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Medical Students and Resident Rotations

Course Type: Clinical Clerkship

Department/Division: Internal Medicine/Hematology

Course Director:

Please contact the Course Coordinator for all inquires:

Linda Mitchell

Division of Hematology
Residency: Johns Hopkins University

Location: Traylor Research Bldg., Room 926
720 Rutland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21205

Phone: 410-614-0167
Fax: 410-614-0854


Photo of Dr. Robert Alan Brodsky, M.D.

Brodsky, Robert Alan, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Oncology
Director, Division of Hematology
Program Director, T32 Training Program, Division of Hematology
Johns Hopkins Family Professor of Oncology Research
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Kickler, Thomas S, M.D.

Professor of Pathology
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Oncology
Director of Hematology and Coagulation Laboratory, Department of Pathology
Photo of Dr. Sophie Miriam Lanzkron, M.D., M.H.S.

Lanzkron, Sophie Miriam, M.D., M.H.S.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Oncology
Director, Sickle Cell Center for Adults, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Photo of Dr. Alison Rae Moliterno, M.D.

Moliterno, Alison Rae, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Photo of Dr. Paul M Ness, M.D.

Ness, Paul M, M.D.

Professor of Pathology
Joint Appointment in Oncology
Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Transfusion Medicine
Training Program Director, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine
Photo of Dr. Jerry Le Pow Spivak, M.D.

Spivak, Jerry Le Pow, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for the Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
Photo of Dr. Michael Blake Streiff, M.D.

Streiff, Michael Blake, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Pathology
Medical Director, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Special Coagulation Laboratory
Attending Physician, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Comprehensive Hemophilia Treatment Center
Medical Director, The Johns Hopkins Anticoagulation Management Service and Outpatient Clinics

Description: This course will provide the student with a broad exposure to clinical hematology. Students will evaluate inpatients and outpatients with a wide range of blood disorders under the direct supervision of the Division faculty. Clinical experience is supplemented by regularly scheduled conferences and lectures. Formal instruction is provided in the preparation and interpretation of blood and marrow slides, performance of bone marrow examination, aspiration and biopsy with unlimited access to the Division's collection of pathology specimens, teaching slides, library and journal collection. Students may also engage in an independent project.

Orientation begins on the first day of rotation. Students should report to Weinberg 4B, at 8:30 a.m., and ask for the Hematology Fellow in charge of the inpatient Hematology consult service.

Availability/Duration: all year; 3 students per half quarter

Prerequisite(s): Basic Medicine Clerkship is strongly recommended but no longer required prior to this course.

Drop Period: 1 month

For more information, see the Medical Student Electives Book