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Department: MENSU-Neurosurgery
Course: SPNC-Neurosurgery Non-Clinical Special

Course Director: Dr. Akash Patel, MD
Course Faculty: Dr. Akash Patel, MD
Elective Location:
Elective Offered Terms:
Min. Number of Students:  Max: 
Elective Type: Non-Clinical - Research
Credit: 8
Visiting Student Elective: No
Open to International Students: No
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
    Laboratory 100
Statement of Goals:
Special Non-Clinical Electives must be approved by the department for students desiring a special type of elective research experience at BCM or an "away" lab research rotation at another institution. Special Non-Clinical Electives must have Department Coordinator approval to certify the course as equivalent to BCM elective course offerings. Non-Clinical Reasearch will be transcripted, however NON-CLINICAL ELECTIVES DO NOT COUNT TOWARD CREDIT FOR GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS.
Learning Activities
The non-clinical research experience is a flexible research rotation. Students will have the opportunity to work in labs with Dr. Daniel Yoshor from Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, Dr. Akash Patel from Baylor Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, and with Dr. Ganesh Roa from MD Anderson Cancer Center. This rotation is a one month, non clinical, research only rotation.
Evaluation Methods
The student will be evaluated by the neurosurgery faculty.
When and Where to report on first day of service:
varies-depending on the site
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Jillian Jones
Contact Phone: 713-798-5421
Contact Fax: 713-798-3739
Contact Location: 7200 Cambridge, Suite 9A, Houston, TX 77030

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