Elective Title: 18MI751 — PRIVATE SERVICE ADULT HOSPITALIST MEDICINE
This course is designed to give 4th year students a unique experience in the practice of adult Hospitalist Medicine at a community hospital. Attendings are drawn from the hospitalist group at Ball Memorial Hospital In Muncie. Students will work one-on-one with a member of the group and will learn to evaluate patients efficiently and formulate an appropriate evidence-based treatment plan for a broad range of medical problems. Students will expand their communication skills by interacting with patients and their families, consulting appropriate sub-specialty services, and by participating in multi-professional rounding with pharmacists, case managers, dieticians, and therapists. Participation in weekly teaching conferences, such as Chest Conference, Tumor Board, and Hospitalist Case Presentation, and attendance at grand rounds will be expected. Students will work Monday through Friday, with the option to work with a nocturnist on Friday evening shifts. During this night time rotation, the student
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Elaine Wisner (email@example.com )
Director: Christopher Gamble, M.D.
Location: IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital (Muncie)
Other Faculty: Ryan Johnston, M.D.; Lora Jones-McClure, M.D.; Gary Hazlett, M.D.; Sri Vasireddy, M.D.; Neelakanta Dadi, M.D.; Mohammed Morad, M.D.; M.D.; Naasha Gheyara, M.D.
- 1) Appropriately diagnose and manage commonly encountered diseases in adult inpatient medicine (PC2)
- 2) Properly consult sub-specialty services (ISC1)
- 3) Develop a treatment plan and utilize proper documentation (PC3)
- 4) Effectively communicate with patients and their families as well as other physicians (ISC1)
- 5) Develop and utilize an individual patient management style supported by best evidence for patient care (PC3)
- 6) Display a strong appreciation and understanding of a
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation; Case Presentations and Participation (Tumor Board & Chest Conferece)
Prerequisites: 4th year status
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40
Time Distribution: 80% Clinical; 10% Research; 10% Library
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
Every effort will be made to provide housing; arrangements will be made prior to arrival.
Third Year Elective? No
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: Yes
Skills Description: Inter-disciplinary rounding with pharmacists, nurses, and care managers.
Service Learning Included: None