Electives - Plastic Surgery
ACE - A. I. in Plastic Surgery
Elective Number: 2604
Rotation Supervisors: Dr. Kant Lin
Designated Signer: Freda
McClung; 924-1234, firstname.lastname@example.org
Duration: Maximum 4 weeks, Minimum 2 weeks
1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (Class fo 2016); ALL
Rotations 1-14 (Class of 2017)
A pager is required for this rotation but is not supplied by the
Report to: Amanda Lawhorne
Time to Report: 8:00 am
Place to Report: 4th floor Multistory first day & then directed
by Dr. Lin - call 924-2528 to determine
Typical day: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Attendance: A student may not take time off during
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.
Number of students per rotation: 1
Course Description: Goal: To become involved in a busy plastic
surgery service with additional exposure to pediatric plastic surgery.
The student is expected to learn how to analyze and solve problems commonly
encountered by plastic surgeons. Diagnostic and surgical technical skills
will be emphasized. This is a "hands-on" elective. Students will do a
presentation on a research or clinical topic. There will be night and
weekend call and weekend rounds.
- Learn about the diagnosis, anatomy, embryology and treatment of
a variety of congenital anomalies of the head and neck region,
most commonly, cleft lip, cleft palate, hemifacial microsomia,
microtia, craniosynostosis and craniofacial dysotosis syndromes.
in the team management of these complex entities in conjunction with speech
therapy, orthodontics, ophthalmology, ENT, neuroradiology and neurosurgery.
in surgical procedures for the reconstruction of cleft lip, cleft
palate, cleft lip nasal deformity, craniosynostosis, and microtia
- Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of both
soft tissue and skeletal trauma of the head and neck region,
specifically with orbit, nasal, maxillary, zygomatic and mandibular
fractures and associated injuries.
- Participate in surgical
procedures for the reconstruction of facial soft tissue traumatic
injuries and facial fractures, including closed and open reduction techniques,
intermaxiillary fixation, rigid plate fixation, splint fabrication,
bone grafting, management of soft tissue injuries and scar revisions.
- Participate in surgical procedures for reconstruction of the breast
following mastectomy for breast cancer.
- Participate in common plastic surgery procedures including aesthetic
surgery, flaps and skin grafts.
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