Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac Surgery

Two Week Career Exploration Elective

Sponsoring Department: Surgery

Course Title:  SURY 426 - Career Exploration in Cardiac Surgery

Faculty Course Director: Brett Sheridan, M.D.

Prerequisites:  None

Periods Offered:  all unless faculty unavailable

Maximum Enrollment:  1

Clinical/Non-Clinical:  Clinical

Duration of Elective/Selective:  2 weeks

Where/When to report on first day:  Please call Stacey Owen 966-4781 the week prior for contact information.

Learning Objectives:

1. Expose medical students to a career in Cardiothoracic Surgery

2. Basic understanding acute ICU care

3. Fundamentals of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Learning Activities:

Active participant in all activities of the service.

Weekly scheduled conferences and rounds

Rounds, clinics and ORs each day

Expected hours: 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (approx.)

No on-call requirements

STUDENTS:  These rotations are all available through the Surgery Clerkship

Evaluation: All 2-week career exploration electives are pass fail. Attendance and participation are required to pass. A presentation may be assigned.