Medicine * Elective Course Description

Course Name: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Course Number: ME-449
Elective Type: B1 
Coordinator(s): Contact Medical Education Office @ 413-447-2715
swade@bhs1.org
Department: Medicine
Sites Available: Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA
Months Offered: May, July through April 
Number of Students / Month:
Prerequisites: 4th year student 

Elective Description: To acquaint the student with the practice of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Outpatient and bedside evaluation and sound use of kiagnostic procedures will be stressed. Students will participate in daily work rounds, inpatient consultations and busy musculoskeletal disorder office practice. They will work directly with attending physicians helping to manage acute and chronic disabilities, while placing these problems in the proper perspective according to the individual patient’s impairment. 

Note: NA
Location: Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201    www.mapquest.com
Website: http://www.umassmed.edu/medicine/