Nov 24, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED 45040 - Infectious Diseases


Cr Hrs: 3, 6
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3 or 6 credit hours. The student should function with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in several of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. During the course, students will gain practical experience in the diagnosis and management of infectious diseases under the supervision of attending physicians, postdoctoral fellows and medicine residents. They will participate in all rounds and seminars of the section and perform histories and physical examinations on selected patients on the consultation service. Students will be directed to pertinent literature regarding patients being cared for on the service. Students can arrange to complete their rotation at Regional One Health, the VA Medical Center, or Methodist University Hospital and will need to contact the course coordinator in advance. Enrollment is limited to 1 student per hospital location per rotation.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 3
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Variable
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of MED-30000 or FME-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: James Dale - jbdale@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: James Dale - jbdale@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Stefano Cannioto - scannio1@uthsc.edu - 901-448-6809

Website: https://uthsc.edu/infectious-diseases/index.php
Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: Negotiable
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Overnight Call and/or Float: No
Time off for interviews: Yes-Students may be allowed some time off provided they contact the administrator at least 4 weeks prior to the onset of the rotation.



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