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ANES 300A. Stanford Hospital Anesthesia Operating Room Clerkship (SUMC)

Open to Visitors

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This clerkship provides an introduction to the perioperative anesthetic management of the surgical patient. In this clinical setting, and under close faculty and resident supervision, students have an opportunity to learn and apply the principles of preoperative evaluation of patients, intraoperative monitoring techniques, assessment of vital organ status, pharmacology of anesthetic and related drugs, and immediate postioperative management. In addition, students have ample opportunity to learn and practice a variety of technical skills, including airway management and intravenous cannulation, which will be of value in any clinical specialty. Students are assigned to the operating room at the SUMC. Didactic lectures, clinical conferences, as well as anesthesia simulator course, will be offered throughout the rotation. Students will work closely with pre-assigned faculty and residents during the two-week clerkship. Please note: Visiting students must obtain approval from Ms. Yun Tao prior to applying for this clerkship. Please email requests to

A major clerkship in medicine or surgery is strongly recommended.

Periods Available
3B-12, full-time for two weeks. 4 students per two week period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: Anesthesia Grand Rounds at Li Ka Shing Center; Time: 6:45 am.

Units 3-6       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Marianne Chen, M.D. (650-723-7377).

Other Faculty
Stanford Department of Anesthesia Faculty

Yun Tao (650-724-1706), H-3580, Stanford Hospital.


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