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outpatient externship in cardiology

Specialty: Cardiology

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 119

 

Where will the rotation take place: This hands-on inpatient and outpatient rotation will take place in Brooklyn at the physician's office as well as several hospitals in the area.  

Hours: Monday and Wednesday 8 AM to 6 PM; Tuesday and Thursday 8 AM to 3 PM; Friday 8 AM to 10 AM; Saturday 8 AM to 2 PM (optional)

What you will do: This is a combined outpatient and inpatient experience under the supervision of a board-certified cardiologist who is Clinical Assistant Professor at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. He holds hospital privileges at Mt. Sinai, Interfaith Medical Center, and New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Hospital where he is involved in the education of internal medicine residents. 

Part of your time will be spent at the hospital (typically 7-8 hours per week and usually on Tuesday and Friday afternoons). 

Please note that this preceptor prefers to teach in small groups.

After a few days of observation, you will take on an increasing role in patient care (please note that this is not a shadowing observership; you will be actively involved in patient care). This includes the following:

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  • You will take patient histories.

  • You will perform physical exams under the physician's supervision.

  • You will present patients.

  • You will write or enter chart notes. 

  • You will have opportunities to research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • You will be involved in patient education.

  • You will teach other team members.

  • You will have opportunities to give talks.

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 

​Who should consider this rotation: International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking hands-on patient care experience in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine since cardiology problems are commonly encountered in these specialties.  

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​Will a letter of recommendation be offered: Yes, assuming that the IMG meets the expectations of the rotation. Dr. Desai will provide the physician with guidelines which will improve the quality of the letter. In some cases, the preceptor may ask the rotator to write a letter of recommendation draft. Please note that the letter will be printed on hospital letterhead. 

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During the rotation: Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.

See Where Our Students Applying to Internal Medicine Have Received Interviews or Matched

Read Dr. Desai's Interview with Dr. Roy Ziegelstein (Vice Dean for Education at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Former Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center) about How to Match Successfully in Internal Medicine

 

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outpatient externship
in cardiology

Specialty: Cardiology

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 126

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Where will the rotation take place: This hands-on outpatient rotation will take place in the Bronx at the preceptor's office. You will be responsible for your own transportation.

Hours: Monday 10 AM to 6 PM; Wednesday 10 AM to 6 PM; Thursday 10 AM to 6 PM

What you will do: This is an outpatient experience under the supervision of a board-certified cardiologist who is Clinical Associate Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He holds hospital privileges at the Jack D. Weiler Hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he is involved in the education of cardiology fellows through hospital rounds and lectures. He is also on staff at Montefiore Medical Center, Jacobi Hospital, Mt. Sinai Hospital, and Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. 

Over his 30 plus years in cardiovascular medicine, he has made contributions in multiple areas, including patient care, teaching, and research. He is accomplished in research and is the recipient of many grants. He has published extensively in journals and books and enjoys serving as a reviewer for cardiology journals. 

After a few days of observation, you will take on an increasing role in patient care (please note that this is not a shadowing observership; you will be actively involved in patient care). This includes the following:​

  • You will take patient histories.

  • You will perform physical exams under the physician's supervision.

  • You will present patients.

  • You will write or enter chart notes. 

  • You will have opportunities to research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • You will be involved in patient education.

  • You will teach other team members.

  • You will have opportunities to give talks.

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 

As this preceptor is very academic, there may be opportunities to partipicate in research projects. The availability of these projects is at the discretion of the preceptors, and interested students are encouraged to discuss this with the preceptor early in the rotation. 

​Who should consider this rotation: International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking hands-on patient care experience in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine since cardiology problems are commonly encountered in these specialties.  

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​Will a letter of recommendation be offered: Yes, assuming that the IMG meets the expectations of the rotation. Dr. Desai will provide the physician with guidelines which will improve the quality of the letter. In some cases, the preceptor may ask the rotator to write a letter of recommendation draft. Please note that the letter will be printed on hospital letterhead.

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During the rotation: Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.

See Where Our Students Applying to Internal Medicine Have Received Interviews or Matched

Read Dr. Desai's Interview with Dr. Roy Ziegelstein (Vice Dean for Education at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Former Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center) about How to Match Successfully in Internal Medicine

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"The doctor is a caring, kind and intelligent doctor. He takes the time to explain each case to students and answers any questions you may have...He is very well versed in medical literature, constantly updating his students on the new advances in medicine and encourages active learning. He makes students feel as though they are part of a team, giving us various responsibilities and making sure that we are part of each patient’s care. I feel much more confident in my abilities after this rotation. The staff working at his clinic are also very warm and welcoming...After this rotation, it is guaranteed that you will have a greater knowledge of cardiology/internal medicine than when you had first started." - Kiran "A lot of teaching, citing studies, providing you with relevant clinical studies and in general articles pertaining to recent advancements in the care of patients with cardiac pathologies. He is a great teacher, and will challenge you and further your knowledge immensely." - Airela





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inpatient/outpatient externship

in cardiology

Specialty: Cardiology

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 179

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Where will the rotation take place: This hands-on inpatient and outpatient rotation will take place in New York City. Time will be spent at clinics in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. The inpatient component will take place at one or more hospitals affiliated with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. 

Hours: Monday (clinic or day off); Tuesday - Wednesday 8 AM to 5 PM; Thursday 8 AM to 7 PM; Friday 8 AM to 5 PM (please note that part of every working day will be spent in clinic, typically 3-5 hours; the remaining time may be spent in the hospital or observing procedures). You will be responsible for your own transportation (if you do not have a car, you can travel to these locations by subway).

What you will do: This is a combined outpatient and inpatient experience under the supervision of a board-certified cardiologist who is Clinical Associate Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and works with internal medicine residents and cardiology fellows. Residents and fellows may be present at some clinic locations. The attending physician holds hospital privileges at the Mount Sinai-affiliated hospitals which are spread over 8 campuses in New York City.

This preceptor see patients at multiple locations. Part of every day is spent in clinic at one location. The rest of the day may be spent observing procedures at the same location or in the attached hospital if there are patients to be seen. The time spent in the hospital will vary depending upon patient census. 

Over nearly 15 years in cardiovascular medicine, this physician has made contributions in multiple areas, including patient care, teaching, and research. The preceptor is accomplished in research, has published work in leading medical journals, and presented the findings at national and international conferences. 

After a few days of observation, you will take on an increasing role in patient care (please note that this is not a shadowing observership; you will be actively involved in patient care). This includes the following:​

  • You will take patient histories.

  • You will perform physical exams under the physician's supervision.

  • You will present patients.

  • You will have opportunities to research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • You will be involved in patient education.

  • You will teach other team members.

  • You will work with and understand the roles and responsibilities of other healthcare professionals.

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 

There may be opportunities to participate in case reports or book chapters. The availability of these projects is at the discretion of the preceptor, and interested students are encouraged to discuss this with the preceptor early in the rotation. 

​Who should consider this rotation: International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking hands-on patient care experience in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine since cardiology problems are commonly encountered in these specialties.  

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​Will a letter of recommendation be offered: Yes, assuming that the IMG meets the expectations of the rotation. Dr. Desai will provide the physician with guidelines which will improve the quality of the letter. In some cases, the preceptor may ask the rotator to write a letter of recommendation draft. Please note that the letter will be printed on hospital letterhead.

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During the rotation: Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.

See Where Our Students Applying to Internal Medicine Have Received Interviews or Matched

Read Dr. Desai's Interview with Dr. Roy Ziegelstein (Vice Dean for Education at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Former Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center) about How to Match Successfully in Internal Medicine

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