Two Week Career Exploration Elective
Sponsoring Department: Surgery
Course Title: OPHT 404 – Career Exploration in Ophthalmology
Faculty Course Director: Amy M. Fowler, M.D.
Periods Offered: all unless faculty unavailable
Maximum Enrollment: 2
Duration of Elective/Selective: 2 weeks
Where/When to report on first day: Please call Stacey Owen 966-4781 the week prior for contact information.
Learning Objectives: (what student will be able to do as a result of this experience)
1. Expose medical students to a career in Ophthalmic Surgery
2. Become familiar with ophthalmic exam techniques and equipment
3. Develop a knowledge base of ophthalmic terminology
4. Become familiar with common ophthalmic diagnoses and surgical procedures
Weekly scheduled conferences and rounds
Clinics or ORs each day
Expected hours: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (approx.)
No on-call requirements
Evaluation: All 2-week career exploration electives are pass fail. Attendance and participation are required to pass. A pre- and post-rotation quiz will be given. 2 patient write-ups are required.