Neurology 645

Idaho Falls Neurology
Idaho Falls, ID

3920 Washington Parkway
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
Site Director: Erich Garland, MD

Office Contact: Beckie Tolbert
Phone: 208-227-0158
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Paperwork Requirements

Two hospitals are used for this celerkship and they each have paperwork that should be filled out at least 3-weeks prior to arriving for your clerkship.

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

Danica Mahlandt
Medical Staff Assistant 
Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
3100 Channing Way
Idaho Falls, ID  83404
Phone 208-529-6260
Fax 866-904-4772
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Bingham Memorial Hospital

  • Read the Student Orientation Packet
  • Fill out all the required Paperwork and fax to Joanne Smith
  • Send these specific documents not provided by the SOM
    • Criminal background check
    • Copy of personal health insurance card
    • School ID or driver's license
    • Resume with current email, phone and mailing address
    • Photo in jpeg format for badging

Joanne P. Smith
Clinical Education Coordinator
Bingham Memorial Hospital - Continuing Medical Education/Graduate Medical Education
310 W. Idaho St.
Blackfoot, ID 83221
Office: (208) 782-2951
Fax: (208) 785-9682
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First Day & Orientation

Clerkship orientation: You will need to view the away student orientation video on the Distance Learning page.

First day: Ccontact the site to find out when to arrive on your first day.

Equipment to bring: White coat and name tag, reflex hammer, tuning fork (128Hz), stethoscope, (ophthalmoscope recommended).

Pocket syllabus: The “pocket syllabus” you learn about in the orientation video will be available at the site. A printable (PDF) version is also available on the Pocket Syllabus page.

 

Travel, Housing & Computer Access

Travel: You will receive mileage reimbursement for one roundtrip to and from Idaho Falls. You may also be eligible for one night's stay in a hotel during your drive each way. Contact Scott Bailey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for mileage reimbursement and hotel information. Contact Beckie at the number above for driving directions.

Housing: Housing is provided in a furnished studio apartment with a queen-size bed. Beckie Tolbert can provide details about the housing. Beckie's number is listed above.

 

Course Requirements

Course requirements are listed below. Refer to the Distance Learning page for due dates.

Clerkship orientation: You will need to view the away student orientation video on the Distance Learning page. Please let the clerkship coordinator know if you have questions or any difficulties viewing the video.

Pocket syllabus: A “pocket syllabus” will be mailed to you. A PDF version is also available on the Pocket Syllabus page.

Cases: Two case write-ups are due each week. Further information is available in the orientation video and on the Cases page. Your assigned case numbers are on the Distance Learning page. Please note that your assigned case numbers are different than for the Seattle-based students. Weekly case answers and video lectures will be available on the Distance Learning page on Thursdays after 1PM.

Patient log: You are required to log in the patients you have seen each week. The log is described in the clerkship orientation video. Additional details are on the Patient Log page.

Clinical & Bioethical CEX exercises: You are required to do both a clinical and a bioethical mini-CEX for this course. See the Mini-CEX page for details.

Presentations: Presentation requirements are described in the orientation video and are available on the Presentations page.

Final exam: Your final exam will be held in Boise unless you tell the clerkship director otherwise.  The scheduling/notification process runs through UW Testing Services and the contact email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. See the Final Exam page for information about the exam.

 

About The Site

Dr. Garland's practice is mostly outpatient neurology. There is a good mix of patient variety with high volume. This site provides an excellent opportunity to learn how to manage MS, epilepsy, chronic pain, headaches, stroke and neuromuscular disease.