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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
Backup Contact: Michele Iosua
Department: Medicine 
Sites Available: UMMHC-University Campus
Months Offered: E1, M1 through M10
Number of Students / Month: 1
Prerequisites: 4th Year UMass Students
Enrollment Process: Approval from coordinator required; email approval to to schedule
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  
Website: Medicine Department: