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Department: MEPLS-Plastic Surgery
Course: 503-Clinical Clerkship in Plastic Surgery

Course Director: Shayan Alireza Izaddoost, M.D.
Course Faculty: Larry Harold Hollier, Jr., M.D.,Shayan Alireza Izaddoost, M.D.,Edward Buchanan, M.D.,Laura Monson, M.D.,William Pederson,Renata Maricevich,Tuan A. Truong, M.D.
Elective Location: SLEH,TCH
Elective Offered Terms:
Months: 1A,1B,1C,2A,2B,2C,3A,3B,3C,4A,4B,4C
Min. Number of Students:Max: 2
Elective Type: Clinical
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Surgery
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: No
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
Students will shadow faculty throughout clinical and surgical environments while learning about plastic surgery, hand surgery, and reconstruction surgery. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in many didactic teaching conferences and the Plastic Surgery Grad Rounds.
Learning Activities
Students are required to attend weekly hand conferences, didactic teaching conferences, and Grand Rounds. Students are strongly encouraged to attend Plastic Surgery and Hand Journal Club sessions. This elective also offers students the opportunity to participate in quarterly psychomotor courses as well as courses and symposia held in the Division in nerve regeneration. Research opportunities include microsurgery, gene therapy, and vessel thrombosis. Locations: BTGH, SLEH, & TCH
Evaluation Methods
An elective Grade Evaluation form must be returned to the Office of the Registrar in order to receive credit.
When and Where to report on first day of service:
Student is notified of this after enrollment
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Cathryn Linn
Contact Phone: 832-822-3145
Contact Fax: 832-825-0175
Contact Location: TCH Clinical Care Center, 6701 Fannin, Suite 610.00, Houston, Texas 77030

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