Students participate in the initial evaluation, treatment planning, management and follow-up care of patients. Students can participate in multidisciplinary cancer conferences as well as radiation oncology specific conferences. Exposure to special procedures, such as radioactive implants (brachytherapy), intraoperative electron beam radiation, gamma knife radiosurgery and whole-body irradiation (marrow transplant) also may be possible.
Providing students with exposure to the field of aerospace medicine including clinical care, research, and education for pilots and aviation personnel. Field experiences at Cape Canaveral, FL will be offered pending availability.
High altitude is a common exposure for humans during recreational and professional activities. In this selective, students learn about maladaptive responses to high altitude including acute mountain sickness (AMS), High altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) or High altitude cerebral edema (HACE).
Spaceflight and high-performance aircraft environments are now increasingly open to the general public. In this selective, students will learn how the environment of high-performance flight challenges human physiology, as well as how to counsel individuals who desire to engage in such activities.
Students will observe patients with a broad mix of allergic and immunologic diseases and disease severity and will develop a basic understanding of the etiology, physiology, pathogenesis and diagnostic procedures of allergic diseases, immunodeficiency and immunologic disorders.
The AMA Journal of Ethics® is a peer-reviewed journal that exists to help students and clinicians navigate ethical decisions in service to patients and society by offering cases and commentary; policy, history, law, art, and education discussions; journal-based, audio, and video CME; podcasts; visuals; and more. The journal is free to everyone. If you're a US-based medical student, we invite you to apply to be an AMA Journal of Ethics Editorial Fellow and design a theme issue with us.
Mental illness is often portrayed in movies, influencing public perception and stigma of mental health conditions. In this selective, we discuss the value these movies bring to discussions of mental health and how we as medical professionals can be aware of how this can impact our practice.
Students in pathology spend their rotation in the anatomic & clinical pathology laboratories that support the hospital and clinic services. They are exposed to many facets of anatomic & clinical pathology. Including a variety of general surgical pathology, cytology & hematopathology, including gross anatomic & microscopic examination.
Students will experience the broad range of pathology and its role as a vital component of surgical and medical care, spanning infectious disease, rheumatology, oncology diagnosis and prognosis, and transplantation, while understanding diverse and cutting-edge diagnostic techniques.