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ANES 300B. Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System Anesthesia Operating Room Clerkship (VAPAHCS)

Open to Visitors

Courses      Clerkships

Exposes students to the administration of anesthetics to surgical patients in the operating room. In this clinical setting, at the PAVAMC 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 cardiovascular and respiratory status, and the pharmacology of anesthetic and related drugs. In addition, students have ample opportunity to learn and practice a variety of technical skills, including airway management, endotracheal intubation, and intravenous and intra-arterial cannulation which would be of value in any clinical specialty. 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. 2 students per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: PAVAHCS, Building 101, Room A3-205, 3rd Floor; Time: 8:30 am.

Units 3       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Natasha Funck, M.D. (650-493-5000 ext 64216).

Other Faculty
VAPAMC Anesthesia Faculty

Yun Tao (650-724-1706), H-3583, Stanford Hospital.


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