Rotation at a Glance
Successful completion of all 3rd year clerkships
The infectious diseases elective introduces 4th year medical students to the diagnosis and treatment of common infectious diseases, emphasizing general internal medicine and clinical microbiology. Emphasis is placed on a rational and sophisticated approach to the use of common antimicrobial agents. At the end of this rotation, students will have a greater appreciation for the use of patient history, physical examination, bacteriological statistics, epidemiology, gram strain, and basic microbiological laboratory tests.
Goals & Objectives
Feedback & Evaluation
The attending preceptor will provide consistent written evaluations and will offer feedback throughout the rotation. A final, written evaluation will be completed at the end of the rotation.