MED 804 Cardiovascular Medicine, 4 credits

Students will see patients for whom cardiac consultation has been requested and will make daily rounds with the attending, cardiology fellow and resident. There will be exposure to EKG reading, stress testing, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, and cardiac catheterization.

There also will be opportunities to participate in cardiology clinic and observe cardiac catheterizations, interventional cardiology procedures and open-heart surgery.

The student will attend weekly university-wide fellows conference. On completion, the student will develop an understanding of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide variety of cardiac conditions.

Prerequisite: MS3 or MS4

Modules: A-M Blocks: 1-4

Number of students: 4: 3 MS4s, 1 MS3

Course Director: Brian Page, MD

Course Coordinator: Michelle Dicenzo