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ORTHO 306A. Orthopedics Clerkship (SUMC, SCVMC)

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Orthopaedic Surgery
Courses      Clerkships

Students will rotate two weeks at Stanford and two weeks at either Palo Alto Veterans Administration (PAVA) or Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC). This clerkship teaches students (1) how to take the basic orthopedic history and perform a physical examination of the musculoskeletal system; (2) how to diagnose and treat common adult orthopedic problems; (3) the basics of fracture treatment, including cast application; (4) the basic principles of total joint replacement surgery; and (5) the management of postoperative orthopedic patients. Students are assigned to Arthritis/Joints, Foot/Ankle, Hand, Peds, Shoulder/Elbow, Spine, Sports, Trauma or Tumor service, attend daily rounds and clinics, and go to the operating room. Students must attend all regularly scheduled conferences. While on the Stanford rotation outpatient clinics will take place at the Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center (SMOC) in Redwood City and surgeries will be at either the main campus or Redwood City location depending on the service.

Surgery 300A.

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for four weeks. 12 students per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Stanford Hospital, Location to be provided; Time: 7:00 am.

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Steven L. Frick, M.D.

Other Faculty
T. Alamin, D. Amanatullah, R. Avedian, M. Bellino, J. Bishop, I. Cheng, E. Cheung, L. Chou, C. Chu, J. Costouros, J. Dragoo, G. Fanton, S. Frick, J. Gamble, N. Giori, S. Goodman, S. Hu, J. Huddleston, M. Imrie, A. Ladd, D. Lowenberg, W. Maloney, T. McAdams, D. Mohler, A. Palanca, S. Pun, L. Rinsky, M. Safran, K. Wood, J. Yao, J. Young.

Sue Gokey Gonzalez (650-721-7616), Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, 450 Broadway Street - MC 6342, Redwood City, CA 94063.

* "S1"=Selective Clerkship Category I (Basics in Clinical Care)
"S2"=Selective Clerkship Category II (Subinternship)


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