MED 810 Sleep Medicine, 4 credits

The fourth-year clinical elective in sleep medicine will allow the student to become familiar with the various sleep problems people encounter. Such problems include sleep apnea, insomnia, periodic limb movements, parasomnias and circadian rhythm disturbances. Over the course of four weeks, the student will be exposed to various diagnostic and therapeutic techniques used in the field of sleep medicine. The student will attend a few sleep medicine clinics a week. Additionally, instruction and exposure will be given regarding interpreting polysomnographic recordings as well as polysomnogram hookups. The student will attend and partake in multidisciplinary sleep medicine conferences as well as sleep medicine journal club. The medical student is given a sleep rotation schedule and will become familiar with sleep centers in Buffalo and the surrounding area as well as the sleep medicine attendings. 

Prerequisite: MS4

Modules: D-K

Number of students: 1

Course Director: Eric Ten Brock, MD

Course Coordinator: Nancy Niedermayer