Program Coordinator: Anas Hadeh, MD

Duration: 4 weeks
Availability: Year round
No. of Students: 2
Time: Full time

Prerequisite

Completion of core clerkship in internal medicine and course in physical diagnosis. Open to senior medical students.

Objectives

To improve the student’s skills in history, physical exam, chest x-ray and CAT chest scan interpretation, as well as pulmonary function test interpretation.

Description

The student will be working with a staff pulmonologist. The student will be exposed to various pulmonary problems presenting in the outpatient and inpatient setting. Emphasis will be placed on history, physical exam and arriving at differential diagnoses. Basic skills in interpretation of a standard chest x-ray, CAT scan of the chest as well as pulmonary function tests will be stressed throughout the rotation. The student will see patients in the inpatient hospital setting AND in the outpatient clinic. There will be no night call or weekend work expected.

Evaluation

Evaluations are performed by the supervising physicians. A report is sent to deans and phase coordinators upon request.