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OPHT 300A: Ophthalmology Clerkship

VISITING: Open to visitors. TYPE OF CLERKSHIP: Selective 1. DESCRIPTION: This clinical clerkship provides brief broad exposure to general and subspecialty ophthalmology at Stanford University. The clerkship consists of spending time in clinic, the OR, and teaching sessions. Designed to accommodate students of differing levels of interest from those wanting a long-term career in ophthalmology to those who are just starting out and 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 to obtain site access prior to the start of the rotation. We have a streamlined process, but for visiting stu more »
VISITING: Open to visitors. TYPE OF CLERKSHIP: Selective 1. DESCRIPTION: This clinical clerkship provides brief broad exposure to general and subspecialty ophthalmology at Stanford University. The clerkship consists of spending time in clinic, the OR, and teaching sessions. Designed to accommodate students of differing levels of interest from those wanting a long-term career in ophthalmology to those who are just starting out and 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 to obtain site access prior to the start of the rotation. We have a streamlined process, but for visiting students, you will need to fill out the paperwork 6-8 weeks before the rotation begins. PREREQUISITES: Because of the rotation between sites, students must have access to some form of 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. Visiting Students med.stanford.edu/clerkships.html> Visiting students are welcome. This clerkship is designed to provide broad exposure to ophthalmology training at Stanford. It will offer a glimpse into a training program that differs from your home institution and will hopefully aid in your residency selection process. Full Disclosure: For visiting students, participation in this clinical clerkship has a minimal, if any, impact on the likelihood of matching as a Stanford Ophthalmology resident. PERIODS AVAILABLE: 1-12. Full-time for 4 weeks, 3 students per period. CLERKSHIP DIRECTOR: Ira Schachar, M.D., ischacha@stanford.edu. CLERKSHIP COORDINATOR: Jingjing Chang, jchang24@stanford.edu. Please email Ira Schachar with questions at: ischacha@stanford.edu. REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS: Where: You will receive information regarding location and time the week prior to the start of the rotation; Time: 9:00AM. CALL CODE: 2. OTHER FACULTY: Staff. LOCATION: SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 5
Instructors: Schachar, I. (PI)

OPHT 301A: Introduction to Ophthalmology Clerkship

VISITING: Closed to visitors. TYPE OF CLERKSHIP: Elective. DESCRIPTION: This clinical clerkship provides brief exposure to general and subspecialty ophthalmology at Stanford University. The clerkship consists of spending time in clinic, the OR, and teaching sessions at Byers Eye Institute and the Palo Alto VA. Designed to provide an an initial exposure to ophthalmology. For students interested in pursuing ophthalmology, the rotation can be taken prior to taking the longer 300A rotation. For the non-ophthalmologist, the rotation is an excellent way to learn more about ophthalmology. PREREQUISITES: 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 AVAILABLE: 1-12. Full-time for 2 weeks, 2 students per period. CLERKSHIP DIRECTOR: Ira Schachar, M.D., ischacha@stanford.edu. CLERKSHIP COORDINATOR: Ira Schachar, M.D., ischacha@stanford.edu. Please email Ira Schachar with questions at: ischacha@stanford.edu. REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS: Where: You will receive information regarding location and time the week prior to the start of the rotation; Time: 9:00 am. CALL CODE: 2. OTHER FACULTY: Staff. LOCATION: SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 5
Instructors: Schachar, I. (PI)

OPHT 398A: Elective in Ophthalmology

VISITING: Open to visitors. TYPE OF CLERKSHIP: Elective. DESCRIPTION: The 398A clinical clerkship is best described as a preceptorship. Unlike 300A and 301A which provide broad exposure to both general and subspecialty ophthalmology, in 398A the student spends 4 weeks with a single physician. The preceptor can work at any of the three clinical sites: Byers Eye Center, Palo Alto VA, or Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. 398A can be an excellent rotation to form a more substantive relationship with a mentor. 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. Credentialing: Students require site access at their preceptor¿s location prior to the start of the rotation. Because of the exposure at three different clinical sites, students need to more »
VISITING: Open to visitors. TYPE OF CLERKSHIP: Elective. DESCRIPTION: The 398A clinical clerkship is best described as a preceptorship. Unlike 300A and 301A which provide broad exposure to both general and subspecialty ophthalmology, in 398A the student spends 4 weeks with a single physician. The preceptor can work at any of the three clinical sites: Byers Eye Center, Palo Alto VA, or Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. 398A can be an excellent rotation to form a more substantive relationship with a mentor. 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. Credentialing: Students require site access at their preceptor¿s location prior to the start of the rotation. Because of the exposure at three different clinical sites, students need to obtain site access prior to the start of the rotation. We have a streamlined process, but for visiting students, you will need to fill out the paperwork 6-8 weeks before the rotation begins. PREREQUISITES: A preceptor MUST be identified and secured by the student prior to the start of the rotation. Visiting Students: med.stanford.edu/clerkships.html> Visiting students are welcome. Full Disclosure: For visiting students, participation in this clinical clerkship has a minimal, if any, impact on the likelihood of matching as a Stanford Ophthalmology resident. nPERIODS AVAILABLE: 1-12, full time for 4 weeks, 3 students per period. CLERKSHIP DIRECTOR: Ira Schachar, M.D., ischacha@stanford.edu. CLERKSHIP COORDINATOR: Jingjing Chang, jchang24@stanford.edu. Please email Ira Schachar with questions at: ischacha@stanford.edu. REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS: Where: You will coordinate with your preceptor regarding start times, locations, and responsibilities; Time: TBA. CALL CODE: 2 (varies according to preceptor). OTHER FACULTY: Staff. LOCATION: SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 5 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 15 units total)
Instructors: Schachar, I. (PI)
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