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|Course Name:||Infectious Disease|
|Coordinator(s):||Contact Medical Education Office @ 413-447-2715
|Sites Available:||Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA|
|Months Offered:||E1, M1-M10|
|Number of Students / Month:||1|
|Prerequisites:||Completion of 3rd year Medicine clerkship|
Elective Description: The student will see infectious disease consultations at the Berkshire Medical Center and will be responsible for initial evaluation, presentation to the attending and literature research related to that patient. Time will be given to the patient on a one-to-one basis to discuss general problems and concepts in infectious disease. Rational antibiotic use will be stressed. The student will spend some time in the clinical laboratory to gain an appreciation of microbiologic procedures and techniques. Occasionally the patients will be presented in conference by the student along with a review of the literature related to that patient's infectious disease problem.
|Note: Contact Medical Education Office for more information|
|Location: Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 www.mapquest.com|