Medical Degree Program Admissions Information for Incoming Students Curriculum Electives Student Experience Student Support 620B - Dermatology, 4 Weeks This rotation is not accepting international students. Home Education Medical Education Medical Degree Program Curriculum 620B - Dermatology, 4 Weeks Course Director, Coordinator and General Administrative Information Faculty & Staff Office Location Phone Email Director: Kenneth Linden, MD 118 Med. Surge. I Irvine, CA, 92697 949-824-4405 email@example.com Coordinator: Terena Wells 118 Med. Surge. I Irvine, CA, 92697 949-824-4405 firstname.lastname@example.org DESCRIPTION This course is a brief exposure to dermatology with each day divided in half to include exposure to general dermatology clinics, specialty clinics, and teaching sessions. In the Long Beach VA Medical Center, UCI Medical Center, UCI Health Gottschalk Medical Plaza, UCI Health clinic in Tustin, and UCI Health FQHC general clinics the student will see patients and present patients to the faculty. Students may spend 1/2 day of the rotation in the private clinic of a community dermatologist. Students will receive basic science lectures and clinical science lectures during the rotation. PREREQUISITES This course is intended for fourth-year students enrolled in the undergraduate medical education program at UCI School of Medicine. RESTRICTIONS This course is intended for fourth-year students enrolled in the undergraduate medical education program at UCI School of Medicine. COURSE DIRECTOR Dr. Linden has worked in higher education since 1998. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree and PhD in biochemistry from the University of California, Davis. Dr. Linden earned his medical degree from UCI. He completed his internship at the University of California, San Diego and returned to UCI for his dermatology residency. Dr. Linden is a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is also a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Chemical Society, and the Southwest Oncology Group. Dr. Linden's major area of research interest is melanoma. He sees patients in the city of Orange at the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and practices general and surgical dermatology at the UCI Health Gottschalk Medical Plaza in Irvine. Terena Wells is the course coordinator for the 620B course. She has 20 years of experience in the medical field, 13 of which she has worked in dermatology. She has a passion for dermatology and is fascinated with the field. INFORMATION FOR THE FIRST DAY Who to Report to on First Day: To be determined by the Site Coordinator Location to Report on First Day: To be determined by the Site Coordinator Time to Report on First Day: 8:00 a.m., but may vary according to faculty. SITE: Gottschalk Medical Plaza, Beckman Laser Institute, and UCI Medical Center, Long Beach VA Medical Center, FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Care Center, Santa Ana), UCI Health clinic in Tustin, and the 200 Manchester Bldg. in Orange. DURATION: 4 weeks Scheduling Coordinator: UCI students please call (714) 456-8462 to make a scheduling appointment. Periods Available: The time of the course must be pre-approved by the elective director at least three months prior to the start of the course. No exceptions. NUMBER OF STUDENTS ALLOWED: 4 per rotation WHAT STUDENTS SHOULD DO TO PREPARE FOR THE COURSE Students should come to the clinic dressed professionally with a white lab coat and name tag, a caring, professional attitude towards patients and an inquisitive mind. COMMUNICATION WITH FACULTY Questions about logistics should be directed to the course coordinator. Direct questions, comments, or concerns about the course can be directed to the course director. Contact information and office location are at the beginning of this document. The course director is also available to meet in person. Please email email@example.com to arrange an appointment. To ensure that your email will not be lost in the large volume of email received, please use the following convention for the subject line: SUBJECT: COURSE NAME, your last name, your issue (e.g. XXX, Smith, Request for appointment) Course Objectives and Program Objective Mapping The following are the learning objectives for the 620B course. Students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in these areas in order to satisfactorily complete the course. In addition, the extent of a student's mastery of these objectives will help guide the course evaluation and grade. Course Objective Mapped UCI School of Medicine Program Objective Sub Competency Core Competency Demonstrate knowledge of the scope of dermatologic diseases, therapies, procedures and practices. A-2. Knowledge of the pathogenesis of diseases, interventions for effective treatment, and mechanisms of health maintenance to prevent disease Disease Pathogenesis and Treatment Knowledge of the scope of diseases and conditions treated by dermatologists. Course Resources TEXTS AND READINGS: SUGGESTED Fitzpatrick TB, et al: Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology - common and serious diseases. 2nd Edition or later. McGraw-Hill, 1991. Ackerman AB et al: A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases, Arbor Scribendi, 2000. Major Exams, Assignments and Grading MANDATORY SESSIONS Session Title Location Monday AM Gottschalk Medical Plaza; Long Beach VA; UCI Medical Center Monday PM Gottschalk Medical Plaza; Long Beach VA; UCI Medical Center Tuesday AM Gottschalk Medical Plaza; UCI Medical Center; Beckman Laser Institute Tuesday PM Gottschalk Medical Plaza; Long Beach VA; UCI Medical Center Wednesday AM Gottschalk Medical Plaza including Grand Rounds 125 Med Surge I, Irvine; UCI Medical Center; UCI Health, Tustin Wednesday PM Gottschalk Medical Plaza; UCI Health clinic in Tustin Thursday AM Gottschalk Medical Plaza; Long Beach VA; Beckman Laser Institute; FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Care Center), Santa Ana; UCI Health, Tustin Thursday PM Gottschalk Medical Plaza; Long Beach VA; Beckman Laser Institute Friday AM Gottschalk Medical Plaza; Weinstein Library, Irvine; Long Beach VA Teaching; 200 Manchester Bldg. Friday PM Gottschalk Medical Plaza; UCI Medical Center; 200 Manchester Bldg.; UCI Health clinic in Tustin; LBVA General Dermatology Clinic MAJOR ASSIGNMENTS AND EXAMS Ambulatory activities take up approximately 80% of the time of the rotation. The rest of the time is taken up in dermatopathology or didactic teaching sessions. There will be no standardized material for this rotation. Students will receive 4-5 hours per week of lectures in the basic and clinical sciences of dermatology. However, the topics will depend on the faculty and specific lecture topics scheduled to occur during the rotation. GRADING Medical Students are graded using the following scale: Honors (H), Pass (P), Fail (F), and Incomplete (I). For further information, please review the Grading Policy. You have 30 days from the date of the grade to appeal any aspect of this grade. Please contact your clerkship/course director should you have any questions Students will receive a final grade of Honors, Pass or Fail. The standardized UCI Elective Evaluation form will be used to grade the student. The students will be evaluated on attendance, performance during the elective, and a brief test at the end of the elective. Requirements for “Pass” To receive a grade of Pass, students must demonstrate successful performance in all of the following areas: Knowledge Patient Care Practice-Based Learning Interpersonal & Communication Skills Professionalism Systems-Based Practice Requirements for “Honors” To receive a grade of Honors, students must demonstrate exceptional performance in all of the following areas: Knowledge Patient Care Practice-Based Learning Interpersonal & Communication Skills Professionalism Systems-Based Practice Grounds for “Incomplete” You will not be issued a grade until all elements of the course have been completed. REMEDIATION Remediation, if needed, will be designed by the course director to suit the issue at hand. Grounds for “Fail”: ou will receive a grade of "Fail" if the requirements for passing the course have not been met. Please refer to the Grading Policy for the impact of the "Fail" grade to the transcript.