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SURG 316A. Pediatric Surgery Clerkship (LPCH)

S2 Open to Visitors

Department
Surgery
Courses      Clerkships


Description
Designed to familiarize the student with the general scope of pediatric surgery ranging from neonatal surgery for congenital malformations, pediatric emergency and ambulatory surgery, and identification and management of common pediatric conditions (hernias, hydroceles, pyloric stenosis, appendicitis) management of the pediatric trauma patient, management of pediatric solid tumors and pediatric laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery. The student will be expected to assume supervised responsibility for inpatients, to evaluate consultations in the emergency department, and to participate in outpatient clinics, weekly conferences , daily surgeries and teaching rounds.

Prerequisites
Pediatrics 300A or Surgery 300A.

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for 4 weeks. 1 student per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: Pediatric Surgery office, 777 Welch Road Suite J; Time: 8:30 am. Report to Lisa Lester Mondays at 8:30 for orientation packets.

Units 3 or 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 1

Director:
Julie Fuchs, M.D. (650-384-9463).

Other Faculty
C. Albanese, M. Bruzoni, S. Chao, J. Fuchs, G. Hartman, C. Mueller, K. Sylvester, J. Wall.

Coordinator
Lisa Lester (650-721-3294), Division of Pediatric Surgery, 777 Welch Road, Suite J.


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

 

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