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First Aid for Third Year Clerkships at JMC

Neurology at Christiana

TRANSPORTATION

How did you get there? What is the IDEAL way to get there (if different)? If you took public transportation how much did it cost?
  • Need a car to get there.

LIVING

If you lived away from campus, how was the housing?
  • No housing provided.
Food: Was it paid for? Were there free lunches? Did you get meal vouchers when you were on-call?
  • Meals not paid for. No call.

SITE STRUCTURE

How were the weeks divided up? What are the teams or the options for the rotations?
  • Entire rotation is spent in an outpatient Neurology office.
Are you able to request what you want?
  • N/A.

FORMAL LEARNING

Did you have lectures/didactic sessions at your rotation site? How often? How long? Do you feel like they were as well organized as the lectures at Jeff?
  • No formal didactics.
Did you give a presentation? Were you required to do so?
  • No.

WORK SCHEDULE

What were your hours (roughly)?
  • 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Did you get off on major holidays, or were you expected to be there (i.e. Labor Day, Thanksgiving & Friday after Thanksgiving)?
  • Got off for major holidays.
What was the call schedule? Were you able to pick your nights or trade with peers?
  • No call.
In the Hospital, did you feel a part of the ‘team’? Did residents/attendings appreciate you?
  • Greatly appreciated by attending. Really good opportunity to interact one on one with an attending!
How was the teaching by attendings?
  • Excellent!

HOW TO BE A ROCK STAR

  • Know your neuroanatomy.

CANDID COMMENTS FROM STUDENTS

Pros:
  • Very positive interaction with an attending, good learning opportunity.
Cons:
  • No exposure to inpatient Neurology.

Last revised: 01/12


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