M3 Elective - 4 Weeks
Introduction to Pediatric Anesthesia
Course Director: Rose Campise-Luther, MD
Description: An introduction to the practice of pediatric anesthesia, intended to afford the rotators a comprehensive overview of the preoperative, intraoperative and post operative care of pediatric surgical patients. The students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of surgical procedures requiring different types of anesthesia, as well as examine and interview patients and their families in the preoperative evaluation clinic, and spend time in the Pain Clinic.
Location: Children's Hospital
Time Commitment: 4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:30 am to 5:00 pm, no night call, no weekends.
Expanded Introduction to Anesthesiology
Course Director: Catherine Kuo, MD
Description: Students will learn about peri-operative medicine; including the intra-operative evaluation and optimization for patients with medical disease, intra-operative, and post-operative management. Principles of airway management, resuscitation, critical care, and pain management will be introduced. Cardiac and pulmonary physiology will be emphasized. Opportunities may also include time the the Pre-Anesthesia Clinic, Regional and Acute Pain Service, Froedtert Birth Center, and Pain Management Clinic.
Location: Froedtert Hospital
Time Commitment: 4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 am to 5:00 pm, 1 night call, 1 weekend 12 hour shift
Introduction to Obstetric Anesthesia
Course Director: Jessical Rock, MD
Description: Introduction to the unique elements of anesthetic care for obstetric patients. The rotation focuses on learning normal physiology of pregnancy and common pregnancy-related pathophysiology, as well as understanding changes in anesthetic planning base on pregnancy-related physiologic changes. Students will learn to perform an appropriate pre-anesthetic management of labor, cesarean delivery, and other surgical procedures related to pregnancy.
Location: St. Joseph Hospital and Froedtert Birth Center
Time Commitment: 4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 am to 5:00 pm, no night call, no weekends.
General Anesthesia at Community Memorial Hospital
Course Director: Amanda McQueen Klein, MD
Description: Students will be expected to learn about their patients preoperatively, including performing a focused preoperative evaluation with risk stratification, developing and anesthetic plan (including fluid management, drug processes of the patient), and post operative care (including analgesia). Additional airway management techniques, invasive monitoring, regional anesthesia and labor analgesia will also be introduced.
Location: Community Memorial Hospital
Time Commitment: 4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 am to 5:00 pm, no night call, no weekends
General Anesthesia at St. Francis and Franklin
Course Director: John Selthafner, MD
Description: Student will be introduced to all phases of perioperative care pre-operative assessment, intra-operative management, and post-operative care in a private practice setting in the operating room of St. Francis and Wheaton Franciscan - Franklin Hospitals. Student will learn the following skills: PIV placement, airway management, invasive monitoring, neuraxial and ultra-sound guided peripheral nerve blocks.
Location: St. Francis and Franklin Hospitals
Time Commitment: 4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 7:00 am to 3 pm, no night call, no weekends
Course Director: Nathan Gabler, MD
Description: Student will be introduced to all phases of perioperative care, preoperative assessment, intraoperative management, and postoperative care in the private practice setting of the Aurora West Allis Medical Center. Student will learn and deepen the following skills: peripheral IV placement, airway management, invasive monitoring, and peripheral/regional/neuraxial procedures.
Location: West Allis Medical Center
Time Commitment: 4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 7:00 am until cases are complete, no night call, no weekends