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Electives - Otolaryngology
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Elective Number: 2201 (lottery)
Rotation Supervisor: Katherine Fedder, MD
Coordinator: Tina L. Cross; 434-924-5934; firstname.lastname@example.org
Duration: 4 weeks
Available: Rotations 1-12
Time to Report: 6:45 am - Morning Rounds; contact Chief Administrative Resident
Place to Report: 6 West
Typical day: 6:30 am - days work is completed and evening rounds concluded
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 2
Course Description: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is intended to provide an introduction to the specialty of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. The student will be exposed to all facets of this specialty offered by our Department. The student will rotate on each of the 3 teams during the 4 week elective. The student will participate fully in the clinic, including clinical outpatient evaluations and preoperative assessments and counseling. The students will be expected to observe and participate in surgical cases to include inpatient care and clinic follow-up. Attendance at all departmental conferences and journal clubs is required. Supervision and teaching will be done by the attending and resident staff of the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.
This is an arranged elective. Early in the academic year, preference will be given to those students considering a career in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. This elective is open to visiting students by special arrangement with the Office for Student Affairs and the rotation supervisor. Visiting students should apply through VSAS and send a letter of support from a member of the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery or the Department of Surgery of their school. Visiting student applications will not be considered without this information.
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