||This elective rotation is available to students who have successfully completed the required Internal Medicine or Primary Care rotation. The rotation provides students the opportunity to learn the pathology, work-up, diagnosis and medical management of patients with cardiac diseases. Students work directly with board certified attending physicians and physician assistants in conjunction with the health care team. Students attend rounds, grand rounds, scheduled lectures and conferences while on the service. Students are expected to analyze and synthesize medical information, to reason independently, and to apply the concepts of medical decision-making and problem-solving to complex patient presentations. Students are required to write a clinical research paper on a relevant topic or case.