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SURG 311C. Clerkship at the Burn Center (SCVMC)

S2 Open to Visitors

Department
Surgery
Courses      Clerkships


Description
Provides integrated patient care, from intensive care to outpatient care. Acute, rehabilitative, and reconstructive phases are seen and treated. Students work directly with a PGY-3 plastic surgery resident and the ICU nursing staff. This rotation is designed for the student with career goals in general or plastic surgery, emergency medicine, or intensive care work (e.g., anesthesiology). However, students interested in primary care or pediatrics will benefit greatly from this experience. Direct surgical experience in the operating room is guaranteed.

Prerequisites
None

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for four weeks. 1 student per period (would consider 2).

Reporting Instructions:
Where: SCVMC, Plastic Surgery Office [Visitors must sign-in on the first day of rotation @ VSC Registration Desk 410]; Time: 8:00 am.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 2, Taking call and weekend rounding will enhance the student's learning experience dramatically. It is left up to each student to decide if and how often they will take call.

Director:
Yvonne Karanas M.D.

Other Faculty
Yvonne Karanas M.D.

Coordinator
Desiree Fuentez (408-885-5315), SCVMC, 751 S. Bascom Avenue, Building Q, Suite 4Q265, San Jose, CA 95128.


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

 

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