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Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology

Medical student clerkships

CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information about our Medical Student Clerkships,
please contact:

Karla Lindstrom
Educational Programs Assistant
Department of Neurology
(916) 734-6282

 

E-mail

NEU 450 - Advanced Clinical Clerkship

Norika Malhado-Chang, M.D., Assistant Professor and Instructor of Record

Course Description:

The student will learn the essentials of a detailed neurological examination and the principles of differential neurological diagnosis. Emphasis will be placed upon common neurological disorders that will be encountered in practice.

Course Prerequisite:

Fourth Year Medical Student

Schedule:

  • 3 weeks on the in-patient service, divided between Wards & Consults
  • 1 week rotating through the outpatient subspecialty clinics

 

NEU 452 - Neurology Acting Internship

Norika Malhado-Chang, M.D., Assistant Professor and Instructor of Record

Course Description:

Extension of the basic neurology clerkship designed for students with special interest in medical disorders of the nervous system. Emphasizes principles of neurological differential diagnosis and therapeutics. Students will serve as acting interns on the neurology in-patient ward service. They will participate in all neurology resident teacheing adn didactic seddions, be expected to take standard calls, and participate in medical student case and topic presentations.

Course Prerequisites:

  • Fourth Year Medical Student
  • Completion of four-week Advanced Clinical Clerkship (NEU450)
  • Consent of instructor

 

NEU 455 - Child Neurology

Celia Chang, M.D., Professor and Instructor of Record

Course Description:

Pediatric neurology focuses on the treatment of children from bith into young adulthood with neurologic concerns. Students on the rotation will learn about neurologic diseases that affect children. They will also have the opportunity to learn important techniques for assessing neurologic status and exam findings in children of all ages.

Course Prerequisites:

  • Fourth Year Medical Student
  • Satisfactory completion of core pediatric rotation
  • Consent of instructor

 

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