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James McMillan, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
School of Medicine
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Lecture
 
9/2005 Nephrology Core Curriculum
I participate in the Nephrology Core Curriculum given in September for the Internal Medicine Residents and Medical Students on ward rotation at LLUMC and the VA Medical Center. I present two lectures repeated in each location for a total of 4 hours. The two topics are Glomerular Diseases, and Divalent Ions and Hypophosphatemia.
7/2005 - 7/2006 Fluid and Electrolyte Workshops
Series of four case-based workshops given weekly to the third year medical students on medicine ward rotation at the VA hospital. The objective is to teach diagnosis of acid-base, fluid and electrolyte disorders and plan IV therapy to correct those disorders. It is given in repeated cycles to 12 - 15 students at a time encouraging student participation. The lectures are 1 hour and 15 minutes each week, a total of about 50-55 hours yearly.
7/2005 - 7/2006 Fluid and Electrolytes Cases
Once every 3 months I give a noon lecture to the Internal medicine residents on rotation at the VA hospital based on a current interesting case illustrating fluid and electrolyte disorders. I work through the case with the residents, teaching the diagnostic work-up and treatment of the disorders. Total of 4 hours of lecture yearly.
7/2005 - 7/2006 Introduction to Medicine, Nephrology
I coordinate this series of lectures given once a quarter to the third year medical students. The lecture reviews the field of nephrology in a lecture that is about 2.5 hours long. I present one of these lectures in the year. The other three are shared among other nephrology faculty.
7/2005 - 7/2006 Nephrology Case Conference
This weekly lecture/discussion is presented to the students on rotation both in adult Nephrology and Pediatric Nephrology. Each presentation is one hour long. Lecures are usually based on cases I encounter in my practice wtih review of the literature. I present one conference every 5th week, thus about 10 hours of lecture each year.
7/2005 - 7/2006 Nephrology Faculty Journal Club
Monthly presentations by Nephrology Faculty on topics of interest, featuring in-deapth review of recent literature. Residents and Students are invited to attend. I present about four of these lectures each year, about 1 hour each.
1/2005 Clinical Examples for Renal Physiology
Two lectures approximately 1.5 hours long each, given to the second year medical students in the month of January, during their renal physiology lecture series. I present cases related to the physiology material. Total lecture time about 3 hours yearly.
9/2004 Nephrology Core Curriculum
I coordinate the month-long lecture series presented by the Nephrology Sections of LLUMC and LLVAH to internal medicine residents and students on rotation in the medicine wards. This is a series of hour-long noon conferences given at the VA hospital and the University Medical Center during the month of September, to review the basic aries of Nephrology. I personally present two of the topics in both locations: "Primary Glomerulopathies", and "Divalent Ions and Hypophosphatemia". The Lectures I give total 4 hours yearly.
Interactive Teaching
 
11/2005 - 7/2006 Christian Mentorship
Meeting with a first year medical student one hour a week to study and discuss the role of a Christian Physician.
7/2005 - 7/2006 Nephrology Inpatient Consults
Supervision of the internal medicine residents and students on nephrology rotation, as they evaluate inpatient nephrology consultations. Approximately 6-8 hours monthly. One to 5 individuals on rotation.
7/2005 - 7/2006 Nephrology Outpatient Clinic
Supervision of Medicine Residents and medical students on rotation in Nephrology, approximately 5 hours weekly. Two to five individuals on rotation.
Administrative Teaching Roles
 
7/2005 - 7/2006 Introduction to Medicine, Nephrology
Coordinator: Lecture given 4 times a year to the third-year medical students.
7/2005 - 7/2006 Nephrology Core Curriculum
I coordinate lectures given every September to the Internal Medicine Residents and Medical Students on rotation both at LLUMC and the VA Medical Center. This is a series of 12-14 lectures given by the members of the Nephrology Sections of both the VA and LLUMC and cover a wide range of topics in Nephrology.
7/2005 - 7/2006 Nephrology Faculty Journal Club
Coordinator: Monthly presentations by Nephrology Faculty on topics of interest, featuring in-deapth review of recent literature. The 2-5 Residents and Students on rotation in Nephrology attend.
9/2004 Nephrology Core Curriculum
Coordinator: Series of lectures given to the internal medicine reidents and students at LLUMC and VAH by the Nephrology faculty on an annual basis. This series is given once yearly in the month of September.