Jun 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog

MEDE 8836 Core Clerkship - Internal Medicine (Rural Scholars Program)

8 SCH. This course is a required eight (8) week clinical rotation in general internal medicine that addresses issues regarding the recognition and treatment of common health problems of adults. The clerkship includes both ambulatory and hospital care of patients under the rigorous supervision of the assigned rural faculty. Manual skills are learned and reinforced. During ambulatory experiences, the student is exposed to the multiple aspects of outpatient and ambulatory medicine including, but not limited to, rheumatology, neurology, diabetes managements, general internal medicine, geriatrics, public health, outpatient endoscopy. This rotation will result in the acquisition and application of core knowledge and clinical skills necessary for rural practice. Students will complete this clerkship at sites assigned by the Office of Rural Medical Education in conjunction with the Department of Internal Medicine. This course is restricted to students enrolled in the Rural Scholars Program and satisfies the core clerkship in Internal Medicine requirement in the general medical school curriculum.
Offered Fall and Spring