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140.02  Off-Campus Clerkship  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): E. Webb       Prerequisite(s): Medicine 131A-B-C

Clinical clerkship in approved hospital by special arrangement and approval of the chairperson of the department and the dean.

140.03  Diagnostic Radiology  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): D. Naeger       Prerequisite(s): Third-year Medicine 131A-B-C

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Didactic clerkship in radiology for fourth-year students. Students who have completed the radiology clerkship successfully can be expected to have elementary knowledge of: normal radiologic anatomy, the radiologic appearances of common diseases, and an understanding of the rationale for ordering specific radiological in defined clinical situations. (For guidance on which Radiology course(s) to take: http://www.radiology.ucsf.edu/education/medical-students/application).

140.13  Clinical Radiology at Fresno  (1.5 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): A. Friedman       Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110 and 4th year standing

Restrictions: This course is open to UC Davis San Joaquin Valley PRIME students only       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This clerkship is designed to acquaint students with the use and indications of techniques in CT, MRI, ultrasound, as well as conventional radiological examination and fluoroscopy and their clinical use. This clerkship also provides an introduction to basic interpretation a primary care physician might need.

140.15  Introduction to Interventional Radiology  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Conrad, M. Wilson, E. Lehrman, V. Kumar       Prerequisite(s): Completion of first 2 years of medical school.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Block Elective

Students will be introduced to the field of interventional radiology. This will include simulation of core ultrasound guided procedures (paracentesis, thoracentesis, venous access), and hands on patient procedures. He or she will spend 4 weeks working alongside the IR service resident, NP, and attending to diagnose, treat, and care for patients with a variety of conditions in the oncology, trauma, critical care and hospital setting. A subfocus will be on neurointerventional interventions.

140.18  Interventional Radiology: VAMC  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Sawhney       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Participate on the interventional radiology team at the VA including: pre-procedure work-up, post-procedure monitoring, and scrub in on all cases. Procedures include diagnostic angiography, angioplasty/stent, embolization, thrombolysis, CT/ultrasound guided abscess drainage, chest tubes, biliary drainage, nephrostomy, percutaneous cholecystostomy, TIPS, central venous access, etc.

140.19  Advanced Clinical Clerkship in Radiology  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): D. Naeger       Prerequisite(s): Consent of Course Director

Restrictions: Open to UCSF and U.S. students.       Activities: Block Elective

Students observe the practice of radiology in the reading room with an emphasis on image interpretation, observing procedures, and viewing teaching files. May choose a specific subspecialty area of academic interest including: Abdominal, Cardiac & Pulmonary, Interventional, Musculoskeletal, Neuroradiology, Nuclear Medicine, Pediatrics, Ultrasound, or Women's Imaging. (For guidance on which Radiology course(s) to take: http://www.radiology.ucsf.edu/education/medical-students/application).

140.21  Apprenticeship Experience in Radiology  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): D. Naeger       Prerequisite(s): Permission of Course Director

Restrictions: This course is only open to third year UCSF students considering Radiology as a career and hoping to gain some clinical exposure before fourth year.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course gives an overview of the practice of radiology intended for third year students considering it as a career. It provides an introduction to the reading room and procedure rooms across an array of radiology subspecialties: thoracic, abdominal, pediatric radiology, neuroradiology, musculoskeletal, women's imaging, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and interventional. (For guidance on which Radiology course(s) to take: http://www.radiology.ucsf.edu/education/medical-students/application).

140.22  Interventional Radiology: Parnassus  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Kerlan       Prerequisite(s): Completion of first two years of medical school.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Block Elective

Students will have the opportunity to review the indications for Interventional Radiology procedures; perform patient histories and physical exams; discuss new and current patients with the IR team; scrub and assist the IR service resident, fellow, and attending; and have opportunity for pre- and post-procedural outpatient care in IR clinic. Students will follow patients with vascular, oncologic, hepatobiliary, gastrointestinal, gynecologic, and urologic conditions in ICU and hospital settings.

150.01  Research in Radiology  (3 - 24 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Steinbach       Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110 and approval of instructor.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Field Work, Laboratory, Project

A research project under the direction of a member of the faculty.

170.04  Introduction to Radiology  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): E. Webb       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Restricted to 1st and 2nd year medical students.       Activities: Lecture

This course is intended for first-year and second-year medical students who are interested in medical imaging from a clinical or research perspective. Through weekly lectures by radiologists from the UCSF Department of Radiology, student will be introduced to the various specialties within the field of radiology; the fundamental theory, clinical utility, and limitations of each imaging modality; and, the most recent scientific advances in and future applications of medical imaging.

170.08  Introduction to Interventional Radiology  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): V. Kumar, E. Lehrman, M. Conrad       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Restricted to 1st and 2nd year medical students       Activities: Lecture

This course is intended for first-year and second-year medical students who are interested in interventional radiology. Through lectures by interventional radiologists from the UCSF Department of Radiology, student will be introduced to the field of interventional radiology; the fundamental theory, clinical utility and limitations of the field; and the most recent scientific advances in and future applications of interventional radiology.

198  Supervised Study  (1 - 5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff

Library research and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.

199  Laboratory Project  (1 - 5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff

Activities: Project

A laboratory research project under direction of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.