2016-2017 Years 3 & 4 Clerkships (Electives & Required)

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Anatomy (ANAT)   

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
ANAT 7601, 7602 Advanced Clinical Gross Anatomy 2, 3, 4, 6    
ANAT 7800 Integrated Preparation for Internship 4   SURG 7500

Anesthesiology (ANES)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
ANES 7181 Externship in Clinical Anesthesiology 3, 6 HO  
ANES 7182 Anesthesiology Research Rotation 6    
ANES 7183 Anesthesiology Advanced Elective 3 HO ANES 7181

Dermatology (DERM)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
DERM 7182 Dermatology Preceptorship 3 HO  
DERM 7183 Advanced Dermatology 3 HO DERM 7182; Core rotations in Surgery, Medicine and  Pediatrics strongly recommended; 4th year student (3rd year students needs prior approval from course director).
DERM 7185 Dermatology Research Arranged    

Emergency Medicine (EMMD)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
EMMD 7500
Required
Emergency Medicine 4 HO MED 7500 or SURG 7500
EMMD 7512 Bedside Ultrasound for the Clinician 4 HO MED 7500, SURG 7500, EMMD 7500
EMMD 7521 Research in Emergency Medicine 6-12    
EMMD 7571 Clinical Toxicology & Emergency Medicine 4 HO MED 7501 preferred
EMMD 7600 Advanced Emergency Medicine - Career Track 4,
Arranged
HO EMMD 7500

Family Medicine & Community Health (FMCH)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
FMCH 7500 Sub-Internship in Family Medicine 2, 3, 4,
Arranged
HO MED 7500 or PED 7501
FMCH 7503 Preceptorship in Family Medicine Obstetrics 2, 3, 4 HO  
FMCH 7511 Urban Community Ambulatory Medicine (UCAM) 12 HO UCAM
FMCH 7518 Inpatient Family Medicine 2, 3, 4 HO FMCH 7600 OR FMCH 7523 and MED 7500
FMCH 7520 Rural Rotation in Family Medicine 3, 4, 6 HO  
FMCH 7521 Topics in Immigrant Health 4    
FMCH 7523 Family Medicine Rotation - Duluth 3, 4 HO  
FMCH 7524 Rotation in Palliative Medicine and Hospice 2 HO  
FMCH 7525 Cardiovascular Medicine 3, 4 HO One clinical clerkship, preferably MED 7500
FMCH 7530 Preceptorship in Community Family Medicine 2, 3, 4 HO  
FMCH 7537 Sports Medicine 4 HO  
FMCH 7538 Sports Medicine in Duluth 4 HO  
FMCH 7540 Sports Medicine: USA Soccer Cup 2 HO 4th year student; successful completion of rotations in Family Medicine  and Orthopedic Surgery prior to the start of the elective
FMCH 7544 Outpatient-HIV Management in Family Medicine 3 HO MED 7500
FMCH 7560 Alcohol & Drug Addiction Treatment 3    
FMCH 7585 Sexual Problems in Clinical Practice 2, 3, 4 HO  
FMCH 7595 Family Medicine Research 2, 3, 4, or 6    
FMCH 7599 Family Medicine Independent Study 4, 6    
FMCH 7600
Required
Family Medicine Clerkship 4 HO  
FMCH 7700
Required
Primary Care Selective - Family Medicine 4 HO  

History of Medicine (HMED)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
HMED 7500 Historical Research for Medical Students 3, 4, 6    

Interdisciplinary Medicine (INMD)    

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
INMD 7000, 7001 Interdisciplinary Research Arranged    
INMD 7200 Rural Physician Associate Program Arranged   MED 7500, OBST 7500, and USMLE Step 1 passing score
INMD 7450 Hospice & Palliative Care 3 HO  
INMD 7521 Health Activism 4    
INMD 7522 Migrant Health 4 HO  
INMD 7523 Occupational & Environmental Medicine 4 HO FMCH 7600 or MED 7500
INMD 7540, 7541 Ambulatory Clinics for the Physician-Scientist 6 HO  
INMD 7555 Elective Away for Credit 4-8    
INMD 7565 Global Health Abroad Arranged    
INMD 7577 Integrative Healing 3    
INMD 7580 Integrative Healing—Hawaii 3, Arranged    
INMD 7581 Applied Integrative Medicine—Systems of Healthcare Track 3, Arranged    
INMD 7800 Geriatrics Service Learning 2, arranged    
INMD 79XX
Required
Sub-Internship in Critical Care 4 HO MED 7500, SURG 7500 for SICU placement, PED 7501 for NICU/PICU placements

