The resident on this rotation receives training in ambulatory primary care by attending the general medicine clinics as well as Prairie Cardiovascular Clinics. Full-time faculty members in the Internal Medicine Department supervise the resident.
This rotation is a one month rotation in the department of Pathology at Memorial Medical Center. Gross specimens are processed and examined microscopically by the resident who dictates the microscopic narrative under the supervision of faculty in the Department of Pathology. This resident participates in the weekly Pathology departmental Conferences.
Pediatrics, Division of Genetics
Faculty from this division provide didactic lectures to the residents as part of the core curriculum. The faculty provide teaching and assistance in managing patients that have genetic risks and/or complications. As a level III obstetrical and pediatric referral center, the volume and variety of genetic cases provides more than ample opportunities for practical teaching and application of genetic principles taught in didactic lectures.
A resident is assigned to rotate in the emergency room under the supervision of Emergency Medicine physicians. During this rotation the resident has no other duties assigned.
The Department of Psychiatry provides this training in seminar form every two years and on a consultation basis.
Ethics and Medical Jurisprudence
Medical Jurisprudence is taught in seminar form every two years by the Department of Medical Humanities.
Training in Elective Abortion Techniques and Services
Any resident who desires training in the services and techniques of elective abortion can do so as an elective rotation in a private practice setting in Obstetrics & Gynecology that provides these services.
Residents attend a community STD health clinic 1/2 day a week under the direction of the SIU Infectious Disease Division.
Residents attend a breast clinic 1/2 day a week under the direction of the SIU Department of Surgery.