Ascension Providence Hospital Allergy

Rotation Director: Jason Paris, MD

Rotation Location: Outpatient offices in Livonia and Brighton

Duration of Rotation: 2 weeks (MSUCHM only) or 4 weeks

Students Per Month: 1

Work Hours: Generally, 8 am to 5 pm

Prerequisites: 2 years of medical school; MCE completion for MSUCHM students; internal medicine core clerkship completion for students from other schools

MSUCHM Course #: MED 616

Goals & Objectives of Rotation:

  1. Develop/demonstrate knowledge & skills to diagnose and treat common allergy and immunology problems
  2. Emphasize office management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis, asthma, sinusitis, food and drug allergy, urticaria, angioedema, anaphylaxis, stinging insect sensitivity, and atopic dermatitis.
  3. Familiarity with skin testing, immunotherapy, in vitro allergen specific IgE testing, and pulmonary function tests
  4. Understand the importance of the control of environmental factors in the treatment of allergic conditions.
  5. Develop knowledge of adult immunodeficiency syndromes (primary and acquired), and their treatment.

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Evaluation: At the end of the rotation, the Rotation Director will collect data from the supervising physician and other medical team members and complete a written evaluation of the student that is reflective of the student’s academic competence, procedural proficiency and professional attributes. The standard medical school form from the student’s medical school will be used. If required, the student should complete a case log and an evaluation of the rotation and submit them to their medical school. Medical students will be asked to evaluate the rotation at the end of the month.