PREREQUISITES AND PLACEMENT IN THE CURRICULUM: Students must have completed the M3 Core Clerkship in Surgery.

PURPOSE:
The objective of this program is to provide students with experience in the evaluation and treatment of patients with arterial and venous diseases.

COMPETENCIES: 
The student is expected to develop an understanding of the clinical presentations, common used diagnostic tests, treatment options and indications for intervention in patients with common arterial and venous disorders.

INSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES:
The student will be involved in the initial diagnostic work-up,  operative and catheter based interventions and postoperative care and follow-up.  Emphasis is placed on the clinical and diagnostic testing commonly used in the evaluation and treatment of patients with vascular disorders.  The student will also have the opportunity to participate in conferences and case presentations.

ASSESSMENT: 
Evaluations are typically based on the collective input of participating faculty and residents.

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Program Number:
ELEC 702                
Location:
UICMC                
Program Director:
M. Borhani, M.D., mborhani@uic.edu  
Coordinator: Shellie Cross-Morehead Email: shelliec@uic.edu or Joy Bardezbanian, jkomitas@uic.edu        
Telephone:
312-996-8459
Duration: 4-8 Weeks                       
Lectures/Conferences/Faculty contact:
4
Night Call:
No                             
Laboratory:
0
Weekends:
Yes, depending on case and patient volume                              
Outpatient:
8
Students accepted:
Min. 1, Max. 4                    
Inpatient:
28
Housestaff used as Faculty:
Yes 
Total hours/week:
40

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Updated:  9/10/14