CLT AHEC - Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte Info

This page contains some general information to help prepare you for your off-site clerkship in Charlotte, NC. The information contained on this page is general information, and any details such as schedules, locations, etc. are subject to change. You will receive an email with more detailed information and specifics prior to your arrival.

Orientation

Clerkship Schedule Overview

Driving Directions and Parking

Goals and Expectations

 


 

 

Orientation

Orientation occurs on the first day of your scheduled clerkship.  Details are as follows:

Location: OR conference room for OR orientation

TIme: 8:00 AM

Directions to OR Conference Room for OR orientation:

On 3rd floor of main hospital, follow hallway to the cafeteria.  Go through cafeteria (w/ dining rooms on either side of hallway and through table area).  You will pass through 2 sets of double doors.  After the 2nd set of doors, go to the RIGHT (by the windows).  Take this set of elevators up to the 5th floor.  Exit elevator and turn LEFT and then another LEFT into the hallway.  Take first hall to the LEFT and the OR classroom will be around the corner.  It is a badge-accessed door…please knock on the door.  Lori Vanhorn will be your instructor…..and her pager # is:  2501.  You can ask an employee to page her for you if you get lost.

After OR orientation, proceed to the ROB Building (# 9 on the attached map). There is a keypad to the left of the front door. Scroll through directory until you find OB FACULTY.  That will ring our department and someone will buzz you into the building. Proceed to 3rd floor, room 305. You will have your Departmental orientation at that time.

**Please read the attached Acceptable Use Policy, Dress Code Policy and complete the HIPPA Privacy & Security and Module for Students (bring completed Modules with you on Monday).**

Clerkship Schedule Overview

At Carolinas Medical Center, students spend 4 weeks on the Obstetrics service, dividing their time among the ambulatory setting, L&D and the Nights Rotation.  They spend the remainder of the 2 weeks on one of two Gynecology services, either Benign Gynecology or Gynecology Oncology. Individual schedules will be shared with students via One45 prior to the start of their clerkship.

Sample Student Schedule

Driving Directions and Parking

To Carolinas Medical Center

Parking - You will park in the Morehead Medical Plaza parking deck (Employee/Staff Entrance - NOT Physician or Visitor Entrance - see map, #25). You will be provided with a code to use to enter the parking deck.  If you have trouble getting into the deck, just go in the visitor entrance and bring in your parking ticket for me to validate. On your first day, you will get an ID Badge that will be programmed to let you park in the MMP deck the remainder of your rotation.

Goals and Expectations

Students are expected to follow the OB/GYN course objectives and achieve the indicated core competencies for this clerkship.