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ANES 300P. Pediatric Anesthesia Clerkship (LPCH)

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An introduction to the perioperative and intraoperative anesthetic management of the pediatric patient in a clinical setting. Under close supervision by faculty, fellows and residents, students learn and apply the principles of preoperative evaluation of pediatric patients, intraoperative monitoring techniques, assessment of vital organ status, pharmacology of anesthetic and related drugs, and immediate postoperative management. In addition, students will be exposed to many anesthetic procedures including arterial and central venous line placement, regional anesthesia and airway management. Opportunities to observe in the pediatric cardiac anesthesia venue and pediatric acute/chronic pain service are available if requested. Students are assigned to the operating room at LPCH and are notified by the clerkship director of the actual daily assignment the night before. Students will work closely with assigned faculty/fellows/residents during this two week clerkship. With the advanced approval of the director and depending on availability, the clerkship may be planned for 4 weeks. Please note: students who wish to do this clerkship MUST get pre-approval from clerkship director Dr. Olga Albert before registering. Please email requests to

Anes 300A.

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

Reporting Instructions:
Students should attend anesthesia grand rounds if their first day is a Monday. Grand rounds are held in the Li Kai Shing center auditorium starting at 6:45 am almost every Monday. Students should get in touch with the clerkship site director, Dr. Ellen Wang, by email ( before they start to get specific instructions and assignments, as well as reading material—and for exceptions to the Monday morning Grand Rounds.

Units 3       Drop Code T       Call Code 2- other: no mandatory weekday or weekend/holiday call, but students are encouraged to stay with complex cases till completion.

Olga Nella Albert, M.D. (, SUH H3584.

Other Faculty
Stanford Pediatric Anesthesia Faculty

Yun Tao (650-724-1706), H-3580, Stanford Hospital.


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