Location — Akron General Medical Center Duration — 4 weeks Number of Students — 1
Director(s) — Karl Schwarze, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine 400 Wabash Avenue Akron, Ohio 44307 Contact - Jenny Henninger 330-344-5470
Teaching Faculty — Darryl Anderson, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Preti Chaturvedi, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Thomas Kayani, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Susan Ray, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Karl Schwarze, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Tom Tanphaichitr (Tan), MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Miriam Zidehsarai, DO, Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
To learn the basic principles of evaluation and management of renal clinical syndromes
To learn the approaches to evaluation and management of hypertension
To learn to recognize, evaluate and manage acid-base and fluid-electrolyte disorders
Work up at least two patients (admissions and or consultation) per week, and present for discussion of clinical assessment and plan of management.
Make daily patient rounds with the attending nephrologist and residents.
Observe, and under supervision, perform procedures.
Participate in discussions of selected cases and subjects, and give a 15 - 30 minute presentation on a subject of his/her choice.
Appropriate literature references will be given to augment the student’s clinical experience.
Students may elect to work with any of the faculty by notifying our Medical Education office at the time of application.