Course Catalog » Course Listing for Laboratory Medicine

140.01  Principles of Laboratory Medicine  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): B. Haller, Z. Amenhotep, A. Wu, K. Lynch       Prerequisite(s): Two years of medical school.

Activities: Seminar, Laboratory, Clinical Clerkship

Laboratory sessions, seminars and rounds at SFGH correlate laboratory tests with clinical case studies. This course covers general principles and specific topics in chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology, immunology and transfusion medicine. The schedule can be modified to accommodate special interests.

140.07  Hematology  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): S. Kogan

Activities: Conference

Students participate in daily operations of the hematology laboratory, working with a resident on either the Bone Marrow or Heme-Coag rotations evaluating current case materials, attending daily signout rounds, and attending weekly teaching conferences.

140.08  Laboratory Medicine Microbiology  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): B. Haller

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Conference, Laboratory

Course provides practical microbiology laboratory instruction correlated with clinical infectious disease rounds. The goal is a better understanding of how to use the laboratory for infectious diseases diagnosis. The schedule can be modified to accommodate special interests in microbiology.