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First Aid for Third Year Clerkships at JMC

Radiation Oncology Clerkship at Jefferson Hospital

TRANSPORTATION

How did you get there? What is the IDEAL way to get there (if different)? If you took public transportation how much did it cost?
  • At Jefferson.

LIVING

If you lived away from campus, how was the housing?
  • N/A.

FORMAL LEARNING

Did you have lectures/didactic sessions at your rotation site? How often? How long? Do you feel like they were as well organized as the lectures at Jeff?
  • Dr. Showalter met with the medical students for one hour once a week for a lecture/discussion regarding Radiation Oncology, there were additional lectures/conferences given by residents or other attendings just about every day of the week.
Did you give a presentation? Were you required to do so?
  • There was a required 10-15 minute presentation on the student's topic of choice (many described it as pretty informal)

WORK SCHEDULE

What were your hours (roughly)?
  • ~50% of students worked 40 hours per week, ~35% worked less than 40 hours per week.
In the Hospital, did you feel a part of the ‘team’? Did residents/attendings appreciate you?
  • 43% of students had the option to write notes/round.
  • In terms of level of involvement, 22% of students said they were very involved, 39% said they were moderately involved, 17% said they were NOT very involved, and 22% described it as merely a shadowing experience.
How was the teaching by attendings?
  • 44% rated teaching on this rotation as superb and 48% rated teaching as very good.

CANDID COMMENTS FROM STUDENTS

Pros:
  • Interesting
  • Very clear goals and expectations
Cons:
  • Students desired more involvement in patient care.

Last revised: 01/12


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