new york cardiology

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We have multiple internal medicine rotations in New York City.

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new york Cardiology #1

 

outpatient US clinical experience
in cardiology

Specialty: Cardiology

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 126

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Where will the rotation take place: This outpatient US clinical experience 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

Hours have been provided by the preceptor. Hours are subject to change at the preceptor’s discretion, but the minimum total hours will remain approximately the same.

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:​

  • Taking patient histories.

  • Performing physical exams under the physician's supervision.

  • Presenting patients.

  • Writing or entering chart notes. 

  • Have opportunities to research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • Being involved in patient education.

  • Teaching other team members.

  • Have opportunities to give talks.

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 

As this preceptor is very academic, there may be opportunities to participate 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 US clinical experience in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine since cardiology problems are commonly encountered in these specialties.  

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How to obtain a letter of recommendation: The rotator should ask the preceptor for a LOR near the conclusion of the rotation. Dr. Desai has provided the physician with guidelines about best practices in letter writing that meet residency program requirements. In some cases, the preceptor may ask the rotator to write a letter of recommendation draft. 

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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

Doctor's Clinic

new york Cardiology #2

inpatient/outpatient US clinical experience
in cardiology

Specialty: Cardiology

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 179

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Where will the rotation take place: This inpatient and outpatient US clinical experience 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 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM; Tuesday 8:30 AM to 1 PM or 9 AM to 5 PM (Tuesday hours vary depending upon the clinic he is assigned to for that particular Tuesday); Wednesday 8 AM to 5 PM; Thursday 3 PM to 7 PM. You will be responsible for your own transportation (if you do not have a car, you can travel to these locations by subway). Please note that the preceptor will confirm with you with every day the plan for the next day's schedule. 

Hours have been provided by the preceptor. Hours are subject to change at the preceptor’s discretion, but the minimum total hours will remain approximately the same.

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:​

  • Taking patient histories.

  • Performing physical exams under the physician's supervision.

  • Presenting patients.

  • Have opportunities to research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • Being involved in patient education.

  • Teaching other team members.

  • Working with and understanding the roles and responsibilities of other healthcare professionals.

The activities above will mostly take place in the outpatient setting. As a result of hospital policies, inpatient activities will be more observational.

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 US clinical experience in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine since cardiology problems are commonly encountered in these specialties.  

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How to obtain a letter of recommendation: The rotator should ask the preceptor for a LOR near the conclusion of the rotation. Dr. Desai has provided the physician with guidelines about best practices in letter writing that meet residency program requirements. In some cases, the preceptor may ask the rotator to write a letter of recommendation draft. 

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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 very knowledgeable in his area of expertise and he communicates this well to his patients. He listens and is very efficient. We took patient’s history, did physical assessment and entered it in the EMR. We presented cases to attending and discussed plan of care, diagnostic and treatment plan. We observed patient’s undergoing treadmill stress test, nuclear stress test. We also observed and were taught how to read nuclear myocardial perfusion test imaging." 

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