Elective & Sub Internship Program
Baylor College of Medicine Elective Program

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Department: MEOSA-Student Affairs
Course: 613-Research Opportunities in Space Medicine

Course Coordinator: Dr. Jeffrey Sutton
Course Faculty: Dr. Jonathan Clark
Elective Location:
Periods Elective offered: Qtr: 1,2,3,4
Min. Number of Students:Max: 10
Course Level: Non-Clinical Elective-Research Only, does not count toward graduation requirement.
Credit: 1
Pre-requisites: Must be a 3rd or 4th year
Visiting Student Elective: No
Open to International Students: No
Grading: Pass/Fail Only
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 50
  Other: 50
Statement of Goals:
the elective will provide student with research ecperiences in space life and/or space medicine. Each experience is individualized to match student's interest with Center of Space Medicine (CSM) activities. The research is supervised by a BCM faculty member and the student is responsible for participating in a scientific project and presenting his/her findings in a brief written report.
Learning Activities
The student will (a) Gain "hand-on" experience in conducting biomedical research that contributes to the field of space medicine; (b)Learn principles and methods of scientifice investigation relevant to today's technology-savvy phuysician-scientist; and (c) Expose students to the importance of interdisciplinary research collaboration and mentorship.
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Nancy Gibbons
Contact Phone: 713-798-7639
Contact Fax: 713-798-7413
Contact Location:
Address: BCM-910
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