Medicine * Elective Course Description

Course Name: Infectious Disease 
Course Number: ME-423
Elective Type: B1
Coordinator(s):

Jennifer Daly, MD
Contact: Kathy Scalley  scalleyK@ummhc.org

Department: Medicine
Sites Available:

Combined sites at University Campus and Memorial Campus

Use site code: UMME

Months Offered: E1, M1-M10
Number of Students / Month:  
Prerequisites: Completion of 3rd year Medicine clerkship 
Elective Description: The primary experience for the student will be an inpatient-based clinical consultative one. The student will see hospitalized patients for whom infectious disease consultation has been requested by other physicians in the hospital. The student will learn principles of infectious disease and microbiology, as well as how the consultant influences and helps patient care. The generation of a judicious and cost effective work-up as well as the prudent use of antibiotics is stressed. In addition, the student will be exposed to outpatients in Travel Medicine, HIV, and General Infectious Diseases clinics. 
Note: This elective is a combined site location - at University Campus and Memorial Campus.  Contact Kathy Scalley to sign up.
Location: 
Combined sites of  University Campus and Memorial Campus
Website: http://www.umassmed.edu/medicine/