IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 53LA731 — ORTHOPEDICS OF SOUTHERN INDIANA: ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY ROTATION

Description:

This orthopedic surgery rotation will provide medical students with a broad exposure to various aspects of musculoskeletal care. Including both inpatient and outpatient experiences, the student will work alongside a multi-disciplinary team of orthopedic surgeons specializing in hand and upper extremity, total joint replacement, sports medicine, and general orthopedics/trauma. Students will be instructed in the examination, diagnosis, and management of patients in the clinical setting. They will also be frequently and actively involved in surgical cases and peri-operative management.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Suzi Tolliver(stolliv@iu.edu)

Director: Aaron J. Mast, M.D.

Campus: Bloomington

Location: IU Health Bloomington Hospital (Bloomington)

Other Faculty: Jonathan Surdam, M.D. (total joint replacement); Otto Wickstrom, M.D. (hand and upper extremity); David Licini, M.D. (total joint replacement);Tarek Sibai, MD (hand specialist); James Lindner, MD

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Obtain and report a basic orthopedic patient history (PC1)
  • 2) Demonstrate a full musculoskeletal exam using proper technique (PC1)
  • 3) Describe basic orthopedic x-ray findings accurately (PC3)
  • 4) Diagnose and develop a working differential diagnosis and treatment plan for common orthopedic conditions and injuries (PC2)

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form (Clinical Observation)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status; No pre-requisite clerkship for MS3

Availability with Max Students per Month:

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Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 5% Library/Research; 5% Lecture/Seminar

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Suzi Tolliver(stolliv@iu.edu)

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None