SU518M.23a

Diseases of the Genitourinary Tract

Sites: BWH, CHMC
Director(s): Erik Alexander, Martin Kathrins
Prerequisites: HMS Principal Clinical Experience (Core Clinical Clerkships) or equivalent
Offered: Full time for one month.
Location: BWH - Brigham and Women's Hospital (23)
Open to Exclerks: US/Canadian
Description: Thie course is designed to enable students to concentrate on the clnical aspects of adult and pediatric urologic surgery, pathology, physiology, and radiology. Students will participate as members of the patient care team in diagnosis, clinical management, and surgical treatment of patients with urologic disorders. Each student will review pertinent medical literature using evidence based medicine and present to group conferences special categories of interest in urologic surgery, such as renal calculi or neoplastic diseases of the genitourinary system.
Incorporation of Basic Science Content and Evidence-Based Medicine:
Seminars concerning evaluation of journal articles and basic science lectures are held on a weekly basis.
Grade Criteria:
Honors with Distinction: Exceptional performance in the above mentioned areas for evaluation. Honors: Superior performance in the above mentioned areas for evaluation. Satisfactory: Average to above average performance in the above mentioned areas for evaluation. Unsatisfactory: Below average performance in the above mentioned areas for evaluation.