Overview

Overview

Location
Akron General

Duration
4 weeks

Number of Students
1

Chief of Service
Gary Bollin, MD
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
1 Akron General Ave.
Akron, Ohio 44307

Contact
Lisa Lawson
Student Coordinator
330.344.5470
LawsonL@ccf.org

Teaching Faculty

  • Gary Bollin, MD — Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Anurag Duggal, MD — Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Donald Dumford, MD — Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Rajiv Sahni, MD — Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • David Watkins, MD — Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Richard Watkins, MD — Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Description

Description

Objectives

  • To provide student with exposure to and participation in the diagnostics and management of patients with infectious diseases in a hospital setting.
  • To maximize the ability of student to interpret Gram stains and other lab data in the diagnosis of infectious diseases.
  • To review the principles of antimicrobial therapy.

Description

  • With patient consultation as the major setting, the elective will include instruction in all aspects of infectious disease, including human-microbial pathophysiology, antibiotic use and abuse, and the proper use of the microbiology laboratory.
  • Heavy emphasis will be placed on the history, physical examination and interpretation of gram-stained smears in the evaluation of patients.
  • The student will make daily rounds with the Infectious Disease service and will be assigned selected consults to work up, present and follow.
  • The student will participate in any conferences held by the Infectious Disease service.
  • Typical daily schedule: 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; Saturday & Sunday - None

Night Call/Special Requirements

  • None