Our 4-week dedicated Neurology clerkship is part of the third-year curriculum at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. We offer this exceptional educational opportunity 12 times each year.
During the clerkship, students will train at the following clinical sites:
- University of Kansas Health System (Faculty listing)
- Neurology Ward Service
- Neurology Consult Service
- Neurology Stroke Service
- Neuro ICU Service
- Children's Mercy Hospital (Faculty listing)
- Kansas City VA (Affiliate faculty listing)
- North Kansas City Hospital (Faculty listing)
Students will be assigned to one of the clinical sites, and they will participate in Neurology outpatient clinics under the close supervision of our faculty, where they will be responsible for patient evaluation, examination and diagnostic synthesis.
During the clerkship, our students learn how to perform neurologic and funduscopic examinations. This general Neurology educational experience will be enhanced by other activities.
- Small group discussions
- Case discussions
- Web modules
- Neurology Shelf Examination review session
Our faculty and residents also will share their expertise in in-depth lectures on a variety of topics, including, but not limited to:
- Neurologic emergencies
- Movement Disorders
Students participating in the clerkship also are required to attend the department's weekly Grand Rounds lecture series, which features faculty in the departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery discussing new and evolving trends in their fields.
We offer a fourth-year elective in Neurology to KU students and visiting students. For more information, contact Paula Mengel at 913-588-6996 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.