Occupational/Environmental Medicine

MED 632


This elective clerkship offers students the opportunity for exposure to various workplaces in the community. They will accompany an industrial hygienist from Michigan OSHA to these sites. They will attend an occupational and environmental disease clinic one to two mornings per week. They will interview patients with lead poisoning, work-related asthma and silicosis and have the opportunity to review chest radiographs for pneumoconiosis and interpret pulmonary function tests. Student will also observe one to two legal depositions. The student will select, with the guidance of the clerkship director, an agreed upon independent project.