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Department: MEPAT-Pathology
Course: 569-Dermatopathology

Course Coordinator: Dr. Chris J. Finch
Course Faculty: Dr. Hafeez Diwan
Elective Location: OTHR
Periods Elective offered:
Min. Number of Students:Max: 1
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: A core
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): 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:
The objective of this course is to give the student exposure to the histopathologic features of dermatologic disease. The clerkship involves daily sign-out of cases, participation in dermatopathology conferences, teaching conferences in dermatology and pathology, and selected dermatology clinics.
Learning Activities
The student is required to consult a standard dermatopathology textbook (such as Lever's Histopathology of the Skin or Murphy's Dermatopathology) available in the department or at the Jesse Jones Library.
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
Office of Jon Reed, MD BCM 713-798-2113
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Yvetter Boney
Contact Phone: 713-798-5490
Contact Fax: 713-798-3665
Contact Location: BCM
Address: BCMC 215B
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