Course Number: 140.10
Course Title: Molecular Medicine Consult Service (MMCS) Elective
Course Description: Students will evaluate patients with unexplained diseases who are referred to the MMCS. The MMCS provides access to basic scientists with expertise in the potential mechanisms of disease and/or experimental tools like metagenomic and exome sequencing that may help to obtain a diagnosis. Students will participate in 1-2 evaluations/week, which will include discussions with clinical and scientific experts, a literature review, development of a research hypothesis and plan, and a case presentation.
Prerequisites: Medicine 110; Most students should have a background or interest in basic or translational research, e.g. MSTP students or students taking a year off for research.
Restrictions: MS4s only
Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Conference, Independent Study, Project
Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? Yes