Student Clerkship Program

The medical Student Clerkship Program at the department of neurology is directed by Darine Kassar, M.D.

The primary purpose of the clinical neurosciences 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.

In outpatient clinics, the student will experience 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 will experience the following:

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

The Neurology rotation has an average of eight faculty members and four residents from other clinics that rotate monthly. These residents are from internal medicine, family medicine, and psychiatry.

For additional information, please contact:

Marcela Guerrero
Medical Student Coordinator, Neurology