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Medical Student Clerkships

Medical Student Clerkships

List of Elective Clerkship Offerings

The Department of Anesthesiology offers a four-week elective designed to provide an in-depth introduction to Anesthesiology for fourth-year students. Each student will work one-on-one with an attending Anesthesiologist. Special emphasis will be placed on clinical skills with progressive responsibility assigned to each student. Exposure to many sub-specialty areas including Obstetric, Pediatric, Neurosurgical and Cardiovascular Anesthesia are available to meet individual interests. Students will be involved in preoperative evaluation, preparation of patients for anesthesia and surgery, choice of anesthetic agents and techniques, airway management, physiologic alterations relating to surgery and the patient's medical condition, pharmacology of the drugs used by anesthesiologists, and common techniques in regional anesthesia. In addition to clinical activities, the student is required to attend and participate in weekly departmental Grand Rounds, Morbidity and Mortality, and Quality Improvement conferences.

Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine is using the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) to receive visiting student applications for the 2013-2014 academic year.  This service is available to MD students enrolled in a U.S. LCME accredited school.  Applications may be submitted through VSAS starting on April 23, 2013. 

To apply, please complete and send us a VSAS application with your preferred dates.

For specific questions about this clerkship, please contact the Student Coordinator in the Department of Anesthesiology.

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