Elective Title: 49IA704 — OPHTHALMOLOGY
The student will be exposed to the clinical care of patients requiring surgical care of the eyelid, orbit, lacrimal system, and face. Time will be roughly evenly split between seeing patients in an office setting and their surgical care in the operating room. The student will spend time with faculty member or rotating resident essentially at all times. The student will not be required to take night call on this elective.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Denise Monday (DMonday@iuhealth.org)
Director: Richard Burgett,
Location: IU Health Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis), Midwest Eye Institute, IU Health Beltway Surgery Center
Other Faculty: Dr. Ronald Martin, Dr. Michael Welsh, Dr. Scott Hobson, Dr. Harold Lee, Dr. William Nunery
- 1) Proper history taking and examination of patients within a subspecialty ophthalmology practice (PC1)
- 2) Basic surgical technique for the eyelid, orbit, and lacrimal system (PC5)
- 3) Surgical anatomy of the eyelid, orbit, and lacrimal system (MK1)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation, Assessment based on interactive case discussions).
Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 45
Time Distribution: 100% Clinical
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
Any student wanting to drop or add this elective after the initial computer scheduling should contact Denise Monday at 317-962-8116 or DMonday@iuhealth.org. This course may be dropped or added up to the 15th day of the month preceding the elective month.
Third Year Elective? Yes
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None