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T2-Electives

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Department of Surgery


Surgical Pathways

The pre-clinical student is given an introduction to the basics of Surgical Science including basic surgical skills, principles and opportunities for career development.

The course is a preceptorship with role-model surgeons to provide personalized instruction, teaching, and mentoring through experience in the operating room, clinic office, conferences, rounds and professional association.  Subspecialties include oncology/endocrine surgery, transplant surgery, endovascular surgery, elective surgery and breast surgery.   This elective is split into 6 subspecialties.  You will spend 11 days on each rotation.  The pre-clinical student is given an introduction to the basics of Surgical Science including basic surgical skills, principles and opportunities for career development. 

Faculty: Kandil; Sam; Killackey; Paramesh; Buell; Chaffin; Jones; Slakey

Clerkship Course Director
: Peter C. Meade, MD
Clerkship Coordinator: Stephanie Reed
Phone:
  (504) 988-3909
Fax:  (504) 988-1882
Mailing Address:  1430 Tulane Ave., SL-22, New Orleans, LA 70112
Location:  Medical School, Room 8549

Grading Policy:
  Pass or Fail. Evaluation will be based upon participation by students through oral communication with the faculty complimented by brief oral examination.
Enrollment: T-2's first Session 3 only, then T-1’s.
Max: 12 students maximum
Time of course: 7 hrs. per week - Sessions 3 and 4.  Times Vary

Clinical Surgery Introduction

Students will meet with a surgical faculty member and will accompany him/her on teaching rounds at Tulane University Hospital and University Hospital. Students will attend Surgical Grand Rounds on Friday morning. Students will be evaluated by participation in discussions with the faculty member.

On this service, students will meet with a surgical faculty member and their team and will accompany him/her on at least two of each of the following:  1) teaching rounds at Tulane University Hospital and/or University Hospital; 2) Shadow in the OR; 3) Attend Friday morning educational conferences, including Surgical Grand Rounds; and 4) Attend clinic.   Students will be evaluated by participation in discussions with the faculty member.   The course is a Pass/Fail.

Clerkship Course Director: Peter C. Meade, MD
Clerkship Coordinator: Stephanie Reed
Phone:  (504) 988-3909
Fax:  (504) 988-1882
Mailing Address:  1430 Tulane Ave., SL-22, New Orleans, LA 70112
Location:  Medical School, Room 8549

Grading Policy:
  Pass or Fail. No written or oral examinations.
Enrollment:  Max. 6 students:  T-1's and T-2's.
Time of course:  4 hrs. for 1 session. Sessions 3, or 4

1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5263 medsch@tulane.edu