Elective Title: 02QM701 — MEDICAL GENETICS IN A COMMUNITY SETTING
The student will gain experience in the practice of medical genetics in the community. This includes medical evaluation - including family history and physical examination of individuals with genetic disease or their family members. This will include exposure to genetic counseling, diagnostic procedures in detecting genetic abnormalities, and laboratory analysis of chromosomes. The student will learn the complex medical, psychologic, and sociologic problems involved in genetic diagnosis and counseling. There will be exposure to recent developments in laboratory analysis of chromosomes and single gene annomolies.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Sharon Roberts (email@example.com)
Director: Patricia Bader, M.D., M.S.
Campus: Fort Wayne
Location: IUSM - Fort Wayne
- 1) Perform the evaluation of the Clinical Geneticist for common genetic disease diagnosis (PC2)
- 2) Describe principles of management and follow-up of patients with known genetic diagnoses (MK4)
- 3) Document an accurate family history (ISC5)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form (Observation by preceptors and course director)
Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40
Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 5% Research; 5% Library
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH THIS COURSE REQUIRES 2 MONTHS NOTICE BEFORE START DATE TO DROP OR ADD. All Fort Wayne electives must go thru the Fort Wayne campus coordinators.
Third Year Elective? Yes
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None