Neurology 637

Missoula, MT

Community Physicians Group
MT Neurobehavioral Specialists
2825 Ft. Missoula Rd
Physicians Bldg #1
Suite 317
Missoula, MT 59804

Site Director: John D. Schaeffer, DO
Office Contact: Elizabeth Sinclair; phone: 406-327-3853
WWAMI Office Contacts: Liz Kelsey & Megan Twohig; phone: 406-243-4576 or 243-4763; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. & This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Travel & Housing

Travel: Contact the clinic the week before you arrive to coordinate your arrival and any other details. If you drive, you will receive mileage reimbursement for one roundtrip to and from the site. 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 overnight hotel information or to make other travel arrangements.

Please be advised that there is no vehicle available at this site. If you fly, you will need to use public transportation once at your site. Inform the clerkship coordinator of your travel plans at least one week before you begin.

Housing: Housing is provided. Please contact Liz or Megan (see above) for details.


What To Bring & Orientation

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

Clerkship orientation: You will need to view the away student orientation video on the Distance Learning page. You willl need to refer to your Pocket Syllabus (see below) when viewing the video.

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

First day: Contact the clinic to find out when to arrive on your first day.


Course Requirements

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

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 Mini-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 exam will be in Missoula. Megan Twohig will proctor your exam. Please contact her to find out the time and location. See the Final Exam page for details about the exam.