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Trauma Surgery Acting Internship

Director: Lisa Patterson, MD

Location: Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA

Goals

This elective will provide the broadest possible exposure to comprehensive trauma care. Baystate Medical Center is the Level 1 Trauma Center for Western Massachusetts and sees over 2000 trauma patients of all ages annually.

Objectives

The student will…

  • engage in active participation with the Trauma Team in resuscitations and surgery of the trauma victim.
  • gain exposure to emergency general surgery, wound care, and hyperbaric medicine.
  • learn wound closure techniques.
  • attend daily rounds in the ICU and floor care of the trauma patient along with weekly Trauma Clinics.

TUSM

Course Number

 

SGN416-BA-W

 

Duration

 

4 weeks


Average

Hours per Week

 

40

 

 

Night Call/Weekends

 

-  every 4th night

-  2 weekend days during the month

 

Capacity

 

2 student per Block

 


Alternate Dates

Available

 

Yes, at the discretion of the Director

 


Transportation

Required

 

Yes

 

On-Campus Housing

 

Available on a first-come, first-served basis

 Prerequisite: Successful completion of Medicine and Surgery Clerkships.

 

If you would like to apply for this elective, please refer to Application Process.

Questions?

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