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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED 45030 - Hematology/Oncology-MUH

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. This elective at MUH will aid the student in gaining expertise in the examination, diagnosis and management of patients with hematological and oncological disorders. The student at MUH will participate in daily rounds with an attending physician, a medical resident and two medical interns. In addition, the student will have some patient care responsibilities depending on his or her level of clinical training and expertise. The student will participate directly in patient care, learning not only current hematological and oncological techniques of diagnosis and treatment but general principles of practice of internal medicine. In addition, the student will review peripheral blood and bone marrow specimens. Each student should become familiar with the various procedures and practices consistent with quality patient care in the Division of Hematology/Oncology. Students should also attend general medicine conferences, hematology conferences, and medicine journal club.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Methodist University Hospital
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of MED-30000 or FME-30000

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Michael Martin -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Michael Martin -
Course Coordinator: Stefano Cannioto - - 901-448-6809

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

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