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DERM 300A. Dermatology Clerkship (SUMC, PAVAMC)   S1   Closed to Visitors
Consists of a 4 week rotation through Stanford adult and pediatric clinics and the VA. Designed to give students a broad clinical exposure to skin diseases. Emphasis is on the outpatient diagnosis and treatment of common skin problems and the cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease. Students are expected to attend the Tuesday morning didactic teaching sessions as well as the dermatology grand rounds every Thursday morning. Students are expected to learn how to describe and recognize morphology, to perform a thorough skin examination, and to perform basic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Prereq: MED 208 or INDE 206
Periods Avail: 2-12, full-time for four weeks. 2 week requests will NOT be accepted. 2 students per period.
Reporting Instructions: Where: 450 Broadway, Pavilion C, Redwood City, CA 94063 Time: 8.00 am.
Units: 6     DropCode:     Call Code: 0
Director: Joanna Badger, M.D.
Other Faculty: Staff
Coord: Averley Mayo (650-497-8006, amayo@stanford.edu), 450 Broadway Pavillion C, 2nd Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063.

DERM 309A. Pediatric Dermatology Clerkship (SUMC)     Open to Visitors
Consists of a 4-week clerkship based at Pediatric Dermatology Clinic at 770 Welch Road, Suite 261 at LPCH Palo Alto location. This clerkship is designed to give students a broad clinical exposure to pediatric skin diseases. Emphasis is on the outpatient diagnosis and treatment of common skin problems and the cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease. Students are expected to attend the Tuesday morning didactic teaching sessions as well as the dermatology grand rounds every Thursday morning. Students are expected to learn how to describe and recognize morphology, to perform a thorough skin examination, and to perform basic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Basic conversational Spanish is not required as we have a translation service accessible in every exam room in the clinic.
Prereq: MED 208 or INDE 206, DERM 300A preferred
Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for four weeks. 1 student per period.
Reporting Instructions: Where: 770 Welch Road, Suite 261, Palo Alto, CA 94304; Time: 8.00 am.
Units: 6     DropCode:     Call Code: 0
Director: Joyce Teng, M.D., Ph.D.; Associate Director: Ann Marqueling, M.D.
Other Faculty: P. Khuu, J. Sorrell.
Coord: Kris Arao (650-723-6493) 700 Welch Road, Suite 301, Palo Alto, CA 94304.

DERM 310B. Advanced Clinical Elective in Dermatology (SUMC/VAPAHCS)     Open to Visitors
A dermatology advanced clerkship designed for medical students interested in pursuing dermatology residency training. It consists of a 4 week clerkship based at the Stanford Medicine Outpatient Clinic in Redwood City, Stanford Hospital and Clinics in Palo Alto, and the Palo Alto VA. Students work closely with faculty to obtain strong clinical skills in the diagnosis and management of common skin disorders. Students are part of the Stanford and VA dermatology teams, participating in dermatopathology sessions, inpatient consultations, cutaneous oncology, surgery, and general adult dermatology clinics. Students are expected to attend Tuesday morning didactic teaching sessions as well as Dermatology Grand Rounds every Thursday morning. Students will be expected to give a case-based presentation at Grand Rounds during the rotation.   If you are interested in enrolling in Dermatology 310B, please apply by sending your CV, USMLE scores and clerkship grades to Averley Mayo at amayo@stanford.edu by March 15th, 2018. Application selection occurs at the end of March. Note that this clerkship employs a deadline that differs from that of the Stanford Clerkship Office. Please do not submit applications directly to the Clerkship Office until instructed to do so if your application is accepted by the course directors. Unfortunately, there are no exceptions to the March 15 application deadline.  Note to outside rotators: Generally, we are only able to take outside rotators for periods 4 and 5. If you are interested in the other periods, please contact us to see if space is available. Unfortunately, there are no exceptions to the March 15 application deadline.  SCORE program  This clerkship participates in the SCORE program, a diversity promotion program run by the Stanford Clerkship Office that provides other support during your rotation. Please note that if you are a minority, you may qualify for this program. Please see the following for further details:  https://med.stanford.edu/clerkships/score-program.html
Prereq: Dermatology 300A. Consent of course directors is required.
Periods Avail: 2-12, full-time for four weeks. 2 students per period.
Reporting Instructions: Where: Palo Alto VA, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, Bldg. 100, Dermatology Clinic, Rm D1-227 Time: 8:00 am.
Units: 6     DropCode:     Call Code: 0
Director: Jennifer Lai, M.D., Jennifer Chen, M.D. and Matt Lewis, M.D.
Other Faculty: VA & Stanford dermatology faculty.
Coord: Averley Mayo (650-497-8006, amayo@stanford.edu), 450 Broadway Pavillion C, 2nd Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063.

DERM 311A. Advanced Pediatric Dermatology Clerkship (SUMC)     Open to Visitors
A pediatric dermatology advanced clerkship designed for medical students interested in pursuing dermatology residency training. It consists of a 4-week clerkship based at the Pediatric Dermatology Clinic located at 770 Welch Road, Suite 261, 2nd Floor, Palo Alto, CA 94304 location. Students work closely with faculty to obtain strong clinical skills in the diagnosis and management of common skin disorders. Students are part of the Stanford and LPCH dermatology teams, participating in dermatopathology sessions, inpatient consultations, melanoma, cutaneous oncology, surgery, and pediatric dermatology clinics. Students are expected to attend the Tuesday morning didactic teaching sessions, as well as the dermatology grand rounds every Thursday morning.
Prereq: DERM 309A.
Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for four weeks. 1 student per period.
Reporting Instructions: Where: 770 Welch Road, Suite 261, Palo Alto, CA 94304; Time: 8.30 am.
Units: 6     DropCode:     Call Code: 0
Director: Joyce Teng, M.D., Ph.D.; Associate Director: Ann Marqueling, M.D.
Other Faculty: P. Khuu, J. Sorrell.
Coord: Kris Arao (650-723-6493) 700 Welch Road, Suite 301, Palo Alto, CA 94304.

DERM 398A. Clinical Elective in Dermatology (SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC, KPMC)     Closed to Visitors
Provides an opportunity for a student in the clinical years to have a clinical experience in Dermatology, of a quality and duration to be decided upon by the student and a faculty preceptor in the Department of Dermatology. Please note: Students cannot add 398A clerkships directly to their fishbowl schedules through the regular shuffles. Please contact Caroline Cheang in the Office of Medical Student Affairs at cheang@stanford.edu or 650-498-7619 with the faculty preceptor’s name and email address to add this clerkship.
Prereq: MED 208 or INDE 206.
Periods Avail: 2-12.
Reporting Instructions: Where: TBA (designated faculty preceptor); Time: TBA
Units: 1 to 12     DropCode:     Call Code: 2 (varies with preceptor).
Director: Joanna Badger, M.D.
Other Faculty: Staff
Coord: Averley Mayo (650-497-8006, amayo@stanford.edu), 450 Broadway Pavillion C, 2nd Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063.

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

 

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