Clerkships

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MED4-3001/F
Third Year Core Clerkship in Medicine - Nashville
Course coordinator: Dr. Chris Trabue
This clerkship provides an excellent opportunity for third year students to learn Internal Medicine on the wards of a large tertiary care private hospital with state of the art facilities and equipment. Students will spend one month in Nashville and one month in Memphis. The clinical experience is enriched by the high faculty-to-student ratio, an interactive lecture format, and a balanced clinical exposure to all areas of Internal Medicine. There is one third year student per team, thus ensuring individual learning opportunity. No overnight call is required as a night float system is in place.

MED4-3002/F
Senior Clerkship in Medicine - Nashville
Note: not available in December or June
Course coordinator: Dr. Chris Trabue
This general internal medicine clerkship provides the student with a broad array of clinical problems in a large hospital setting. The student assumes responsibility for patient care under the supervision of a resident and an attending physician. The clerkship emphasizes bedside skills, differential diagnosis, cost effectiveness, ethics, and treatment. No overnight call is required as a night float system is in place.

MED4-4112/F
Infectious Diseases - Nashville
Note: not available in December
Course coordinator: Dr. Mark B. Carr
This elective at St. Thomas Midtown (formerly Baptist Hospital) in Nashville offers a wide range of clinical infectious disease problems in a large tertiary care setting. The student will make daily inpatient and outpatient rounds with full-time faculty members in infectious diseases. The rotation provides one-on-one teaching with a comprehensive review of infectious disease medicine through patient evaluations and regular lectures. There is no weekend or night call.