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MEDICAL STUDENT PROGRAM

The Medical Student Program at the Department of Neurology is directed by Albert Cuetter, MD.

The Neurology Clerkship is a 4 week required rotation that includes both inpatient and outpatient experiences. The student will have 1 hour of didactics per day followed by outpatient clinic time and 4 hours of inpatient care.

In Outpatient Clinics, the student has experience with the following clinic types:

  • General Neurology
  • Parkinson Clinic
  • Epilepsy Clinic
  • Electrodiagnosis (EMG)
  • Basis of Geriatric Medicine relevant to Neurology
  • Stroke Clinic

In Inpatient, the student has experience with the following:

  • General Neurology
  • Neurological complications of systemic diseases
  • Stroke rounds
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Electrodiagnosis (EEG, Evoked Potentials)

The primary purpose of the Clinical Neuroscience Clerkship is to provide the medical student with the ability to perform a neurological interview and examination, interpret signs, consolidate symptoms and signs into syndromes, accurately diagnoses neurological diseases, and identify appropriate evidence-based management strategies.

The Neurology rotation has an average of 4 Faculty members and 4 residents from other clinics that rotate monthly. These residents are from Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Psychiatry.

For additional information, please contact:

Alison Peres
Medical Student Coordinator, Neurology
(915) 215-5900 X284
alison.peres@ttuhsc.edu
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