Ophthalmology (OPHTHALMOL)

OPHTHALMOL 130.01A  CIEx - Ophthalmology Elective - VAMC-SF  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Bryan J WinnBryan J Winn also teaches: OPHTHALMOL 140.06

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. In this Ophthalmology elective, students will have opportunities to recognize common diagnoses in ophthalmology practice, observe common procedures, and compose treatment plans for these common conditions.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Ophthalmology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OPHTHALMOL 130.01B  CIEx - Ophthalmology Elective - UCSF Mission Bay  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Neeti B Parikh

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. In this Ophthalmology elective, students will have opportunities to recognize common diagnoses in ophthalmology practice, observe common procedures, and compose treatment plans for these common conditions.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Ophthalmology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OPHTHALMOL 140.01A  Advanced Ophthalmology Clkshp  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Neeti B Parikh

Prerequisite(s): OPHTHALMOL 140.05 or a CIEx in ophthalmology

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

This is a clinical sub internship in ophthalmology at a UCSF site (Mission Bay). Students will be expected to work up and present patients, and also attend surgery and postoperative clinics. Students should enroll in either 140.01A or 140.06 for their ophthalmology sub internship.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Ophthalmology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OPHTHALMOL 140.02  Off-Campus Clerkship  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Neeti B Parikh

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor., OPHTHALMOL 140.05 or a CIEx in ophthalmology

Restrictions: NONE

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Project

Clinical clerkship in approved outside hospitals by special arrangement and approval by the dean and the chairperson of the department.\r\nStudents will do a clinical elective in ophthalmology. They will be expected to work up and present patients, and attend surgery and postoperative clinics

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Ophthalmology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OPHTHALMOL 140.05  Ophthalmology for Primary Care  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Neeti B Parikh

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Web work

Two-week elective providing mastery of eye examination, improving ophthalmology skills, improving accurate visual acuity assessment and screening techniques with slit lamp examination. Patients will be evaluated in an outpatient setting. Didactic instruction will be provided by course preceptors and online curricular material.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Ophthalmology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

OPHTHALMOL 140.06  Advanced Ophthalmology Clerkship  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Bryan J WinnBryan J Winn also teaches: OPHTHALMOL 130.01A, Neeti B Parikh

Prerequisite(s): OPHTHALMOL 140.05 or a CIEx in ophthalmology

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Web work

This is a clinical sub internship in ophthalmology at the VA. Students will be expected to work up and present patients, and also attend surgery and postoperative clinics. Students should enroll in either 140.06 or 140.01A for their ophthalmology sub internship.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Ophthalmology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OPHTHALMOL 140.20A  Ophthalmology Immersion Clerkship - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Steven G Fogg

Prerequisite(s): Surgery 110

Restrictions: N/A

Students to participate with members of the Ophthalmology team in both the inpatient surgery service and in the outpatient setting.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Ophthalmology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OPHTHALMOL 150.02  Research in Ophthalmology  (3-18 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Neeti B Parikh

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor and chairperson of the department.

Restrictions: No

Activities: Laboratory, Fieldwork, Project

A research project under the direction of a member of the faculty carried out in the Department of Ophthalmology.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Ophthalmology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

OPHTHALMOL 160.01  Introduction to Clinical Ophthalmology  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Neeti B Parikh

Prerequisite(s): First year medical student or above.

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture

Faculty from the Department of Ophthalmology are invited to give lectures. Students will gain knowledge of common and uncommon eye problems that may be seen in internal medicine, family practice, the emergency room, the ophthalmologist's office and in an ophthalmology operating room. Students will gain an appreciation of the clinical and surgical duties of an ophthalmologist and learn about the various subspecialties and career paths in Ophthalmology.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Ophthalmology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OPHTHALMOL 198  Supervised Study  (1-9 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Neeti B Parikh

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor preceptor and approval of third-and fourth-year coordinator

Restrictions: Medical students only

Activities: Independent Study, Project

Library research and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Ophthalmology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes