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SURG 333A. Multi-Organ Transplantation Clerkship (SUMC)

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Department
Surgery
Courses      Clerkships


Description
Will expose the student to transplantation of the liver, kidney, and pancreas. The student will become familiar with the selection criteria for accepting patients as candidates for transplantation. In addition, the principles of immunosuppression, histocompatibility, opportunistic infection and critical care of transplant recipients will be emphasized. The student will participate in multi-disciplinary evaluation of transplant candidates, daily transplant rounds, perioperative care and outpatient follow-up. The student will accompany the transplant team for deceased organ procurements. A weekly transplantation conference will review pertinent literature. Upon completion of the clerkship, the student will have gained experience in all aspects of transplantation.

Prerequisites
Surgery 300A.

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

Reporting Instructions:
Where: 750 Welch Rd., Suite 200 (Transplantation Fellow; call two weeks prior to confirm time of rounds); Time: 7:00 am.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 3

Director:
Carlos O. Esquivel, M.D., Ph.D.

Other Faculty
O. Salvatierra, C. Esquivel, A. Bonham, S. Busque, W. Concepcion, M. Melcher, A. Gallo.

Coordinator
Gioia Zucchero (650-724-1001 or gioia@stanford.edu), 750 Welch Rd., Suite 319.


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

 

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