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Organ Transplant - TRAN 548

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of Junior Internal Medicine and Junior General Surgery Clerkships

Location:

University of Maryland Hospital

Description and Goals:

The student serves as a Junior House Officer on an Organ Transplant Service. The base of clinical material consists of patients having kidney, pancreas and liver transplantation, but also includes the selection of such patients for transplantation, organ harvesting and basic principles in immunosuppression. The goal is a development of proficiency in understanding how patients are selected, immune profiles are matched, and the critical parameters of the host defense system.

Number of Students:

1

Time of Year Available:

Academic weeks 1-48

Hours:

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

Faculty Responsible:

Dr. Jonathan Bromberg
jbromberg@smail.umaryland.edu 

Administrative Contact:

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

Last Revision: August 14, 2013