Elective & Sub Internship Program
Baylor College of Medicine Elective Program

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Department: MEPAT-Pathology
Course: 509-General Pathology

Course Coordinator: Dr. Chris J. Finch
Course Faculty: Dr. Chris J. Finch
Elective Location: BTGH
Periods Elective offered:
Min. Number of Students:Max: 2
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Core Rotation
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: Yes
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): 8am-5pm Inpatient Ward: 0
Night Call: 0 Inpatient consultations: 0
Number on-call nights: 0 Outpatient clinics: 0
Weekends: 0 Surgery: 0
    Laboratory 0
  Didactic: 0
  Other: 0
Statement of Goals:
This course is designed to review pathology in general, including autopsy, surgical, cytopathology, and basic neuropathology.
Learning Activities
Students perform at least one autopsy under supervision, and finalize the case with a faculty member. Hospital surgical and cytological material is also reviewed with a pathologist. Students are obligated to attend designated departmental conferences.
Evaluation Methods
Students work closely with faculty and residents. The required evaluation forms are completed based on consensus of those who worked closely with the student.
When and Where to report on first day of service:
BTGH, Pathology Dept. 2nd Floor
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Yvetter Boney
Contact Phone: 713-798-5490
Contact Fax: 713-798-3665
Contact Location: Room 215B, main Baylor
Email: yboney@bcm.edu
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