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MED 334C. Nephrology Clerkship (SCVMC)

Open to Visitors

Department
Medicine
Courses      Clerkships


Description
Students see patients in the outpatient renal clinic, and on an active inpatient service. The diverse patient population at SCVMC enables student to encounter patients with a wide variety of acute and chronic renal diseases, hypertension, and fluid and electrolyte disturbances. The clerkship is also designed to acquaint students with a systematic approach to patients with fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base abnormalities. A series of seminars covering a broad range of topics in nephrology and designed specifically for medical students is given by the faculty. An optional self-study program on fluid and electrolytes consisting of 8 taped lectures with slides is also available. Weekly divisional nephrology conferences are held at SCVMC, and address various topics in nephrology. Additionally, there is a monthly nephrology resident conference, in addition to a monthly renal pathology conference. Videotaped lecture series on the entire field of nephrology are also available.

Prerequisites
Medicine 300A.

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for four weeks. 2 students per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: SCVMC, Renal Dialysis Unit, 3rd Floor [Visitors call (408-885-5110) and bring proof of PPD and malpractice insurance as directed]; Time: 8:30 am.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Director:
Anjali Bhatt Saxena, M.D.

Other Faculty
A. Saxena, J. Lugovoy, A. Jobalia, B. Young, N. Pham, F. Luo, staff.

Coordinator
Mary Jane Monroe (408-885-7019), SCVMC.


 

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