Medicine * Elective Course Description

Course Name:Nephrology
Course Number:ME-425
Elective Type:B1
Coordinator(s):Contact Medical Education Office @ 413-447-2715
swade@bhs1.org
Department:Medicine
Sites Available:Berkshire Medical Center
Months Offered:May, July through April (No June)
Number of Students / Month:
Prerequisites:Completion of 3rd year Medicine clerkship 
Elective Description: The student will take part in the evaluation of patients with end stage renal disease and follow them through hemodialysis. He/she will also see all in-patient consults, follow peritoneal dialysis patients, as well as participate in the outpatient office evaluations. Clinical material will be supplemented with lectures. 
Note: Contact Medical Education Office 
Location:  Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201    www.mapquest.com
Website: http://www.umassmed.edu/medicine/