Take me to:
|Epilepsy||Lisa Caylor, MD|
|Michael Doherty, MD|
|Jehuda Sepkuty, MD|
|General Neurology||Eric Gierke , MD|
|Lawrence Murphy, MD|
|Stroke, Inpatient and Consult Neurology||Todd Czartoski, MD|
|Emily Ho, MD|
|Bill Likosky, MD|
|Tom Kushner, DO|
|Sheila Smith, MD|
|Movement Disorders||Jennie Landes Witt, MD|
|Multiple Sclerosis||Jim Bowen, MD|
|Pavle Repovic , MD|
|Neuro-oncology||Tara Benkers, MD|
|Rehabilitation Medicine/Electrodiagnostics||Angeli Mayadev, MD|
Clerkship Director and Skills Assessment: Dr. Eric Gierke is the clerkship site director. He will observe students’ neurological examination skills within the first two weeks of the rotation and provide feedback. To ensure mastery of the neurological examination a second observation may be conducted before the end of the month.
Week 1: First neurological examination observation (Dr. Gierke)
Week 3: Mini-CEX is conducted
Week 4: Second neurological examination observation. End of rotation feedback. (Dr. Gierke)
The clinical mini-CEX can be performed with any of the clinic preceptors. Dr. Gierke is a good resource for scheduling this.
Clerkship Schedule: The medical student clerkship at Swedish Neuroscience Institute is composed of:
- 2 weeks of outpatient neurology clinics
- 2 weeks of inpatient consultations
- 2 key neuroscience conferences each week (attendance required)
Brain Tumor Board (SNI Large Conference Room, James Tower, 5th floor) Mondays 7:30-8:30 AM
SNI Grand Rounds (Swedish Conference Center, James Tower, 1st floor) Thursdays 7:30-8:30 AM
Outpatient Clinic Rotation: Clinic schedules will be set by Dr. Gierke on the first day of the rotation. Students will see a combination of new and follow-up patients with a wide variety of neurological illnesses. After initial independent evaluation, the student will present the patient to the staff neurologist, and then see the patient with the staff neurologist. Students may be expected to dictate a template-driven note about each patient encounter. Depending on preference of the neurologist, some patient encounters may be conducted with the student shadowing the staff.
Other training opportunities include observation of procedures including EMG, EEG, evoked potentials, and lumbar puncture.
Students can request a specific subspecialty clinic exposure based on their interests.
Clinic runs from 8 AM to 5 PM. There are no weekend or night clinic responsibilities.
Inpatient Rotation: The SNI Inpatient Neurology Team (INT) is a busy admitting and consultative service. Hospitalized and emergency room patients are seen with a wide spectrum of acute neurological disorders. Over half of the patients are evaluated for cerebrovascular disease, including management of acute stroke. The team is lead by Drs. Todd Czartoski and William Likosky. Students round with the team, attend neuroradiology rounds, and see new patients daily. One to three new consults are staffed with attending neurologists each day.