Laboratory Medicine & Pathology (LAMP)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
LAMP 7114 Surgical Pathology - HC 4, 6    
LAMP 7119 Forensic Pathology 3    
LAMP 7120 Perinatal/Pediatric Pathology 4    
LAMP 7145 Neuropathology 3, 4, 6    
LAMP 7150 Anatomic Pathology 3, 4, 6    
LAMP 7152 Hospital Anatomic Pathology - VA 6    
LAMP 7158 Cardiac Pathology 3, 4    
LAMP 7181 Hematopathology 6    
LAMP 7184 Introduction to Transfusion Therapy 3, 6    
LAMP 7186 Laboratory Medicine in a Community Hospital 4, 6    
LAMP 7187 Interpretation of Lab Data 4   One clinical rotation prior.
LAMP 7195 Medical Informatics 3, 4, 6    

Medicine (MED)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
MED 7500
Required
Medicine Externship I 8 HO  
MED 7505 Infectious Disease Research 6    
MED 7509 Immunology-Rheumatology Research Arranged    
MED 7511 Gastroenterology Research Arranged    
MED 7512 Hematology/Oncology/Transplantation Research (H.O.T. Research) 6    
MED 7518 Diabetes & Endocrinology Research 6    
MED 7521 Infectious Diseases 4 HO MED 7500
MED 7522 Gastroenterology 3, 4 HO  
MED 7523 Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism 4 HO  
MED 7524 Cardiovascular Medicine - HC 4, 6 HO MED 7500; Perferably 4th year student.
MED 7525 Cardiovascular Medicine 4 HO one clinical clerkship in Medicine
MED 7526 Oncology Consultation 4 HO MED 7500
MED 7528 Hematology 4 HO MED 7500; LAMP 7181 might be useful companion course.
MED 7530 Cardiology Research Elective Arranged    
MED 7531 Rheumatology 3, 6 HO MED 7500
MED 7532 Pulmonary Disease 4 HO MED 7500
MED 7554 Fluid Electrolyte Acid-Base Metabolism 4 HO MED 7500; MED 7501 is strongly recommended
MED 7556 Renal Consultation 4 HO MED 7500; It is suggested that this course be taken relatively late in the student's program.
MED 7561 Outpatient & Clinical Nephrology 4 HO MED 7500
MED 7562 Nephrology 4 HO MED 7500
MED 7598 Biomedical Ethics 3, 6    
MED 7601 Research in Renal Diseases and Hypertension Arranged    
MED 7602 Advanced Physical Diagnosis 4 HO  
MED 7603 Palliative Medicine 4 HO MED 7500
MED 7604 Hospitalist and Palliative Medicine

4

HO MED 7500
MED 7607 Global Health Course Arranged    
MED 7700 Required Primary Care Selective - Medicine 4 HO  
MED 7701 Required Primary Care Selective - Medicine/Pediatrics 4 HO  
MED 7703 VAMC Patient Safety Rotation 3 HO  

Neurology (NEUR)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
NEUR 7120 Neurology Research Arranged    
NEUR 7124 Sleep Disorders Medicine 2 HO  
NEUR 7510
Required
Neurology Externship 4 HO  
NEUR 7520 Child Neurology 3 HO NEUR 7510 and PED 7501
NEUR 7565 Neurology Subspecialty Elective 4 HO NEUR 7510
NEUR 7599 Subinternship in Clinical Neurology 4 HO NEUR 7510
NEUR 7600 Epilepsy Diagnosis and Treatment 2 HO MED 7500

Neurosurgery (NSU)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
NSU 7200
Required
Surgical Specialty: Neurosurgery 2, 4 HO 4th year student for 4 week version
NSU 7500 Neurosurgery Externship - UM 2, 4 HO 4th year student for 4 week version
NSU 7511 Neurosurgery Externship - HC 2, 4 HO 4th year student for 4 week version
NSU 7520 Neurosurgery Research Arranged    

Obstetrics & Gynecology (OBST)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
OBST 7500
Required
Ob/Gyn Externship 6 HO  
OBST 7530 Gynecologic Oncology 4 HO Grade of either E or H in OBST 7500
OBST 7541 Advanced Externship in OB/Gyn 4 HO Grade of either E or H in OBST 7500
OBST 7550 Reproductive Health 2, 4 HO OBST 7500 and MED 7500
OBST 7560 Research in Obstetrics and Gynecology 4-6    

Ophthalmology (OPH)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
OPH 7180 Externship in Ophthalmology 3 HO  
OPH 7190 Ophthalmology Research Arranged    

Orthopaedic Surgery (ORSU)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
ORSU 7185 Orthopaedics II - UM 3, 6 HO  
ORSU 7186 Orthopaedic Surgery Research 6-12,
Arranged
   
ORSU 7188 Orthopaedic Surgery - GL 3, 6 HO  
ORSU 7190 Orthopaedic Surgery - VA 3, 6 HO  
ORSU 7191 Orthopaedic Surgery - HC 3, 6 HO  
ORSU 7192 Primary Care Orthopaedics 3, 6 HO  
ORSU 7200
Required
Surgical Specialty: Orthopaedics 2, 4 HO  

