Cores


Family Medicine

The Family Medicine Core Rotation at NYU Lutheran provides a rewarding experience for students. Students rotate in the Family Physician Health Center (FPHC) where they are expected to participate in the diagnosis and management of a wide variety of medical conditions, as well as provide preventive care to patients. Rotation (Total 4, 5 or 6 weeks, depending on which medical school you attend): Outpatient rotation (2 or 3 weeks) In-patient rotation (2 or 3 weeks)

 

 

Internal Medicine

The Internal Medicine Clerkship is structured to promote education, professional growth and meaningful responsibility. Medical students are an integral part of the healthcare team and are involved in the decision making process of the patient care and give responsibility commensurate with their ability. Direct supervision of medical student activities are provided by interns and senior residents with overall supervision by a Faculty Attending. The Internal Medicine rotation consists of an in-patient clinical experience as part of patient care team. Participation is expected during sign-in, morning report, bedside teaching and management rounds, didactic lectures, bedside clinical preceptorship and interactive didactic preceptorship.

 

 

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Our goal is to provide an international, culturally diverse environment, while promoting medical students to learn the knowledge and skills needed for caring of the mother and baby. This clerkship will inspire a development of compassion, curiosity and commitments to patients. Direct supervision of medical students activities are provided by residents, both interns and seniors with overall supervision by Faculty Attendings. The Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship is designed to allow the medical student to be exposed to the following specialties: Obstetrics, Gynecology and Ambulatory Women’s Healthcare.

 

 

Pediatrics

The clerkship in pediatrics provides a learning experience that fosters the highest standards of professional behavior and provides student with a clinical experience that prepares them to understand, evaluate and treat children from newborn through adolescence. The clerkship integrates a foundation of medical knowledge with clinical and communication skills to enable the student to identify and perform quality pediatric care. During these six weeks of rotation, students will seek clinical experience in evaluating newborns, infants, children and adolescents (both sick and well) through clinical history taking, physical examination and evaluation of laboratory data. Special emphasis is placed on: growth and development, nutrition, disorders of fluids and electrolytes, common infections, social issues, and preventive care (including immunization, screening procedures, anticipatory guidance. Learn special skills regarding interviewing of parents and pediatric patients.

 

 

Surgery

The aim of the rotation is to provide you with a broad overview and understanding of the practice of Surgery that you will take with you throughout your medical career. Over the course of the clerkship you will be introduced to a wide spectrum of surgical diseases. By following patients from their initial presentation to the ED or operating room through their post-operative care, you will understand the evolution, work up and management of surgical disease processes. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to develop practical technical and clinical skills. Finally, we hope that you will learn to develop effective relationships with your patients, fellow health care providers and with the hospital staff.