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Minimally Invasive Surgery - GSUR 550

OFFERED ACADEMIC YEAR 2013-2014  

Prerequisites:

Internal Medicine and Surgery Clerkships

Location:

University of Maryland Hospital

Description and Goals:

TThe senior student will serve as an integral team member on the Minimally Invasive General Surgery Service at The University of Maryland Hospital. The level of responsibility will be comparable to a PGY 1 General Surgery Resident. The student will provide direct patient care and demonstrate independent thinking under the direct supervision of Surgery faculty and house staff. These services treat patients with elective surgical procedures of the abdomen and chest employing advanced minimally invasive techniques. Course content emphasizes gastrointestinal diseases, biliary diseases, and surgical endocrinology. The student will participate in pre-operative evaluation, surgery, post-op care and clinic follow-up. Training in laparoscopic skills is available in the simulation center.

Number of Students:

1

Time of Year Available:

Academic weeks 1-48

Hours:

Monday through Friday - Yes
Evenings - No
Weekends - No
Call - No

Faculty Responsible:

Dr. Jonathan Chun
(410) 328-5878
jchun@smail.umaryland.edu 

Administrative Contact:

Pamela S. Griffin
(410) 328-7399
pgriffin@smail.umaryland.edu  

 

Last Revision: August 6, 2013