SOM Preclinical Preceptorships

Course Title
Anesthesiology Preclinical Preceptorship
Course Number
Prerequisites: Successful completion of year 1 
      Additional Requirements:
Responsible Faculty Director:
Ryan Griffin, Assistant Professor
Other Faculty:
Available Dates
• 4-week block: 4/25/20212- 5/20/2022
• 4-week block: 5/23/2022 - 6/17/2022
Application Submission Deadline
Maximum Enrollment

Where and to whom the application should be submitted
 An electronic application will come through an email to sign up for. Selection will be based off a lottery.

Goals & Objectives
 Students will learn the following skills: Preoperative patient evaluations, insertion of venous catheters, airway management, including tracheal intubation, ventilator management, perioperative fluid therapy, and postoperative pain control.

Description of course activities
 A 4-week preceptorship designed to introduce medical students to the skills and environment of the anesthesiologist. Students will work one-on-one with faculty and residents while providing routine perioperative care.

Method of student evaluation
Check all that apply - complete appropriate section(s) only:
1.  Clinical Observation
  A. Frequency - How often are students observed clinically?
    Daily observation by faculty and residents
  B. Format - What method(s) are used to document the student's clinical performance?
    Daily oral feedback   End of period oral feedback   Written feedback   Other

2.  Oral Presentation
  A. Audience - To whom does the student present?
  B. Frequency / duration of presentation(s)?
  C. Format - What guidelines are set for the student's presentation?
  D. Assessment - Who assesses the student's presentation performance?
    Self-assessment   Peer assessment   Faculty assessment
  E. Method of content selection
    Current cases   Student-selected topic   Assigned topic

3.  Written Assignment (H&P's, notes, papers, abstracts, etc.)
  A. Frequency of written assignment(s)?
  B. Format - What guidelines are set for the student's written work?
  C. Length of written assignment(s)?
    Abstract   Annotated bibliography   1 - 2 page paper   3+ page paper
  D. Are recent references required?
    Yes           No
  E. Method of content selection - e.g. student-selected, relate to cases, etc.?
  F. Audience - Who assesses the studentís written performance?
    Peer Assessment     Faculty Assessment     Other

4.  Extra Course Activities
  What expectations do you have for the student to demonstrate participation in the course (e.g. small group activities, seminars, thoughtful questions, providing resources, journal club, etc.)?
    Students will attend daily Grand Rounds each morning which include M&M, Journal Club, and PBLD sessions. They will also attend 3:00 daily Orientation lectures. In addition, students will have the opportunity to spend time in the Pain Clinic, the SICU, OB, OR and the Shriners Burn Center.

5.  Other Modes of Evaluation
  Please explain below.
  Students will complete a Technical Skills Check List


6.  Stipend Availability
  Yes           No           Maybe