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Infectious Disease

Duration: 2-4 week rotation
Course Offered: Throughout the year

Rotation Overview: Infectious Disease

The student will be instructed to participate in the evaluation of patients with a variety of infectious disease problems. Topics/cases will include basic infectious diseases (antibiotic-resistant diseases, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, wound infections, bacteremia, central nervous system infections, etc.) to complex multisystem disorders (FUO, multiple organ failure, HIV, etc.). The rotation is hospital-based, but outpatient clinics reflecting the typical work of an ID Practitioner are held weekly.

Education Objectives: Infectious Disease

Students will be able to understand the rationale for antimicrobial selection. They will become familiar with evaluating and treating HIV Infection, as well as see a variety of nosocomial infections and their impact. Students will also interface with the Pathology and Microbiology Lab.

Students Report To:

Melissa Owens
Medical Student Coordinator

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