University of Hawaii School of Medicine, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Key Clinical Faculty for the Residency Program
Affiliated Hospitals: The Queens Medical Center
What to expect:
Visitors will work with a cardiologist based in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii. Through this experience, visitors will be able to learn about diagnosing, treating and preventing diseases of the cardiovascular system, which includes the heart and the blood vessels.
This rotation will provide exposure to clinical skills such as medical history and physical exams as it relates to cardiovascular diseases. Visitors will also learn how to interpret echocardiogram, evaluate chest x-rays and diagnostic reports, etc. Visitors can expect approximately 10-20 procedures/week at the catheterization lab, procedures may include coronary stent placement, pacemakers, defibrillator placement and a variety of other cardiac procedures. Visitors may also expect approximately 30-40 patients/week at the outpatient clinic.
- Inpatient exposure is dependent on patient load, approximately 20-30 hours/week. The clinic & hospital are located on the same campus.
- Inpatient exposure will be strictly shadowing per hospital policy. All hands-on activities will take place in the doctor’s private clinic. Surgical procedures are limited to observing only.
- The schedule may vary week to week based on patient load.
- Recommend finding housing within walking distance or have additional funds for rideshare.
- Must be a 3rd-year medical student or higher.
|Monday||8 am - 5 pm|
|Tuesday||8 am - 5 pm|
|Wednesday||8 am - 5 pm|
|Thursday||8 am - 5 pm|
|Friday||8 am - 5 pm|
*Schedule may vary, please consult with the physician upon arrival for any updates.
Primary Care Clinic
The Queens Medical Center