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ANES 300C. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Anesthesia Operating Room Clerkship (SCVMC)

Open to Visitors

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This two week clerkship is spent learning anesthetic fundamentals at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center under the supervision of physician anesthesia staff. The student will participate in a wide variety of surgical patients undergoing anesthesia. Experience with airway management, intravenous cannulation, system monitoring, and administration of anesthetic techniques and agents will be provided. An understanding of the pathophysiology of surgical illness and the interaction of anesthesia will be emphasized. Students should expect considerable experience with vascular cannulation during the first week of this clerkship. The second week will emphasize airway management and administration of anesthesia. Please note: students who wish to do this clerkship MUST get pre-approval from clerkship director Dr. Lin before registering. Please email requests to 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. 1 student per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: SCVMC Department of Anesthesia Room 2M106, Helen Evans (408) 885-5745; Time: 8:00 am. Please email a short biography and a short statement explaining what you would like to get out of the rotation and what is your interest in Anesthesia to the Director.

Units 3       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Mark Lin, M.D. (408-885-2604),

Other Faculty
SCVMC Anesthesia Faculty

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


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