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Consultative Medicine

Director: Mihaela Stefan, MD, FACP
Location: Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA

Goals

This rotation provides the student with a broadly based experience in medical consultation for patients on the surgical, psychiatric, and obstetrical services. 

Objectives

The student will...

  • work with a senior resident and an attending preceptor to provide consultative services to both inpatients and outpatients. 
  • gain exposure and understanding of preoperative risk evaluations in patients with a variety of medical problems, postoperative problems, outpatient preoperative management of medical problems, medical problems in pregnancy, and medical complications of psychiatric treatment.
  • perform an initial evaluation and present the patient to the attending at teaching rounds which are held daily from 11-12.

 

Course Number

 

MED409-BA-C

 

Duration

 

4 weeks

 

Hours per Week

 

40

 

 

Night Call/Weekends

 

No/No

 

Capacity

 

1 student per Block

 

 

Alternate Dates

Available

 

Yes, at discretion of

The Director

 

 

Transportation

Required

 

No

 

On-Campus Housing

 

Available on a first-come, first-served basis

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Medicine Clerkship.

 

If you would like to apply for this elective, please refer to Application Process.