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Year 3 ClerkshipOpportunities in Austin and Houston2011-12


Clerkship Opportunities in Austinand HoustonIntroduction

  • Today’s meeting includes information on

    • Year-round clerkship assignments (Austin or Houston-based)

    • Individual clerkship assignments (Galveston-based)

  • We will not cover

    • Other regional FM and Pediatric assignments

    • Specific Year 3 scheduling information (March 23)

    • Year 4 information


What the heck is in third year?

  • Internal Medicine – 12 weeks

  • OB/Gyn – 6 weeks

  • Psychiatry – 6 weeks

  • Pediatrics – 8 weeks (3w community)

  • Surgery – 8 weeks

  • Family Medicine – 4 weeks (community)

  • Elective – 4 weeks


Clerkship Opportunities in AustinGeneral Information

  • All Year 3 clerkships represented

    Family Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/Gyn, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Surgery

  • Cooperative efforts in Austin have occurred for 20+ years

  • Previous UTMB student participation

    48 Year 3 students year-round (Austin-based)

    Many other MS3 students on individual clerkships


Clerkship Opportunities in AustinTeaching Sites Utilized

  • Seton Brackenridge Hospital and Clinics

    • IM, Surgery, OB/Gyn, Psychiatry, FM, Pediatrics (Newborn Nursery)

  • UTMB Austin Women’s Hospital

    • OB/Gyn

  • Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas

    • Pediatrics, Psychiatry

  • Seton Shoal Creek Hospital/Austin State Hospital

    • Psychiatry

  • Seton Northwest / Seton Medical Center Austin

    • Emergency Medicine, Neurology

  • VA System and Community physicians

    • Outpatient IM, Pediatrics and FM


Galveston – Teaching Sites Used

  • John Sealy Hospital

    • All clerkships

  • Subspecialty Clinics – many locations

    • Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry

  • Mainland Medical Center (Texas City)

    • Psychiatry

  • St. Joseph’s (Houston)

    • Psychiatry

  • Driscoll Children’s Hospital (Corpus Christi)


Houston – Teaching sites used

  • IM – St. Luke’s, St. Joseph, community

  • Psych – Jester IV, St. Joseph

  • OB/Gyn – community practices, UTMB

  • Pedi – St. Joseph, Bay Colony subspecialty, UTMB, community, Corpus

  • Surgery – St. Joseph

  • FM - community


Clerkship Opportunities in AustinGeneral Information

  • All written exams occur in Austin

  • Students return to Galveston for clinical exams (mid-point OSCE)

  • No differences in academic performance

  • No differences in residency match

  • Favorable evaluations of experiences in Austin


Orthopedic Surgery (2)

Pathology (2)

Pediatrics (5)

Pedi Neurology

Plastic Surgery (2)

Psychiatry (7)

Radiology (4)

Transitional/Prelim (4)

Vascular Surgery

NRMP Match Results

Residency Selection: Austin-based Students

Classes of 2003-07 (n = 80)

Anesthesiology (6)

Dermatology (2)

Emergency Med (10)

Family Medicine (7)

General Surgery (5)

Internal Medicine (14)

Neurology (2)

OB/Gynecology (5)

Ophthalmology


Clerkship Opportunities in HoustonGeneral Info

  • This year was second year

  • Houston coordinator = Frances Dawe

  • Students return to Galveston for clinical exams (mid-point OSCE), some didactics

  • Favorable evaluations so far

  • Electives being developed

  • Health/counseling services available in Houston


Clerkship Opportunities in Austin or HoustonGeneral Assignment Information

  • March 23 meeting will provide details on preference for clerkship sequence (“tracks”)

  • Austin, Houston and Galveston-based students are distributed equally in schedule tracks

  • Year-round Austin or Houston assignments are voluntary

  • Individual Austin assignments are voluntary except when clerkship capacities require off-campus assignments

  • Year-round clerkship assignments are made in February and March; must be expected to begin Year 3 on-time

  • Most individual clerkship assignments are made in April, but vacancies may be filled during the year


Clerkship Opportunities in AustinGeneral Housing Information

  • Year-round students provide their own housing

    • These students are offered travel stipend to return to Galveston for required clinical examinations

  • Students requesting individual clerkship assignments in Austin are divided into 2 groups

    • 1st priority: students who provide their own housing

    • 2nd priority: students who require sponsored housing

    • Housing agreement and deposit required

      Housing is provided in 2-br, 2-bath apts.


Clerkship Opportunities in AustinProcess for Assignment

  • Year-round assignments will be made before track assignments are determined

    • A total of at least 48 positions will be available for year-round Austin assignment

  • Individual clerkship assignments in Austin will be made after track assignments are determined

    • Individual clerkship capacities vary

    • In previous years OB/Gyn, Family Medicine, and Surgery filled with year-round students, while capacities of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry are larger.


Clerkship Opportunities in Austin& HoustonTimetable

  • Thursday Jan 20Class meeting for Austin information

  • Fri Feb 11Initial year-round declaration deadline

  • Fri Feb 18Initial year-round assignments released

  • Tue Mar 1Class meeting for clerkship scheduling

  • Thur April 7Track preference deadline (to Registrar)

  • Fri Mar 18Final year-round declaration deadline

  • Fri April 22Final year-round assignments released

  • Fri Apr 22Full schedule/track released by Registrar

  • Fri April 29Track trading deadline to Registrar

  • Fri April 29Individual clerkship declaration deadline

  • Thur May 5Individual clerkship assignments released

    Housing is not guaranteed for assignment requests after April 29


Clerkship Opportunities in AustinSummary for Year-round Assignments

  • Deadlines for Declaration

    • Feb 11 and Mar 18

  • Housing

    • Student provides Austin or Houston housing

    • UTMB offers travel stipend for clinical exams

    • Houston folks get parking tokens only

  • Services

    • Student has access to UT-Austin health, counseling, and recreational services

    • Houston students have access to UT Houston health services


Clerkship Opportunities in Austin or HoustonSummary for Individual Clerkships Assignments

  • Deadline for Declaration

    • March 18

  • Housing

    • 1st priority: Student provides Austin housing

    • 2nd priority: UTMB provides Austin housing

      Notes:

  • Requests for changes between Austin, Houston and Galveston after April 16 are controlled by individual clerkships who have every right to say you cannot change


Clerkship Opportunities in AustinGeneral Information

  • Student will need own transportation

  • No reimbursement for local travel or food

  • Student program office, coordinators, and Assistant Dean are available in Austin

  • Courses use syllabi, e-mail, web pages and videoconferencing to maintain contact

  • Provide reasons for request for placement. If demand overwhelming, will be sorted somewhat but random selection likely


Houston placement

  • Student will need own transportation

  • St. Luke’s feeds you but you pay parking, St. Joseph has free parking

  • Coordinator will be available soon, most support services from Galveston

  • Courses use syllabi, e-mail, web pages and videoconferencing to maintain contact. Several courses require once/week trip to Galveston

  • Provide reasons for request for placement. If demand overwhelming, will be sorted somewhat but random selection likely


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