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Orthopedics

OR100
OR100A
Orthopedic Surgery
Jason Gould, MD

Course Description: Students will be involved in both inpatient and outpatient Orthopedic surgery. The student functions as an integral member of the team and is exposed to patient care on the inpatient floor, the emergency room, the outpatient setting (Attending's private office) and operating rooms. They will have the opportunity to spend time in some of the subspecialty areas of orthopedics including joint replacement, sports medicine, trauma, pediatric orthopedics, and hand, depending on their interests. Students may be assigned to different subspecialties during the length of their rotation in order to work with different staff and residents.

Duration: 2 or 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 1
Pre-requisite: None
Accepted Applications: Stony Brook Medicine and VSAS MD

OR200
Research – Orthopedic Surgery
Jan Koenig, MD

Course Description: The student will work with a faculty mentor. The student will be expected to speak/meet with the potential mentor prior to approval of the elective, and to select an appropriate project or projects. The student will spend the month in the Hospital/Department working on the project, and the student will also attend all departmental meetings and teaching conferences. Given the constraints of completing a meaningful project in one month, the student may continue to work with the mentor until the project is completed.

Duration: 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 1
Pre-requisite: None
Accepted Applications: Stony Brook Medicine and VSAS (MD)