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Elective Title: 93MH710 — HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY


Clinical aspects of hematology or oncology will be taught. Typically, the student will be exposed to the diversity of patients within Hematology and Oncology in the outpatient setting. However, the student has the opportunity to do consultative Hematology-Oncology, Inpatient Hematology, or Inpatient Oncology. Experience in bone marrow transplantation will also be available if desired.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Naveen Manchanda (nmanchan@iu.edu )

Director: Naveen Manchanda, M.B., B.S.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: IU Health University Hospital, IU Health Melvin & Bren Simon Cancer Center, Eskenazi Health Services, Spring Mill Clinic (Indianapolis)

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Acquire basic knowledge about the principles of clinical hematology-oncology (MK2)
  • 2) Develop patient interview skills and critical thinking (PC1)
  • 3) Review literature concerning subject (PBLI1)
  • 4) Develop empathy and skills to deal with patients with serious or terminal disorders (ISC2)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Watch student present cases, assess students´┐Ż write-ups on clinic patients, collect opinions from colleagues about students´┐Ż performance).

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 100% Clinical

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Naveen Manchanda (nmanchan@iu.edu )

Third Year Elective? No

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None