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Physician ID:

42

Price:
$2,495

Hours:

Monday to Friday 9 AM to 5 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.

Location: Dallas

This outpatient US clinical experience will take place in Longview, Texas (two-hour drive from downtown Dallas).

Outpatient US Clinical Experience in Internal Medicine

What you will do:

You will be under the supervision of a physician who is board-certified in Internal Medicine. The  physician holds hospital staff appointments at Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center and Select Specialty Hospital. This physician preceptor is an accomplished doctor and has made significant contributions in patient care, teaching, and research throughout 20 plus years in practice. In the past, the doctor was actively involved in the education of internal medicine residents at the Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center (University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler Internal Medicine Residency Program). For contributions to teaching, the physician has received teaching awards from the residency program. The doctor also has years of experience in teaching and mentoring medical students.


The physician is committed to providing patients with the highest quality of care and models these behaviors for students and residents. IMGs rotating with this doctor will be able to appreciate how patient-centered care is delivered in the U.S.


You will see patients in the office and the nursing home. After a few days of observation, you will take on an increasing role in patient encounters and learn the following under the preceptor’s supervision:


  • Taking patient histories.

  • Performing physical exams under the physician's supervision.

  • Presenting patients.

  • Writing or entering clinic progress notes.

  • Researching the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • Educating patients.

  • Have opportunities to teach other team members.

  • Spending time with other healthcare professionals in the office to understand their roles and responsibilities.

  • Spending time in the front office and billing departments to understand how an office operates.

Who should consider this rotation:

International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking US clinical experience in internal medicine.

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.

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.

Testimonials

This rotation is really good and beyond my expectation. The nurse practitioners, the preceptor and medical assistants are really friendly. I love to do more at this clinic.

-VP

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