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SURG 317A. Pediatric Surgical Specialties Clerkship (LPCH)

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Department
Surgery
Courses      Clerkships


Description
Four one-week rotations selected from: general pediatric surgery, otolaryngology, orthopedics, urology, plastics/craniofacial, ophthalmology, neurosurgery. Exposes students to common as well as unique developmental and congenital pediatric surgical diseases. Includes daily rounds, clinics, operating room, as well as one day per week with pediatric anesthesia to understand immediate pre- and post-operative care of surgical pediatric patients. Broad exposure to each of the specialties familiarizes students with the spectrum of practice and the specialized physical diagnosis in these areas.

Prerequisites
Surg 300A (or by permission).

Periods Available
Periods 4, 6, 8 and 10, full-time for four weeks. 4 students per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: Please email Michelle Gibson 2 weeks before start date for reporting instructions. Students will be notified by email in advance of clerkship start; Time: TBA.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

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

Other Faculty
K. Chang, D. Fredrick, R. Guzman, W. Kennedy, C. Kuan, P. Lorenz, L. Rinsky.

Coordinator
Michelle Gibson (650-723-6439, mgibson@stanfordchildrens.org, Division of Pediatric Surgery, 300 Pasteur Drive, Alway M116).


 

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