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Infectious Disease Electives at NSUH

Infectious Disease and Immunology

Sponsors:

Bruce Farber, MD and Marcia Epstein, MD

This elective enables the student to obtain clinical experience in Infectious Diseases.  Students will be expected to participate in clinical Infectious Disease rounds, assume direct patient responsibility (including physical examinations, history-taking and daily follow-up visits) and participate in weekly Infectious Disease conferences.  In this experience, students also will have the opportunity to learn salient clinical bacteriology, virology, retrovirology and parasitology.
 

AIDS And Human Retrovirology

Sponsors:

Bruce Farber, MD; Mark Kaplan, MD; David Shepp, MD;
Marcia Epstein, MD and Bruce Hirsch, MD

Students can elect to participate on the AIDS service to learn about clinical AIDS and human retrovirology.  Students wishing to participate in the service will participate in the in-patient AIDS and HIV clinic two times a week.  They go to the AIDS and Infectious Disease conferences.  Students will not be expected to start intravenous lines or draw blood on HIV-infected patients.  Proper safe methods of caring for HIV-infected patients will be taught.
 

Department Contact

Deborah DiMisa
Supervisor, Residency Program
Department of Medicine
Office of Graduate Training, 4DSU
North Shore University Hospital
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY 11030
Phone: (516) 562-4764
E-mail: ddimisa@nshs.edu

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