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Department: MEPLS-Plastic Surgery
Course: 504-Clin Research Clerkship in Plastic Surgery

Course Director: Dr. Shayan Izaddoost
Course Faculty: Dr. Shayan Izaddoost
Elective Location: TCH
Elective Offered Terms:
Months: 1A,1B,1C,2A,2B,2C
Min. Number of Students:Max: 2
Elective Type: Non-Clinical - Research
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Surgery
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: Yes
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:
The research elective must be coordinated in advance with the appropriate faculty in the Division and approved by Dr. Larry Hollier, Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery. Opportunities include clinical research which entails chart review for clinical reports, publishing and scientific presentations.
Learning Activities
Student on research elective can participate in ongoing research project or develop their own. The students are encouraged to participate in all research meetings in the Division and to submit their work to regional and national scientific meetings including the National Student Forum, the Plastic Surgery Research Council, and the American College of Surgeons Research Forum.
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:
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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