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MED 334A. Nephrology Clerkship (SUMC, PAVAMC)     Open to Visitors
Provides students with an introduction to clinical nephrology, including diseases of the kidney and disorders of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance. The clerkship is available at SUMC. Students evaluate inpatients as members of the nephrology consulting team and see outpatients in the nephrology clinic once a week. They are taught to evaluate and manage a wide variety of acute and chronic disturbances of renal function, as well as hypertension, and fluid and electrolyte disorders. They also participate in the management of patients with end-stage renal disease. There is a weekly schedule of grand rounds, journal club, and a monthly renal biopsy conference. Students learn a systematic approach to patients with fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base abnormalities.
Prereq: Medicine 300A, Surgery 300A or Pediatrics 300A are preferred but not required.
Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for four weeks. 2 students per period.
Reporting Instructions: Where: 777 Welch Road Suite DE Palo Alto, CA 94304; Time: 8:30 am. Please email Lani Demchak or Shuchi Anand the week before you start.
Units: 6     DropCode:     Call Code: 0
Director: Shuchi Anand, M.D., M.S. (650-723-6961).
Other Faculty: T. Meyer, R, Lafayette, J. Scandling, J. Tan, Y. Lit, G. Chertow, V. Bhalla, A. Pao, M. Tamura, J. Yabu, N. Arora, R. Isom, T. Chang, S. Anand, T. Sirich, K. Erickson, P. Fatehi.
Coord: Jocelyn Hollings (, 650-498-9446), 777 Welch Road Suite DE Palo Alto, CA 94304

SURG 334A. Advanced Vascular Surgery Clerkship (SUMC)   S2   Open to Visitors
This intensive sub-internship provides a focused study of disease processes of modern vascular surgery. This includes problems related to lower extremity occlusive disease, arterial aneurysms, cerebrovascular problems, and venous disorders. There is a special emphasis on preoperative patient assessment both clinically and radiographically. The student will be exposed to the management of vascular patients by both traditional open techniques and cutting edge minimally-invasive endovascular routes. Extensive operative experience in the hybrid operating room and the angiography suite is provided. Procedures include diagnostic arteriography, arterial and venous reconstruction, aortic endografting, limb salvage, carotid interventions, and other advanced catheter-based interventions. The student will be an integral part of the vascular surgery service and work alongside interns, vascular surgery residents, and the vascular fellows. Weekly attendance at surgical and multidisciplinary conferences at SUMC is required. Note for visiting students: this course is principally directed at students who are seriously considering a career in vascular surgery and will be applying for integrated vascular surgery residency. If any questions, contact Jason Lee, M.D., Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, 300 Pasteur Drive, Always M121S, Stanford, CA 94305-5642. Email: *Please note: Visiting students must obtain approval from Ms. Karen Cockerill prior to applying for this clerkship. Please email requests to
Prereq: Surgery 300A.
Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for four or eight weeks. 2 students per period.
Reporting Instructions: Where: Call Karen Cockerill at 650-498-6052 two weeks prior. Students will be sent information by email.
Units: 6     DropCode:     Call Code: 1
Director: Jason T. Lee, M.D.
Other Faculty: V. Chandra, R.L. Dalman, E.J. Harris, Jr., J.T. Lee, M. Mell.
Coord: Karen Cockerill (650-498-6052), Department of Surgery, 300 Pasteur Drive, H3658.

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

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