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MED 347A. Stanford Perioperative Medicine Rotation (SUMC)

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Department
Medicine
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Description
The Stanford Perioperative Medicine elective is a two-week inpatient rotation that will provide the students a clinical immersive experience in co-management of surgical patients with clinical and didactic teaching. The students will rotate with Orthopedics and Neurosurgery co-management hospitalists. They will be expected to perform thorough histories and physical examinations of patients in inpatient setting and then formulate and implement treatment plans. This rotation will expose the students to learn effective ways to perform preoperative optimization, learn evidence based clinical practices to prevent and treat post operative complications and get involved in quality improvement projects pertaining to perioperative medicine. The students will learn about various medical and surgical conditions and understand how to effectively manage them. A learning session with the Anesthesiology department will be incorporated in the schedule during the rotation.

Prerequisites
None.

Periods Available
1-12, full time for two weeks, 2 students per two week period.

Reporting Instructions:
Student to report at 8 am on first day of the rotation at Stanford hospital Floor G, nursing station.

Units 3       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Director:
Sarita Khemani, M.D.

Other Faculty
Stanford Medicine faculty and residents from multiple disciplines.

Coordinator
Sarita Khemani, M.D. (650) 906-5070; skhemani@stanford.edu.


 

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