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CTS 303A. Advanced Thoracic Surgery Clerkship (SUMC)

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Department
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Courses      Clerkships


Description
Intensive clinical experience in thoracic surgery (non-cardiac). Direct, supervised responsibility for both intra- and post-operative management of patients with benign or malignant intrathoracic disease. Particularly extensive exposure to thoracic oncology and video-assisted techniques. Participation as integral member of the thoracic surgical service allows education in the diagnostic and therapeutic thought-processes required in complex surgical decision-making.

Prerequisites
Surgery 300A.

Periods Available
1-12, four weeks only. 1 student per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: Students should contact the coordinator prior to the first day; Time: TBA.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 2 (every fifth night; rounds one morning per weekend)

Director:
Joseph B. Shrager, M.D.

Other Faculty
M. Berry, L. Backhus.

Coordinator
Donna Minagawa (650-721-2086).


 

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