Elective Title: 49LA716 — SURGERY OF THE HAND
To acquaint the student with the principles of management of injuries of the hand and surgical reconstruction of deformities of the hand and surgical reconstruction of deformities of the hand secondary to trauma, congenital malformations and disease. Anatomy, methods of examination, diagnosis, and patient management will be reviewed with clinical application on a large volume of patients with hand problems. The Indiana Hand To Shoulder Center is the premiere, educator, and innovator in the prevention and treatment of upper extremity disorders. Our physicians and associates represent the Indiana Hand To Shoulder Center worldwide to serve patients, referring physicians, and physicians-in-training. We strive to improve the quality of life for our patients and employees. The Indiana Hand To Shoulder Center delivers the highest quality patient care, provides the most respected post-graduate upper extremity training, and maintains a work environment that provides satisfaction, pride, and excellence.
Director: Thomas D Kaplan, M.D.
Location: St. Vincent Hospital, Indiana Hand Center, IU Health University Hospital, IU Health Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis)
Other Faculty: Dr. R. M. Baltera; Dr. J. J. Creighton, Jr.; Dr. T. J. Fischer; Dr. J. Greenberg; Dr. W. B. Kleinman; Dr. G. Merrell; Dr. A. D. Mih, Dr. K. Knox
- 1) Assist in the evaluation of patients which present to the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center or St) Vincent Hospital Emergency Room (PC1)
- 2) Assist in the surgical care and follow-up of these patients (PC2)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Objective exam, Clinical Observation).
Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 30-40
Time Distribution: 50% Clinical; 50% OR
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
Add/Drop Contact Person: To check availability, contact Darlenia Prow at (DarleniaF.Thomas@stvincent.org; DarleniaF.Thomas@ascension.org). We do accept interested students with a wait list availability option.
Third Year Elective? Yes
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None