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Neurology Elective Course Description

Course Name: Ambulatory Neurology
Course Number: NU-436 
Elective Type: B1
Coordinator(s): Jennifer Moodie, MD
Contact: Lois Holmes 
Department: Neurology  
Sites Available: UMMHC-University Campus

Months Offered:

EE1, other blocks available with permission from coordinator
Number of Students / Month: TBA 
Prerequisites: Documented Successful Completion of Clerkship in Neurology 
Enrollment Process: Approval from coordinator required; email approval to to schedule
Elective Description: 

Brief Summary of Expected Activities:

  • obtain patient histories and perform physical exam; in addition, formulate differential diagnosis and develop care plan, using review of literature as appropriate
  • attend regular didactic sessions
  • present both patients and assigned topics to team/attending
  • attend work rounds regularly
  • perform procedures (i.e. lumbar puncture) under direct supervision


Note:  Offered to: Umass Students and US / International Visiting Students 

Location: University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA  01655  

Website: Department of Neurology