This course introduces the student to the field of Neurological surgery and the scope of neurological diseases, with emphasis is on cerebrovascular, neuro-oncologic and spinal diseases, and the principles underlying their management. Students will have exposure to outpatients, inpatients and operating room experience, and will also have the opportunity to participate in the department’s conference and lecture series. Offered at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. (3 week clerkship)
Departmental research is scheduled after consultation with the department and approval of a research project. Students may complete up to 12 credits (or 8 weeks) of research in Phase 3. Students wishing to count their research project towards the SI requirement in Phase 3, must receive permission from the SI Director and complete a capstone project.