SURG 333A: Multi-Organ Transplantation Clerkship

Overview

This clerkship expose the resident to transplantation of the liver, kidney, and pancreas. The student will become familiar with the selection criteria for accepting patients as candidates for transplantation. In addition, the principles of immunosuppression, histocompatibility, opportunistic infection and critical care of transplant recipients will be emphasized. The student will participate in multi-disciplinary evaluation of transplant candidates, daily transplant rounds, perioperative care and outpatient follow-up. The student will accompany the transplant team for deceased organ procurements. A weekly transplantation conference will review pertinent literature. Upon completion of the clerkship, the student will have gained experience in all aspects of transplantation.


Prerequisites:
Surgery 300A.

Periods Available:
1-12, full-time for four weeks. 1 student per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: 750 Welch Rd., Suite 200 (Transplantation Fellow; call two weeks prior to confirm time of rounds); Time: 7:00 am.

Director:
Carlos O. Esquivel, M.D., Ph.D.

Other Faculty:
A. Bonham, S. Busque, W. Concepcion, M. Melcher, A. Gallo.

Contact to sign up:
Caroline Cheang- cheang@stanford.edu


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