To enroll in the medical student clinical elective rotation For current Wayne State University medical students or a student at an outside institution interested in our elective rotations, contact WSU School of Medicine Records and Registration at 313-577-1470. Department of Ophthalmology (2611088 Ophthalmology) Location: Kresge Eye Institute Director: Anju Goyal, M.D. For additional information regarding medical student clinical elective, please contact Coordinator, Amy Regan, at 313-577-1325 or [email protected]
• To become familiar with ophthalmology as a medical and surgical specialty and with the many subspecialties of ophthalmology. • To become familiar with outpatient eye care. • To become familiar with the surgical care of eye patients. • To become familiar with ophthalmic emergencies.
• Daily encounters with patients under the faculty and resident supervision at the Kresge Eye Institute and the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Eye Clinic. • Opportunity to interact with ophthalmology faculty members and attending ophthalmologists of different subspecialty interests. • Observation of ophthalmic surgical procedures under faculty supervision. • Weekly didactic sessions with clerkship preceptor.
RECOMMENDED READING MATERIAL
1. Newell, F.W.,: Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts. (7th ed) St. Louis, C.V. Mosby, 1992. 2. Basic Ophthalmology for Medical Students and Primary Care Residents. (6th Ed.) American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1992.
Length: 1 month; Days/Week: 5; Hours/Week: 40; Night Calls/Month: None Evaluation: written exam and assessment by the staff Elective Begins: periods 1-4, 7-10 Maximum Number of Students: 4 (Years III & IV)
2611089 Ophthalmic Research Location: Kresge Eye Institute Coordinator: Bret Hughes, M.D. For more information regarding medical student research elective, please contact Joie Degiulio at 313-577-1352 or at [email protected]
1. To engage in an ongoing productive ophthalmic research project under the direct supervision of faculty members and their research associates. 2. To become familiar with the daily activities of a full-time academic faculty member. 3. To have the opportunity to interact with the clinical as well as the research faculty members of the Department of Ophthalmology. Methods: During the period of two months, highly motivated Year IV students will be able to participate in an ongoing productive research project under the supervision of a clinical or research faculty member and his/her research associates. Some of the results and observations made by the students taking the Ophthalmology Research elective in the past were worthy of presentation at national or international ophthalmic meetings and publication in medical or scientific journals. Students will be given the opportunity to present their results at a student research symposium at the end of the rotation.
RECOMMENDED READING MATERIAL
Appropriate journal articles and references will be assigned.
Length: 2 months; Days/Week: 5 to 7; Hours/Week: 45+; Night Calls/Month: none Evaluation: assessment by the supervising faculty Elective Begins: periods 1-10 Maximum Number of Students: 4 (Year IV)