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Hematology and Oncology Elective at NSUH

Clinical Hematology

Sponsor:

Vincent Vinciguerra, MD

Contact:

Steven Allen, MD

The objective of this elective is to give students experience in the diagnosis and treatment of hematologic disorders. Students will be encouraged to assume an active role as participants in the evaluation of patients with anemia, coagulation disorders, leukemia and lymphoma. The technique of bone-marrow aspiration and biopsy will be taught, with ample opportunity to perform the procedure. The proper interpretation of the peripheral smear and bone-marrow aspirate will be emphasized via individual instruction. An understanding of current applications of cytogenetics, cytochemical staining, cell-surface markers and electron microscopy in the evaluation of hematologic malignancies will be achieved by direct experience in their utilization. Active participation in divisional conferences, Journal Club, Morphology Conference and daily teaching rounds will be encouraged. All instruction will be provided by our fellows and by our full-time hematologists/oncologists.
 

Clinical Oncology

Sponsor:

Vincent Vinciguerra, MD

Contact:

Daniel Budman, MD

Current concepts in the diagnosis, clinical and pathologic staging, and management of various types of malignant diseases will be stressed. Students will actively participate in the multidisciplinary approach to the cancer patient. Clinical exposure will be available in the many subspecialties related to Oncology, including principles of Surgical Oncology, pathological correlations, radiological techniques for diagnosis and treatment, isotopic procedures and standard and experimental chemotherapy programs. Programs to meet the psychiatric and social needs of these patients and their families will also be observed. In-patient and out-patient (including clinic and private practice) follow up will be available. Active participation in various work and teaching rounds and conferences will be encouraged.
 

Clinical Externship in Academic Internal Medicine
and Oncology in The Office Setting

Sponsor:

Francis P. Arena, MD

This externship offers clinical exposure to both office-practice internal medicine and clinical oncology. Student participation will be available in ongoing clinical research projects.
 

Department Contact

Deborah DiMisa
Supervisor, Residency Program
Department of Medicine
Office of Graduate Training, 4 DSU
North Shore University Hospital
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY 11030
Phone: (516) 562-4764
E-mail: ddimisa@nshs.edu

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