Course Catalog

 
02-350 NEUROLOGY CLERKSHIP
Department NEUROLOGY Campus Birmingham
Course Type(s) Clerkship Facility UAB Medical Center
Course Director JOHN R RINKER, MD Enrollment Limit 10
Contact VICKI ALLEN Enrollment Minimum 4
Email vgallen@uabmc.edu Address SC 440C
Phone (205) 975-3756 Fax 2059964150
Weeks
Normally Offered

See Offering Dates
1-4, 5-8, 9-12, 13-16, 18-21, 22-25, 28-31, 32-35, 36-39, 40-43, 45-48, 49-52
Prerequisites SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE FIRST TWO YEARS OF MEDICAL SCHOOL AND USMLE STEP I. 
Visiting Students
No LCME students accepted.
No osteopathic students accepted.
Course Description This is the introduction to Clinical Neurology required during the third year of medical school. It is a 4 week course divided into 2 week "mini-blocks" on the General Neurology and Stroke Services. Students have inpatient care responsibilities at the University Hospital or VA Medical Center supervised by resident physicians and attendings. Students have outpatient clinic experiences at The Kirklin Clinic, VA Medical Center and Cooper Green Hospital. A series of didactic lectures and attendance at several departmental and resident conferences are required during the rotation. Students take 4 in-house call nights during the clerkship.
Where To Report M8 Conference Room NLT 0730 at 7:30 AM for orientation on the first day. Contact Vicki Allen at vgallen@uabmc.edu or 975-0447 for more information.
Requirements Must pass NBME subject exam in order to pass the course. Students are required to attend departmental lectures including those of the residents. Each student will take 4 in-house call nights.
Evaluation Clinical Component - 70%. NBME Shelf Exam - 30%.
Notes Associate Clerkship Director: William Meador, MD