orders. Students are expected to acquire an understanding of the various laboratory techniques utilized in the evaluation of hematologic disorders including interpretation of routine blood parameters, peripheral blood smears, bone marrow interpretation and procedure, and coagulation and platelet function tests.
Note:  N/A
Location: UMMHC-University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655  www.mapquest.com  
Website: Medicine Department: http://www.umassmed.edu/medicine/