Trauma Surgery Subinternship

LOCATION: Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia
PRECEPTORS: Jennifer Knight, MD
DURATION: 4 weeks minimum
OFFERED: Continuously
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 2 students
STATUS: This rotation fulfills the senior year requirement for an Inpatient Subinternship

Objectives

An intensive clinical exposure to the management of the trauma patient and other surgical emergencies.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

The subintern will share patient care responsibilities with the resident staff and will be supervised by the faculty. Participation in acute trauma evaluation and management in the ED. Participation in OR procedures. Participation in the care of the trauma patient in the ICU.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Available in the department.

Pre-Rotation Instructions

Please contact Dr. Knight two weeks prior to rotation start date. jknight@hsc.wvu.edu/ (304) 293 - 5169

On first day of rotation report to the Trauma Conference Room, Trauma Services, 4th floor of Ruby Memorial Hospital, at 8:00 a.m.