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Electives - Global Health
Uganda Clinical Medicine
Elective Number: 1525 (International)
Rotation Supervisors: Dr. Christopher Moore
Designated signer: Dr. Moore firstname.lastname@example.org
Available: All Rotations - based on availability at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital
Duration: 4 weeks (up to 8 weeks) based on Mbarara availability
Evaluation should be given to: Overseas preceptor - students should bring evals back and give to Dr. Moore
Prerequisites: Rotation must be arranged with Dr. Moore at least 4-6 months in advance to allow plenty of time to set things up in Uganda. As well, at least a month prior (but best to be 6-8 weeks prior) to beginning the rotation complete the Elective requirements on the Forms page.
Report to: Dr. Tony Wilson
Time to Report: 9:00 am
Place to Report: Medicine Ward, Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 1-2
Clinical Competencies and Objectives
Interpersonal and Communications Skills
Disease Mix & Patient Characteristics
Students will participate on ward rounds on a daily basis with the housestaff and a supervising attending physician. Students will be expected to discuss management of patients with the supervising attending physicians as well as the Ugandan housestaff which generally includes an intern and a student (a Masters of Medicine candidate). Additionally, one attending physician is on call each day and rounds with the admitting team on new admissions in the morning and again in the evening every call day. Students will be expected to participate in post-call rounds each morning and at least once per week in the evening. Attending physicians also supervise housestaff in the ambulatory clinics which visiting students will be expected to attend at least once per week.