Otolaryngology (OTOL)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
OTOL 7200
Required
Surgical Specialty: Otolaryngology 2, 4 HO  
OTOL 7400 Otolaryngology Elective - DU 2 HO  
OTOL 7501 Otolaryngology Acting Internship 4 HO  
OTOL 7503 Otolaryngology Research 6    

Pediatrics (PED)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
PED 7501
Required
Pediatric Externship 6 HO  
PED 7534 Pediatric Cardiology 4 HO PED 7501
PED 7535 Pediatric Infectious Diseases 4 HO PED 7501 and one other pediatric elective
PED 7536 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 4 HO PED 7501 or MED 7500
PED 7537 Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism 3 HO PED 7501 or MED 7500
PED 7538 Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition 3 HO PED 7501
PED 7539 Neonatal Medicine Externship 3 HO PED 7501 or MED 7500
PED 7543 Pediatric Nephrology 3 HO  
PED 7544 Pediatric Pulmonary Disease 4 HO PED 7501 or MED 7500
PED 7548 Clinical Genetics 4 HO  
PED 7553 Adolescent Medicine 4 HO 4th year student
PED 7559 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 3 HO PED 7501
PED 7560 Pediatrics Research Arranged    
PED 7700 Required Primary Care Selective - Pediatrics 4 HO  

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PMED)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
PMED 7410 Rehabilitation Medicine for Adults 3, 6 HO  
PMED 7411 Rehabilitation Medicine: Ambulatory Care 3, 6 HO  
PMED 7412 Rehabilitation Medicine for Adults - VA 3, 6 HO  
PMED 7416 Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine - GL 3 HO  
PMED 7418 Rehabilitation Medicine - HC 3, 6 HO  

Primary Care Selectives (PCS)  Required  PCS page

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
MED 7700
Required
Primary Care Selective - Medicine 4 HO  
MED 7701
Required
Primary Care Selective - Medicine/Pediatrics 4 HO  
PED 7700
Required
Primary Care Selective - Pediatrics 4 HO  
FMCH 7700
Required
Primary Care Selective - Family Medicine 4 HO  

Psychiatry: Adult (ADPY)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
ADPY 7500
Required
Psychiatry Externship 6 HO  
ADPY 7501 Substance Use Disorders 3, 4 HO ADPY 7500 and MED 7500
ADPY 7512 Psychiatry Consultation/Liaison 4 HO ADPY 7500
ADPY 7516 Chemical Dependency Services 3 HO  
ADPY 7518 Geriatric Psychiatry 6 HO ADPY 7500
ADPY 7530 Psychiatry Research Arranged   Permission of department

Psychiatry: Child & Adolescent (CAPY)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
CAPY 7603 Inpatient Clinical Child Psychiatry for Primary Care Physicians 2,3,4, 6 HO  
CAPY 7604 Outpatient Elective in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2, 3, 4, 6 HO  

Radiology (RAD)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
RAD 7101 Diagnostic Radiology - UM 3    
RAD 7102 Diagnostic Radiology - VA 3    
RAD 7103 Medical Imaging - HC 3    
RAD 7105 Externship in Radiology - DU 3   One Medicine and one Surgery clerkship
RAD 7110 Radiology Research Arranged    
RAD 7400 Interventional Radiology 4    
RAD 7530 Nuclear Medicine 3    

Surgery (SURG)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
SURG 7500
Required
Surgery Externship 6 HO  
SURG 7501 Preparation for Surgical Internship 4 HO SURG 7500
SURG 7503 Surgery Research 4    
SURG 7505 Solid Organ Transplant Surgery 4 HO SURG 7500
SURG 7509 Burn Surgery 4 HO SURG 7500
SURG 7510 Advanced Surgery Externship (UM) 4 HO SURG 7500
SURG 7511 Advanced Surgery Externship (VA) 4 HO SURG 7500
SURG 7512 Advanced Surgery Externship (RH) 4 HO SURG 7500
SURG 7513 Advanced Surgery Externship (HC) 4 HO SURG 7500
SURG 7522 Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 4 HO SURG 7500
SURG 7523 Colon & Rectal Surgery 4 HO SURG 7500
SURG 7525 Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery 4 HO SURG 7500
SURG 7526 Pediatric Surgery 4 HO SURG 7500

Therapeutic Radiology (TRAD)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
TRAD 7505 Radiation Oncology 3 HO MED 7500 or SURG 7500 or PED 7501 strongly recommended prior to this course
TRAD 7507 Advanced Radiation Oncology 6 HO MED 7500 or SURG 7500 or PED 7501 strongly recommended prior to this course
TRAD 7510 Radiation Oncology Clinical Research 6    

Urology (UROL)    Department Web Site

Course # Course Title
(links to description & availability)
Length
in weeks
Hands-On
Prerequisites
UROL 7200
Required
Surgical Specialty: Urology 2, 4 HO  
UROL 7500 Advanced Urologic Surgery 3, 4 HO UROL 7200 or approval of Course Director
UROL 7503 Urologic Research Arranged    

 


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