Neurology Electives

Neurology Elective 

Prerequisite: Fourth-year medical students who have successfully completed their Internal Medicine clerkship. Availability is limited.


  • Become proficient in the comprehensive evaluation/physical exam skills for new patients with neurological disorders.
  • Understand the interpretation of laboratory, procedural, and diagnostic data as it relates to neurological diseases.

This elective is offered primarily in the outpatient setting, although in-hospital consultations may be included. Review of neurologic examination and discussion of common neurological problems are covered. The student also has the opportunity to become familiar with electromyography, electroencephalography, magnetic resonance imaging, and CT scanning through affiliated hospital services.