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SURG 310A. Hand Surgery Clerkship (SUMC, PAVAMC)

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Designed to introduce the student to the principles of diagnosis and treatment of problems of the hand and upper limb as carried out in a multidisciplinary clinic (faculty from plastic surgery and orthopaedic surgery). The student will serve in the role of senior medical student in the Hand Clinics at Stanford Redwood City campus (SMOC), and the children's hospital (LPCH), assisting residents, fellows, and attending physicians. The clinical experience includes exposure to common, complex, and congenital hand disorders both in the office and operative setting. The student may experience microsurgery cases with revascularization and replantation of amputated parts, as well as flap coverage.

Surgery 300A or equivalent, Honors desired.

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for 4 weeks. 1 student per period for each ORTHO/SURG 310A slot.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: 450 Broadway, Hand and Upper Extremity Clinic, Building A, Redwood City, CA 94063; Time: 8:00 am.

Units 3 or 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 3 (to rotate with residents every 2-4 nights, call from home)

Catherine Curtin, M.D.

Other Faculty
J. Chang, J. Yao, C. Curtin, S. Sen, R. Kamal, P. Fox.

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


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