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Infectious Disease - INFE 541–F

Prerequisites:

Internal Medicine Clerkships

Location:

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Description and Goals:

This rotation will teach the student:

  • management of patients with infections;

  • acquire an approach to various infections;

  • to introduce the antimicrobial and supportive therapy required to treat infectious diseases;

  • to review basic literature in the area of infectious disease;

  • to understand the interaction required with the microbiology laboratory in providing infectious disease care.

Students will be asked to initially see the patient, review the history, physical examination and laboratory data, formulate and assess problems and plan a diagnostic and therapeutic approach. He/she will then present the patient to the attending and write a consultant note. In addition, the student will be expected to read both the basic text and some of the current literature pertinent to the patient. Books and selected articles are provided. Attendance at the monthly ID conference and weekly microbiology rounds is required. Attendance at the weekly ID conference and Grand Rounds at Johns Hopkins Hospital is encouraged, but optional. Teaching conferences include: daily noon conferences; Medical Grand Rounds; core medical student lectures/presentations.

Number of Students:

1

Time of Year Available:

Academic weeks 1-48

Hours:

Monday through Friday - Yes
Evenings - No
Weekends - No
Call - No

Faculty Responsible:

Marcos Wolff, M.D.
Section Chief, Infectious Disease
(443) 777-7138
marcos.wolff@medstar.net  

Administrative Contact:

Alicia Taylor
(443) 777-6346
(443) 777-8155 fax
alicia.k.taylor@medstar.net  

Additional Information:

Free parking

 

Last Revision: January 14, 2014