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Electives - Pathology
Elective Number: 2302
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Helen Cathro, firstname.lastname@example.org
Duration: 4 weeks
Available: All rotations
A pager is required, but will not be provided.
Time to Report: 8:30 am
Place to Report: New Hospital Expansion room 3028
Typical day: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 2
Course Description: This elective is designed for students who wish to explore Nephrology, Transplantation or Pathology as a subspecialty. Diagnosis of medical renal diseases and renal allograft rejection is based on combined histological, ultrastructual and immunofluorescent approaches. The student will review all components of renal biopsies with residents and attendings and will attend conferences. This rotation will acquaint the student with disease diagnosis based on clinicopathologic correlation and the application of several contemporary laboratory approaches.
ROTATION GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
1. To be familiar with the fundamental patterns of native kidney pathology.
2. Medical Knowledge
5. Systems Based Care and Practice