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Electives - Rheumatology
Rheumatology Outpatient Clinic
Elective Number: 1622 (lottery)
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Adam Carlson
Rotation Coordinator: Javanov Barksdale
Duration: 2 weeks
Available: 1a, 3a, 5b, 6b, 8a, 9b, 11a & 12b
Report to: Dr. Adam Carlson
Time to Report: 8:00 am
Place to Report: Rheumatology Clinic; Suite 2100; 415 Building, Ray C. Hunt Drive
Typical day: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 1
Course Description: The purpose of this elective is to teach students how to evaluate and manage patients with musculoskeletal problems. Students will see patients with a variety of disorders, especially rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and others with an immunopathologic basis. Students are incorporated into the outpatient activities of the service. Emphasis is on ambulatory patients, who are examined in the Arthritis Clinic. Conferences include Immunology Research Seminars, journal reviews, Pathology and Radiology Conferences, Patient Care Conferences, and Rheumatology Grand Rounds.