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St. Mary's Rotations

Pediatric Surgery
Doctor checking vital signs of babyExposure to the diagnosis and management of core [PGY I] and advanced [PGY IV] emergent and elective surgical diseases & conditions in childhood [neonatal to adolescence], incl. congenital conditions, common childhood tumors, obesity, other.

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Trauma/Acute care Surgery

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Diagnosis and management [operative/non-operative] of core [PGY I] and advanced [PGY III – V] blunt and penetrating injury in both adults and children; exposure to trauma critical care management, and the diagnosis and management of emergency/acute care surgical conditions in both children and adults.

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Boca Regional Rotations

BRRH Surgery 1 [Red]
Diagnosis and management of a broad-spectrum of core [PGY I/II] and advanced [PGY III –V] general surgery diseases and conditions, including exposure to Head and Neck Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and wound management.


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BRRH Surgery 2 [Blue]

Diagnosis and management of broad-spectrum of core [PGY I/II] and advanced [PGY III – V] general surgery diseases and conditions with a particular focus on hepato-biliary, pancreatic, colorectal diseases, and surgical oncology.


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BRRH Breast Surgery

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Diagnosis and management of core benign and malignant breast disease, including multi-modal diagnosis, and multi-specialty management of the disease; exposure to ablative and restorative therapy, breast malignancy risk assessment and genetic counseling; exposure to standard breast imaging techniques [mammography, ultrasound, computed tomography and MRI]; exposure to office-based and OR procedures related to breast disease.

 

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BRRH Cardiac Surgery

heart anatomy graphicDiagnosis and management of the cardiac and cardiovascular disease [operative/non-operative]; diagnosis and management of cardiac trauma, heart failure, acute myocardial syndromes, etc.; exposure to common cardiac/central vascular OR procedures; exposure to peri-operative cardiac critical care.

 

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BRRH Critical Care
Diagnosis and management of core and advanced issues in critical illness [multi-] organ failure and support, SIRS/sepsis, shock physiology and management, critical care nutrition support, Airway & ventilator management, hemodynamic monitoring, nosocomial, infections, coagulopathy, arrhythmias; critical care pharmacy [sedation, analgesia, pressor-inotropes, antibiotics]; critical care procedures.

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BRRH Vascular Surgery

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 Diagnosis and management [operative and non-operative, open and endovascular] of core [PGY II] and advanced [PGY IV], disease [peripheral, aorto-iliac and cerebrovascular]; exposure to vascular lab diagnostics [invasive, non-invasive] and management of vascular access [disease, procedures.]

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GI/ Surgical Endoscopy
Diagnosis and management of broad spectrum of alimentary tract diseases and conditions; performance of esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy [diagnostic, therapeutic], exposure to ER[C]P, EUS [+/- biopsy], enteroscopy, ano-rectosigmoidoscopy [diagnostic, therapeutic, rigid, flexible], colonoscopy.

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Plastic Surgery and Wound Management
Management of complex wounds, abdominal wall reconstruction, skin and composite tissue grafting; reconstruction after breast ablation therapy; considerations in cosmetic surgery [Apprenticeship.]

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Bethesda East Rotations

BHE General Surgery
The service is staffed by a core of private practice surgeons that provide exposure to the diagnosis and management of a broad-spectrum of core [PGY I/II] and advanced [PGY III – V] general surgery diseases and conditions, with an added focus on thoracic surgery, breast surgery, and head & neck surgery

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BHE General & Vascular Surgery
The service is staffed by a busy 6-surgeon hospital-employed faculty group that provides exposure to the diagnosis and management of a broad spectrum of core [PGY I/II] and advanced [PGY III – V] general surgery diseases and conditions with an added focus on acute care surgery, endocrine surgery, and open and endovascular surgery management of core vascular diseases [extremity, arterial & venous disease].

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Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
Address
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561) 297-4828