OBJECTIVES/DESCRIPTION OF EDUCATIONAL ROTATION.
- During the rotation, you are expected to become familiar with the language of dermatology (e.g., know the difference between primary and secondary lesions and be comfortable describing what you see).
- In addition disease recognition and formulating differential diagnoses and treatment plans will be emphasized.
- Different levels of expectation are held according to level of training.
FREQUENCY OF CALL. No call for medical students rotating on this service.
REQUIRED READINGS. There will be selected readings from textbooks and journals based on identified patient problems seen in the clinic and on the ward.
- The student will give one 20-minute presentation on a selected topic.
- Each student is expected to attend all Department of Medicine conferences to include Morning Report, Grand Rounds, and Tuesday afternoon educational activities.
HOW ARE STUDENTS EVALUATED?
- There will be a test at the end of the rotation emphasizing the practical and important points of primary care dermatology.
- The student's evaluation will be based on performance on both inpatient and outpatient experiences.
- This evaluation will reflect not only his/her fund of knowledge, ability to gather and synthesize information, but also his/her motivation, work habits, and interpersonal skills.
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