Trauma and Emergency Surgery

LOCATION: Charleston Area Medical Center / General Hospital Charleston, West Virginia
PRECEPTORS: Doctors- Frank Lucente,and John Deluca
DURATION: 2 week for Trauma Elective - 4 weeks for Trauma Surgery Sub I
OFFERED: Continuously
STATUS: Elective/ or Sub I

Special Notes

Night or Day rotation must be marked on your application!


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

Methods to Achieve Objectives

The student will evaluate patients by daily observation, and will obtain knowledge and gain exposure to trauma and emergency surgery. The students will share patient care responsibilities with the resident staff and will be supervised by the faculty.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Available in the department.

Pre-Rotation Instructions

If you are a visiting student you must report to Charissa Davis at 9:15 AM on the first day for Orientation. Contact Please contact Erin Carter, ecarter@hsc.wvu.edu304-347-1262, one week prior to start date. ONE week prior to rotation. For Night or Day schedule