Spent a day of elective selective shadowing Dr. Lamb in the ICU. Got to focus on intensive care, ultrasound skills and examining complicated cases.
For my elective I did inpatient medicine admitting shifts at Kaiser Santa Rosa. I had the opportunity to admit many complex patients with diverse diagnoses as well as to respond to floor calls and codes. I worked mainly with Drs. Helen Hammer, Felicity McNichol and John Mihalik. I also... more »
For my elective selective, I worked several “E” shifts at Kaiser Santa Rosa. I worked admitting patients to observation and inpatient status. It was a very high-yield experience as I typically did six admissions or so in an eight hour day and did not have to respond to floor... more »
I spent 1 week working with a Internal Medicine physician Dr. Chuck Metz in rural Louisiana. He has a private outpatient practice, but also follow his patients in the local hospital and ICU.
Natividad Medical Center in Salinas has several inpatient services staffed by residents, and one service that is currently only staffed by hospitalists. I did an elective 2 week away rotation working one-on-one with the hospitalists (both family medicine and internal medicine) who staff that service. I saw approx 10... more »
For my elective selective I spent mornings in the ICU working with Dr. Stafford and Dr. V, and afternoon in clinic. I rounded on non-resident patients and did procedures as the came up, as well as did some formal teaching with each of them. The days were hit and... more »