NN501M.23

Advanced Study in Clinical Neurology

Sites: BWH
Director(s): Erik Alexander, James Stankiewicz
Prerequisites: HMS Principal Clinical Experience (Core Clinical Clerkships) or equivalent
Offered: Full time every month.
Location: BWH - Brigham and Women's Hospital (23)
Open to Exclerks: US/Canadian
Description: This course offers an exposure, under the direct supervision of instructors, to a wide variety of neurologic problems. There is ample opportunity for practice in history-taking and neurological examination. The goal of the course is for students to gain increased confidence in neurologic examination and in understanding of the neurologic patient. Opportunity can be provided, at the student's request, for extended exposure to a particular area or for participation in a research project. The student will be involved in lectures, clinics, and conferences as well. The call schedule is every forth night.
Incorporation of Basic Science Content and Evidence-Based Medicine:
Basic science and evidence based medicine are incorporated through daily rounds, lectures, and conferences.
Grade Criteria:
Honors with Distinction: 92% and above Honors: 80-91% Satisfactory: 60-79% Unsatisfactory: Below 60%