Course Catalog

MED 325C. Gastroenterology Clerkship (SCVMC)

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Department
Medicine
Courses      Clerkships


Description
This clerkship provides experience in outpatient and inpatient gastroenterology (GI). In the mornings, students will evaluate outpatients referred to GI clinic and will also have an opportunity to observe outpatient endoscopic procedures, including upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, paracentesis, ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound. In the afternoons, students will evaluate inpatients who require GI consultation, observe inpatient procedures and participate in inpateint rounds with the GI team. Students will assume primary responsibility for the inpatients they provide consultation on. In addition to direct patient care, students will attend multiple didactic lectures and conferences, including a bi-weekly GI/Surgery conference, bi-weekly GI Radiology conference, bi-weekly GI Journal Club, monthly Liver Tumor Board, monthly GI Pathology conference and weekly Stanford multi-disciplinary (GI/Surgery/Radiology/Pathology) Digestive Diseases Clinical Conference. This clerkship is closed to registration unless given prior approval by Clerkship Coordinator.

Prerequisites
Medicine 300A.

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

Reporting Instructions:
Where: SCVMC, Valley Specialty Center, 5th Floor, GI Clinic; Time: 8:00 am.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Director:
Susan Cummings, M.D. (408-885-7947).

Other Faculty
S. Cummings, A. Chen, A. Davila, A. Ho, E. Hwang, A. Kamal, N. Shah, J. Williams.

Coordinator
Louise Leprohon (408-885-7947), Louise.Leprohon@hhs.sccgov.org.


 

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