THIS ELECTIVE WILL BE OFFERED BEGINNING AY2014-15.
CHICAGO STUDENTS ONLY
**Pending Approval by the M3/M4 Curriculum Subcommittee.**
Placement in the Curriculum and Prerequisites: Year 4, Completion of Core Clerkships. Preference given to students in the Surgical Pathway.
Purpose: A course specifically designed as the radiology requirement for students in the Surgical Pathway with an interest in pursuing a career in Surgery.
Compentencies: At the end of this experience the student should be able to:
1. identify normal anatomic structures and their spatial relationships as revealed by en face cadaver dissection
2. recount and describe some key pathologies associated with particular organs or anatomic sites
3. correlate normal spatial anatomy to its representation in the various medical imaging formats
4. identify the major morphological features of normal organ systems as demonstrated by the optimal medical imaging technique and do so in the various body planes (orthogonal and oblique)
5. differentiate the spectrum of normal anatomic variation from pathologies as presented in the various imaging modalities
6. identify (diagnose) major pathological manifestations in body systems (including previous surgical interventions) as presented by optimal imaging techniques, eg, hemorrhage, inflammation, neoplasia, cysts, effusions, fractures, vascular occlusion
7. delineate the rationale for ordering a particular imaging methodology based on the patient’s clinical presentation
8. relate the radiologic findings to a particular patient management course of action, particularly those necessitating invasive procedures (or outright surgical intervention), and differentiate life-threatening presentations from those that would suggest elective intervention
Instructional Features: Laboratory cadaver dissection, lectures, conferences, reading room experience & assigned readings, case studies in application
Program Number: 599
Course Director: E. Shamim / A. Bartholomew / N. Lieska
Duration: 4 Weeks
Night Call: No
Students Accepted: 14-18 per session/3 sessions per year
Housestaff Used as Faculty: Yes
Total Hours/Week: 40