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Vascular Surgery

Elective Number: 3015

Rotation Supervisors: Dr. Will Robinson

Coordinator: Kristen Dudley

Duration: Maximum 4 weeks, Minimum 2 weeks

Available: all Rotations

Report to: Page Chief Vascular Surgery Fellow, PIC #1818 to determine

Time to Report: Page Chief Vascular Surgery Resident, PIC #1818 to determine

Place to Report: Page Chief Vascular Surgery Resident, PIC #1818 to determine

Typical day: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

Attendance: A student may not take time off during an ACE.

Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.

  • Anyone who is ill or has a personal or family emergency must contact Student Affairs and the Attending on Service.
  • Students are allowed to take off up to 1 day per week to interview between November 1 and February 1.
    • Specific days missed must be approved by the Attending on Service. 

Suggested preparatory reading: Hallett, Jr. Brewster, D and Rasmussen, T, 2001- Handbook of Patient Care in Vascular Diseases, 4th Ed.

Number of students per rotation: 2

Course Description: The student in this experience will participate in all activities of the Vascular Service, including the Operating Room, Vascular Clinics where they will learn the decision-making process for vascular patients, reading of arteriograms and learning how special procedures are performed on these patients, and learning the pre and post-operative care for the patients in the hospital. The student will interact with the Vascular Resident as well as the General Surgery Residents assigned to this service.

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