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ANES 300E. Palo Alto Medical Foundation Anesthesia Operating Room Clerkship (SUMC, Surgicenter of Palo Alto, Recovery Inn of Menlo Park)

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The Anesthesia 300E clerkship exposes students to the fundamentals of anesthetic practice in a variety of clinical settings. Students will work one on one with private practitioners from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation at Stanford Hospital as well as several outpatient surgery centers throughout the community. A wide variety of cases (including all specialties) will give students exposure to general and regional anesthetic techniques in both adult and pediatric patients. Personalized discussion on topics including applied physiology, pharmacology, and pathophysiology of the surgical patient will take place on a daily basis. Students will need to arrange transportation to the the various workplaces. The clerkship is open to all students given prior approval by Dr. Clarence Miao (

A major clerkship in surgery or internal medicine is required.

Periods Available
1-12, full time for two weeks, 1 student per two week period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: Contact Dr. Clarence Miao one week prior; Time: TBA

Units 3       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Clarence Miao, M.D. (650-321-4121 ext 2669.)

Other Faculty
Palo Alto Medical Clinic Anesthesiologist

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


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