Elective Title: 02SP711 — PLASTIC SURGERY - FT. WAYNE
This rotation engages the fourth year medical student with a community based, seven physician practice covering the full spectrum of reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery. The student will have hands-on experience with traumatic injury management, simple and complex wound care techniques, burn care management, skin cancer diagnosis and management, and cancer reconstruction. There will be opportunity to be exposed to cosmetic surgery decision making and techniques. There is also potential exposure to microsurgery and hand surgery. Surgical cases will be performed in ambulatory surgery and hospital based operating rooms and there will be some inpatient hospital rounding responsibilities. The student will also see patients with the physicians in the office setting, witnessing consultation, pre and post operative care and minor procedures.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Sharon Roberts (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Director: Kevin Berning, M.D.
Campus: Fort Wayne
Location: Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, St. Joseph Hospital, Parkview Hospital, and Dupont Hospital (Fort Wayne)
Other Faculty: Matthew Shambaugh, M.D.; Brian Lee, M.D.; Alan Stephens, M.D.; Albert Morrison, M.D.; Guy Crevecour, M.D.
- 1) Perform proficient suturing skills (PC5)
- 2) Identify and describe wound types (MK1)
- 3) Apply appropriate treatment regimens whether surgical or non-surgical (MK5)
- 4) Display mature physician patient interaction skills (P2)
- 5) Translate patient information accurately in patient charts and oral presentations (ISC5)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form (Observation and oral quizzing by course director and preceptors)
Prerequisites: 4th year status
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40-50
Time Distribution: 80% Clinical; 20% Library/Research
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All Fort Wayne electives must go thru the Fort Wayne campus coordinators.
Third Year Elective? No
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: Yes
Skills Description: We work with anesthesia, nursing, and many other medical specialties in coordinating care of very challenging patients.
Service Learning Included: None