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SURG 309A. Plastic Surgery Clerkship (SUMC, SCVMC)

Open to Visitors

Courses      Clerkships

Involves clinical participation in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Activities include exposure to operative surgical techniques, evaluation of operative problems, trauma and emergency, facial and hand trauma, burns, soft tissue tumors, congenital malformations, and a broad range of rehabilitative problems. The clerkship requires rotating to affiliated sites as well as work at SUMC (automobile transportation essential). Please note: Visiting students must obtain approval from Ms. Angela Sotelo prior to applying for this clerkship. Please email requests to Visiting students wishing to do a Plastic Surgery clerkship in periods 1-7 usually apply to the residency program in Plastic Surgery. Please note that this rotation will be purely educational rotation and will not serve as your interview. Please see the Plastic Surgery website at for more information.

Surgery 300A. If you are a fourth year medical students interested in plastic surgery as a residency, you should do this clerkship within the six months prior to applying for residency.

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for four weeks. 6 students per period. We encourage students who are interested in an educational clerkship and who are not applying to the residency program to take the clerkship in periods 7-12.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: To be assigned. The coordinator will contact you a week before your start date for instructions.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Catherine Curtin, M.D.

Other Faculty
J. Chang, C. Curtin, D. Davis, P. Fox, S. Girod, D. Gupta, G. Gurtner, D. Kahn, Y. Karanas, R. Khosla, G. Lee, P. Lorenz, A. Momeni, M. Murphy, R. Nazerali, D. Nguyen, S. Sen, D. Wan.

Angela Sotelo (650-723-5824), 770 Welch Road, 4th Floor, Palo Alto, CA 94304.


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