Jan 16, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
    
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SUR1 4101/F - Pediatric Surgical Oncology




Cr Hrs: 3.5, 7
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

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This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3.5 or 7 credit hours. The student should function with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in several of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Surgical Oncology elective allows students to gain an understanding of the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of solid tumors in children.  Students will participate in the pre-operative and post-operative management of children with malignancies including assisting with pre-operative work-ups, assisting in the operating room and making pre & post-operative rounds. The students will work under the direct supervision of the attending surgeons. Students will also attend the following conferences: 1) didactic pediatric surgical oncology conference 2) soft tissue tumor conference 3) hematology/oncology grand rounds 4) tumor board 5) surgery management conference.  In some cases, the students will be given the option to assist in research if interested. Medical students are not responsible for  evening or weekend call and are generally scheduled Monday through Friday. 

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of (PED1-3001/F or PED2-3001/F or PED3-3001/F) and (SUR1-3001/F or SUR2-3001/F or SUR3-3001/F or SUR4-3001/F)

Term offered: Fall, Spring



Fall - Instructor of Record: Andrew Davidoff - adavidof@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Andrew Davidoff - adavidof@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Christine McManus - Christine.McManus@STJUDE.ORG - 901-595-7950

Prior Authorization: Yes-Approval must be obtained from the coordinator before scheduling this rotation.
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: Negotiable
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation



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