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SURG 316A. Pediatric Surgery Clerkship (LPCH)

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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.

Pediatrics 300A or Surgery 300A.

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

Reporting Instructions:
Where: Please email Maria Sanchez 2 weeks before start date for reporting instructions. Pediatric Surgery office, 300 Pasteur Drive, Alway M116; Time: 8:30 am. Report to Maria Sanchez Mondays at 8:30 for orientation packets.

Units 3 or 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 1

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

Other Faculty
M. Bruzoni, S. Chao, B. Chiu, J. Dunn, J. Fuchs, G. Hartman, C. Mueller, S. Shew, K. Sylvester, J. Wall.

Maria Sanchez (650-723-6439,, Division of Pediatric Surgery, 300 Pasteur Drive, Alway M116).

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


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