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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Surgery

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Sub-Internship

For any Add/Drop forms to be processed with or without signatures please forward paperwork to:

Mr. Darryl Wilson, Program Coordinator.

Phone: 718 270-2306
Fax: 718-221-6139
Email: darryl.wilson@downstate.edu

 

SURG 4600 - Surgery SubInternship HSCB

HSCB: Clinical experience in the surgical service at SUNY Downstate's University Hospital of Brooklyn and the Kings County Hospitals. More active participation and greater responsibility than during the required Clerkship. Student expected to participate in all conferences at both hospitals and participate in operative experience. Open to students who have completed the third year.

The student will have increased responsibilities and will be considered an integral part of the surgical team. Abundant clinical activity will be available as well as significant didactic teaching. Conferences include: morbidity and mortality conference, grand rounds, journal club, chief's rounds, vascular surgery conference, radiology conference, and trauma conference. Exposure to the surgical research laboratory with practical experience in the dog laboratory will also be made available to the student.

Procedure for Evaluation of Students: Participation and Observation, Clinical evaluation. 4.000 Credit hours

SURG 4601 - Gastro. SUNY Downstate

The goal of this course is to provide an understanding of the particular surgical problems in gastrointestinal surgery. Emphasis is placed on both-inpatient and out-patient services provided by office hours, clinics, ward rounds, and OR experience. Particular emphasis will be placed on complicated colorectal, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeries.

Students will be encouraged to work on case reports or individual projects suitable for publication. The instructor's permission must be obtained before taking this elective.

Procedure for Evaluation of Students: Participation and Observation
Special permission is required to take this elective. 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Doctor of Medicine

Schedule Types: Elective Surgery Department

Course Attributes: Elective

SURG 4604 - Surgical ICU KING

Two or four weeks clinical experiences in the surgical intensive care unit (SICU) expose the student to problem-solving and patient management responsibility for the critically ill surgical patient. Emphasis is on fluid and electrolyte disorders, critical care drugs, respiratory physiology, ventilatory management, surgical nutrition, hemodynamic monitoring, and postoperative complications. Daily work and attending rounds, X-ray conferences and participation in procedures (arterial catheterization, endotracheal intubation, CVP and Swan-Ganz catheterization, and bronchoscopy). Twice weekly seminars to review pertinent topics (e.g. burns, shock, nutrition, sepsis, ARDS). Emphasis is placed on patient safety issues.

Procedure for Evaluation of Students: Written evaluation by senior resident or course director. 2.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Doctor of Medicine

Schedule Types: Elective

SURG 4613 - Ped. Surgery HSCB KING

Clinical experience in the pediatric surgical service, including ward work, operative experience and experience in the pediatric surgical emergency.
room and clinics. Emphasis is placed on pre- and post-operative therapy in infants and children.

Procedure for Evaluation of Students: Participation and Observation. 2.000 TO 8.000 Credit hours

 

Levels: Doctor of Medicine

Schedule Types: Elective

Course Attributes: Elective

SURG 4615 - Transplant. Surgery HSCB

Clinical experience in solid organ transplantation surgery, including diagnosis, therapy, ward procedures, and special operative procedures. Students will participate in all conferences, operating sessions, ward rounds, outpatient clinics, patient evaluations, lectures and journal club meeting.

Procedure for Evaluation of Students: Participation and Observation, Fellow and faculty evaluations. 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Doctor of Medicine

Schedule Types: Elective

Course Attributes: Elective

SURG 4616 - Trauma Surgery KING

Inpatient trauma services and SICU. Emphasis on resuscitation and management. Includes didactic sessions. The Trauma Service runs the SICU. Resuscitation is coordinated with Emergency Medicine. Senior students participate in resuscitation, operative assistance, OPD evaluation as well as critical care management post-op. Ward rounds are once or twice weekly and a weekly conference is mandatory.

Senior students may be assigned more evening shifts to participate actively in trauma management rather than doing A.M. work rounds, etc.

Procedure for Evaluation of Students: Participation and Observation. Credit hours: 4.000

Levels: Doctor of Medicine

Schedule Types: Elective Surgery Department

Course Attributes: Elective

SURG 8015 - Surgery Research

This is a Surgery research elective. Special permission is required. 2.000 TO 8.000 Credit hours

Levels: Doctor of Medicine

Course Attributes: Research, Surgery

SURG 9005 - Thoracic Surgery

This is an Extramural (Away) elective. 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Doctor of Medicine

Schedule Types: Elective

Course Attributes: Away Elective

SURG 9006 - Head and Neck Surgery Away

This is an Extramural (Away) elective. Special permission is required. 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Doctor of Medicine

Schedule Types: Elective

Course Attributes: Away Elective, Surgery

SURG 9009 - General Surgery Away

This is a Extramural (Away) elective which can only be registered for by completing the appropriate application. 4.000 OR 8.000 Credit hours

Levels: Doctor of Medicine

Schedule Types: Elective Surgery

Course Attributes: Away Elective, Surgery Subinternship

SURG 9181 - Plastic Surgery Away

2.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Doctor of Medicine

Schedule Types: Elective

Course Attributes: Away Elective

SURG 9656 - PEDS Surgery Away

This is an Extramural (Away) elective. 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Doctor of Medicine

Schedule Types: Elective

Course Attributes: Away Elective

SURG 9752 - Transplant Surgery Away

This is an Extramural (Away) elective. 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Doctor of Medicine

Schedule Types: Elective Surgery Department

Course Attributes: Away Elective