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Infectious Diseases

Director: Eric Granowitz, MD

Location: Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA

Goals

This elective provides a broad exposure to the many types of infectious disease problems.

Objectives

The student will be able to…

  • perform the initial interview and examination of a patient.
  • formulate impressions and diagnostic/therapeutic strategies to present to an attending for discussion and implementation.
  • understand basic diagnosis and treatment of common infectious diseases.
  • understand the mechanisms of action and indications for commonly used antimicrobials.
  • understand basic pathogenesis and pathophysiology of common infectious diseases.

TUSM

Course Number

 

IFD401-BA-C

 

Duration

 

4 weeks


Average

Hours per Week

 

40

 

 

Night Call/Weekends

 

No/No

 

Capacity

 

1 student per Block

 


Alternate Dates

Available

 

No

 


Transportation

Required

 

No

 

On-Campus Housing

 

Available on a first-come, first-served basis

  Prerequisite: Successful completion of Medicine Clerkship.

 

If you would like to apply for this elective, please refer to Application Process.

Questions?

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