Department of Medicine: Education


Educate and train Medical Students to recognize, initiate appropriate diagnostic work-ups for and provide therapy to patients suffering from common disorders of the nervous system at the level of a physician entering his first year of postgraduate training.

Familiarize Graduate Nursing Students with the principles of examination, diagnosis and management of patients suffering from Neurological Diseases.

Clerkship Staff and Site Directors

Dr. Carl H. Gunderson, (COL, MC, USA, RETIRED)
Clerkship Director

Lt Col Stephen Nelson
Deputy Clerkship Director

Paula Myers
Education Support Assistant
(301) 295-3643

Clerkship Directors within the National Capitol Area

WRNMMC Adult Neurology
Dr. Mark Landau, Assistant Professor

WRNMMC Child Neurology
Lt Col Stephen Nelson, Assistant Professor

WRNMMC Neurosurgery
Dr. Sven Hochheimer

MAJ Vincent Codispoti

Washington DC VA Medical Center
Dr. Jonathan Pincus

Ft Belvour Community Hospital
LTC Christine F. Lettieri

Malcolm Grow AFMC
Capt Alexander Menze

Clerkship Directors at Out of Town Sites

Madigan Army Medical Center
COL Jay Erickson, Chair NEU
(253) 968-0494,

Jeffrey McClean, NEU Clerkship Director
(619) 523-5058, or

Naval Medical Center San Diego
CDR Michael Delaney, Chair NEU
(253) 968-0494, or

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
LCDR Edwin Landaker, Chair NEU
(757) 953-2114,

Nellis AFB
Maj Branden Lucey, Chair NEU
(702) 653-3244,

Jacksonville Naval Hospital
CDR John Hawley, Chair NEU
(904) 542-7373,

Womack Army Medical Center
CPT Steven Lewis, Sections Chief, Neu/TBI/NeuroRehab

Pensacola Naval Hospital
LCDR Monte Bell
(850) 505-6071,

Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Dr. David Wilke, Chair NEU
(706) 787-1334, or
Kelly V. Jones, Clerkship Coordinator
(706) 787-1648,

Wright-Patterson Medical Center
Maj Glen Nagasawa
(937) 656-1633,
Maj Joshua Alpers
(937) 257-1579,

Information for Clerks: Class of 2012

Detailed information will be available on Sakai one week before the student is scheduled to begin their rotation. If you do not have an ID and password to access Sakai, please contact the to get assigned one. Students are urged to access Sakai for instructions on reporting to their various sites.

Information for Students: Class of 2013

Numbers of positions for students in the Class of 2013 are still under negotiation. Descriptions of our present sites and those anticipated for next year are to be found in the Student section of this Webpage. Due to the change in schedule for Bushmaster required by the new curriculum, Neurology will be offered in Rounds 1, and 5-9. Students will select their sites at the lottery to be held in December 2011.