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To obtain hands-on instructions (in the private practice setting) regarding the allergic and immunologic process, the various manifestations of this process, and treatment for these manifestations. The student will be expected to attend all office clinical sessions and function as a sub-intern in an office setting. No night call or weekend time is required.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Dr. Tolly Epstein (teepstein@allergypartners.com)

Director: Tolly Epstein, M.D.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: Allergy Partners of Central Indiana and Private Practice (Indianapolis)

Other Faculty:

Learning Objectives

    1. Observe allergy testing procedures (prick skin for environmentals, foods, venoms and medications; patch testing for contact dermatitis), spirometry, FENO, restech probe, food and medication challenges and desensitizations (PC5)
    2. Take an allergy immunology (includes immune deficiency) history, perform physicals related to above (PC1)
    4. Come up with assessments and plans and explain verbally to the patient and staff the protocol to be followed to achieve the patient's goals  (ISC1)
    6. Obtain differential diagnoses related to this field (PC2)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 36

Time Distribution: 100% Clinical

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Dr. Tolly Epstein (teepstein@allergypartners.com) This course may be dropped/added with 15 days of the beginning date for the elective. After the initial match, please contact Dr. Epstein at teepstein@allergypartners.com or  513-227-2117 for further details regarding the elective.

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None