4th year students will serve as acting interns on the neurology consultation service. In addition, in-depth experience on one or more of the subspecialty services can be arranged.  Duties will include the evaluation of newly hospitalized patients with neurological disease as well as participating in neurology clinics.  Opportunities exist for more detailed learning among many of the sub-specialties offered including cerebrovascular disease/stroke, epilepsy, dementia, and neuromuscular disease.


This elective rotation is designed for a student who wants to extend their exposure and experience in evaluating neurological disease and perhaps focus more in specific disease entities.




II.  Senior Medicine 140 and Neurology/Neurosurgery Combined Rotation UCSF Fresno




Medicine 140 is an eight week combined sub-internship for  fourth year medical students who would  like to have more experience in Neurology and Neurosurgery along with the  traditional internal medicine clerkship.  Medicine and the neurosciences have become an important part of daily clinical practice.  Students will spend 4 weeks in internal medicine, 3 weeks in neurology/neuroradiology, and one week in neurosurgery. This course is open to students who would like to become more familiar with brain and spinal imaging studies such as MRI, CT and angiography.  Students will have opportunities to interact with core faculty in many fields of the neurosciences such as neurology, neurosurgery, and neuroradiology.  The focus of the internal medicine portion of this rotation is to build on the skills learned during the medicine clerkship and to ready the student for residency training.



After the students complete their 8-week rotation, it is expected that they should:




Neurology Objectives: