Infectious Diseases Elective

Department: Medicine
Title of Course: Infectious Diseases
Course Director: John Cmar, MD, FACP
Description and Goals of Course: This elective offers medical students an opportunity to evaluate patients on the Infectious Diseases (I.D.) teaching and consultative service under the supervision of the Division's attending staff Drs. Gradon and Mayrer. Outpatients are evaluated by students from time to time in the Infectious Disease Ambulatory Center.

Medical students electing I.D. at Sinai are encouraged to attend weekly Johns Hopkins I.D. conferences. Medical students also have the opportunity to assist in any Hospital based antibiotic utilization review studies, antibiotic trials, or other ongoing clinical projects.
Duration: 4 weeks
Hours of Participation: Full-time
Number of Students: 1 or 2
Location: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
2435 W. Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Time of Year Available: January through June
Additional Comments: Prerequisites include a medical school cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, a USMLE Step 1 score of 210 or a COMLEX score of 510, and completion of a Basic Medicine Clerkship.
Contact:  Medical Education Office

Phone:  410-601-7639
Medical_Education@lifebridgehealth.org