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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MED - 746 Infectious Disease

In this course students are exposed to a wide variety of acute and chronic Infectious Disease problems with emphasis on diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. Teaching is conducted in a case-study format in which students see new patients and present them to the attending on consultation rounds. Rush and Stroger Hospitals have a joint fellowship training program in Infectious Disease. Rush students will spend two weeks at Rush and two weeks at Stroger Hospital on the respective Infectious Disease Consultative Services; visiting students will spend all four weeks at Rush. In addition, students will attend a weekly two-hour infectious disease conference at Rush and a one-hour infectious disease conference at Stroger where they may present cases. Sixteen lectures on basic infectious disease topics are presented over the four weeks. Students are NOT allowed to drop this course less than 8 weeks prior to the start. Elective Retake Counts for Credit: Yes. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: Yes. Credit(s): 4