Clinical Externship in Otolaryngology
Dates and Duration: All year
Days of Week: Monday - Friday
Place of Meeting: The Mount Sinai Hospital, Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital Center
Time: 6:30am - 6:00pm
Class Level: three, four
Credit Hours: four weeks
The student will have:
- Individualized instruction in the examination of the ear, nose, pharynx, facial skeleton, larynx, neck, and salivary glands
- Participation in the care of head and neck patients in the clinic, faculty practice, operating room, and outpatient clinic
- The opportunity to participate in the full spectrum of otolaryngology surgery including microvascular free tissue transfer, skull base surgery, otologic surgery, head and neck surgery, rhinologic surgery and pediatric surgery
- The opportunity to perform admission history and physical examination on patients in both the inpatient and the ambulatory setting
Students may take clinical electives during the third and fourth years at either on-campus (The Mount Sinai Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital Center, Bronx V.A. Hospital, and Queens General Hospital) or off-campus institutions.
The elective week typically begins on Monday and ends on Friday. A total of 23 weeks of elective credit must be recorded during the clinical years.