Overview

Overview

Location
Akron General

Duration
4 weeks 

Number of Students
2

Chief of Service
Tom Tanphaichitr, 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

  • Amr Alyafi, MD
  • Darryl Anderson, MD — Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
    Preti Chaturvedi, MD — Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Thomas Kayani, MD — Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Vinh Nguyen, MD
  • Susan Ray, MD — Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Rupesh Raina, MD — Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Karl Schwarze, MD — Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Tom Tanphaichitr (Tan), MD — Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Miriam Zidehsarai, DO — Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Description

Description

Objectives

  • To learn the basic principles of evaluation and management of renal clinical syndromes.
  • To learn the approaches to evaluation and management of hypertension.
  • To learn to recognize, evaluate and manage acid-base and fluid-electrolyte disorders.

Description

  • The student will work up at least two patients (admissions and or consultation) per week, and present for discussion of clinical assessment and plan of management.
  • The student will make daily patient rounds with the attending nephrologist and residents.
  • The student will under supervision, perform procedures.
  • The student will participate in discussions of selected cases and subjects, and give a 15 - 30 minute presentation on a subject of his/her choice.
  • Appropriate literature references will be given to augment the student’s clinical experience.

Night Call/Special Requirements

  • None