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Consultative Medicine Elective

Director: Mihaela Stefan, MD, FACP

Location: Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA

Goals

This rotation provides the student with a broadly based experience in medical consultation for patients on the surgical, psychiatric, and obstetrical services. 

Objectives

The student will...

  • work with a senior resident and an attending preceptor to provide consultative services to both inpatients and outpatients. 
  • gain exposure and understanding of preoperative risk evaluations in patients with a variety of medical problems, postoperative problems, outpatient preoperative management of medical problems, medical problems in pregnancy, and medical complications of psychiatric treatment.
  • perform an initial evaluation and present the patient to the attending at teaching rounds which are held daily from 11-12.

Course Number

MED409-BA-C

Duration

4 weeks

Hours per Week

40

Night Call/Weekends

No/No

Capacity

1 student per Block

Alternate Dates
Available

Yes, at discretion of
The Director

Transportation
Required

No

On-Campus Housing

Available on a first-come, first-served basis

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Medicine Clerkship.

If you would like to apply for this elective, please refer to Application Process.