FAMP1636 Occupational Medicine


Instructor Michael B. Lax, MD, MPH (432-8899). 6712 Brooklawn Parkway, Suite 204, Syracuse, NY 13211
Contact Person
Prerequisites All Third Year Clerkships
Maximum Number of Students 1
Periods Offered 3 - 12
Weekly Activities Outpatient contacts, plant visits, visits to community occupational medicine sites.
Elective Description This elective will familiarize students with the evaluation and follow-up of patients with suspected workplace related illnesses. Students will interact with members of the team to develop and implement treatment plans. Emphasis will be placed on students developing skills to accurately diagnose occupational illness and to recognize the physicians role in the prevention of occupational illness.
Readings A reading list is available.
Criteria for Evaluation of Performance Patient work ups, seminar and conference presentations
Is Performance Discussed With Student? Yes, at the end of the course.