Oct 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SUR1 3015/F - Junior Internship in Plastic Surgery

Cr Hrs: 7
Session Length: 4 weeks


This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 7 credit hours. The student will function as a junior intern with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in all of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation.The student will function in pre-operative and post-operative care and operative surgery as a member of the surgical team. The rotation will be distributed as 4 7-day experiences at each Plastic Surgery location (ROH, MUH, LEB, Aesthetic). The student will be under the direction of the Chief Resident at ROH for the entire experience with exposure to multiple PS faculty. The student will keep an excel spreadsheet log of faculty they have exposure to in the OR and/or Clinical setting for longitudinal evaluation purposes. The student will be included in the pager system so they receive the page along with the resident on call.  The student will have first opportunity to head in to see the consult, write the consult note and write proposed assessments/plans/orders that will be reviewed by the resident. The resident will then discuss the plan with the student for implementation and review the consult notes/orders.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Required Selective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Methodist University Hospital, Regional One Health, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Baptist Memorial Hospital, and University Health Clinic, Plastic Surgery
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of (SUR1-3001/F or SUR2-3001/F or SUR3-3001/F or SUR4-3001/F) 

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Xi Lin Jing - xjing5@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Xi Lin Jing - xjing5@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Elizabeth Sauve - esauve@uthsc.edu - 901-448-1350

Website: http://uthsc.edu/plastic-surgery/clerkship/index.php
Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: 5 and 6
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Overnight Call and/or Float: Yes
Time off for interviews: No

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