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Elective Title: 93MC730 — CARDIOLOGY


This rotation will provide students with the opportunity to investigate all aspects of clinical Cardiology and best practices. The student will be working with the attending Cardiologist seeing patients with Cardiovascular problems including chest pain, evaluation of cardiac arrhythmias, preoperative cardiac evaluation, post operative management, congestive heart failure, stress testing and electrocardiography.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Jason Clifford (jcliffo1@iuhealth.org)

Director: Omar Batal, M.D.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: IU Health

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Exhibit clinical skills in gathering medical history and performing physical examination with specific attention to acute chronic cardiovascular disease (PC1)

  • 2) Demonstrate clinical skills in the medical management of patients admitted with cardiovascular disease(PC3)
  • 3) Research evidence-based practice and medical advancements in cardiology. Able to describe the general basis and performance of cardiac cauterization, coronary arteriography, angioplasty and coronary stenting(MK5)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form: (The evaluation of the student will be done by myself and my staff. The evaluation will be completed by using multiple assessment types, including but not limited to self-assessment, presentations, and end of course evaluations and observations)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th Year

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 40-50

Time Distribution: 80%Clinical; 10% Library/Research; 10% Lecture/Seminar

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Jason Clifford (jcliffo1@iuhealth.org) Housing will be provided by student. We anticipate that all activities will be completed within the general geographic location at which the student resides.

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None