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OPHT 300A: Ophthalmology Clerkship

Selective 1. Open to visitors. An brief, but excellent exposure to general and subspecialty ophthalmology at Stanford University. The clerkship consists of spending time in clinic, the OR, and didactics. Designed to accommodate students of differing levels of interest from those definitely wanting a long-term career in ophthalmology to those who are just starting out and just want to know how to spell ophthalmology. Rotation provides exposure at three clinical sites: Byers Eye Institute (Stanford), the Palo Alto VA, and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Students will visit each of the locations over the course of the rotation, spending your first and fourth weeks at one site, and the 2nd and 3rd weeks at each of the other two locations. Credentialing: Because of the exposure at three different clinical sites, students need access to obtain site access prior to the start of the rotation. We can do the heavy lifting here, but we need you to fill out the paperwork we send you approximately 6-8 weeks before the rotation begins. This is particularly important for external students. nPrereq: Students must have access to transportation for facilities offsite and for ER after hours. Periods Avail: P1-12. Full-time for 4 weeks. 3 students per period. nReporting Instructions: Plan to report to Byers Eye Center the first day of the rotation for an orientation unless instructed otherwise. Clinical duties begin the second day of the rotation; Time: 9:00 am. Units: 6. Call Code: 2 Director: Ira Schachar, M.D. (ischacha@stanford.edu). Other Faculty: Staff Coord: TBA. For now please email Ira Schachar with questions at: ischacha@stanford.edu. (SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 6
Instructors: Schachar, I. (PI)

OPHT 301A: Introduction to Ophthalmology

Closed to visitors. This clerkship is intended to provide a general introduction to ophthalmology; students interested in ophthalmology as a specialty should consider Ophth 300A. Students will spend time in clinic and surgery settings at one of three clinical sites: Stanford, Palo Alto VA, or Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. At the conclusion of the rotation, students will have a working knowledge and familiarity with ophthalmic terminology and basic exam techniques, will be able to recognize signs and symptoms of ophthalmic emergencies, and will feel comfortable knowing when and how to consult ophthalmology. The course will be graded pass/fail, based on a short written test and clinical evaluations obtained at the end of the rotation. Prereq: Because of the rotation between sites, students must have access to some form transportation (its a long bike ride between Byers and the VA, but you need a car to get to SCVMC). At all sites, parking is free. Periods Avail: P4-12. Full-time for 2 weeks. 2 students per period. nReporting Instructions: Plan to report to Byers Eye Center the first day of the rotation for an orientation unless instructed otherwise. Clinical duties begin the second day of the rotation; Time: 9:00 am. Units: 3. Call Code: 2: home call 1 night/week, 1 weekend/rotation. Director: Ira Schachar, M.D. (ischacha@stanford.edu). Other Faculty: Staff. Coord: TBA. For now please email Ira Schachar with questions at: ischacha@stanford.edu. (SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 3
Instructors: Schachar, I. (PI)

OPHT 398A: Elective in Ophthalmology

Open to visitors. Provides an opportunity for a student in the clinical years to have an individualized clinical experience in Ophthalmology. The quality and duration of the elective will be decided by both the student and a faculty preceptor in the Department of Ophthalmology. Please note: Students cannot add 398A clerkships directly to their fishbowl schedules through the regular shuffles. Please contact Caroline Cheang in the Office of Medical Student Affairs at cheang@stanford.edu or 650-498-7619 with the faculty preceptor¿s name and email address to add this clerkship. Prereq: Ophthalmology 300A or comparable; consent of Faculty Clinical Clerkship Coordinator and approval by Advisor. Periods Avail: 1-12. Reporting Instructions: Where: TBA (designated faculty preceptor); Time: TBA. Units: 1 to 12. Call Code: 2 (varies according to preceptor) nDirector: Ira Schachar, M.D. (ischacha@stanford.edu). Other Faculty: Staff. Coord: TBA. For now please email Ira Schachar with questions at: ischacha@stanford.edu. (SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 3-6 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 18 units total)
Instructors: Schachar, I. (PI)
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