Medical Students

Our faculty provide you with a solid foundation in infectious diseases.

Well-Rounded Training

Infectious diseases faculty are course directors or co-directors of several classes and provide many of the lectures during your preclinical years.

We provide research opportunities that enhance your learning experience.

Our faculty expand the scope of your education by offering an introduction to international medicine during the intersession break in your third year.

Elective Rotation

Our elective rotation enables you to translate your preclinical microbiology education into clinical practice.

Our rotation is four weeks long and takes place at four clinical sites. You may participate in an elective rotation any time during your third and fourth years.

MED 813 Infectious Diseases, 4 credits

This rotation provides a student with an intensive experience in clinical infectious diseases.

Students will have the opportunity to evaluate patients initially and present them at daily consult rounds with the attending physician. The experience will include history taking, physical examination, review and interpretation of pertinent laboratory data, case presentation, and reading of pertinent information from the available literature.

Students will be assigned to BGMC (MS4 only), ECMC, RPCCC (MS4 only), or VAMC.

Prerequisite: MS3 or MS4

Modules: A-K  Blocks: 1-4

Number of students: 5

Course Director: Alan J. Lesse, MD

Course Coordinator: Anna Alvarado Marwin