College of Medicine MD Curriculum

Radiology Elective – Lima AHEC (4 Week)

Title of Clerkship: Radiology Elective – Lima AHEC (4 Week)

Elective Type: Third Year Elective

Department: Radiology

Clerkship Site: Lima, Ohio

Course Number: RADI 761

Blocks available: By request through AHEC Center Office.

Number of students per block: 1

Faculty: Jeffrey Miller, MD

Elective Description/Requirements:
This clerkship will offer the student a four-week rotation spent with the physician in the Radiology Department at Lima St. Rita’s Medical Center. The student will study the diagnosis and treatment of diseases with the use of radiologic techniques, including contrast studies and radiation therapy.

Length of Clerkship: 4 weeks

Educational Course Objectives and Links to EPOs:

  1. Demonstrate the ethical and dependable behavior required by imagists and themselves as it relates to patients. (EPOs: PB-2)
  2. Recognize the scope of normal images, and understand the limitation of their knowledge as it applies to imaging of pathology, and begin to create a matrix of fundamental principles to begin life-long learning. (EPOs: PBL-1)
  3. Recognize the most frequent imaging manifestations of common diseases in multi-modalities. (EPOs: MK-2)
  4. Communicate, orally and in writing, with patients and health-care professionals, from the imagists in the normal functioning of diagnosis and intervention. (EPOs:  IPC-1)
  5. Identify all procedures that take place on a daily basis in an active imaging department, including tube placements, biopsies and drainage procedures using imaging guidance, and CT guided ablation therapy. (EPOs: PC-3)
  6. Identify the most common types of imaging and should be able to understand how they are used in the treatment of disease. (EPOs: PC-7)
  7. Retrieve images from the PACS system in order to make decisions and solve problems in the care of patients. (EPOs: PC-6)

Professionalism: UT/COMLS students will meet or exceed the institutional standards for professionalism as stated in the current Educational Program Objectives and the current Educational Course Objectives for the Sponsoring Department.

Instructional Methods:

  1. Case Studies
  2. Clinical Case Presentations/Discussions
  3. Mentored Clinical Practice
  4. Small Group Discussion

Evaluation Methods:

  1. Attendance
  2. Clinical Log
  3. Professionalism Assessment
  4. Clinical Competency Evaluation
  5. Faculty Observation of Small Group Behavior

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Yrs. 1 & 2, and a passing score on USMLE Step 1.

LIMA AHEC Center Office Contact: Roni Kaufman, Lima Area Health Education Center (LAHEC) Executive Director
Phone Number: 419.226.9450

Clerkship Director: Haitham Elsamaloty, M.D.
Clerkship Coordinator: Mary Carroll
Phone Number: 419.383.3403

Special Requirements: At discretion of your preceptor

ECC Approved
June 2023

Last Updated: 9/12/23