Duration: One month
Rotation Director(s): Fred Lucas, MD
Ralph Gruppo, MD
Mandy Flannery O’Leary, MD, MPH
Patricia Carey, MD
Julianne Qualtieri, MD
Description of Rotation
The resident is taught all aspects of basic clinical hemostasis, including diagnosis and management of hemorrhagic and thrombotic conditions; availability, use and interpretation of laboratory tests relevant to the evaluation of coagulopathies; development of tests relevant to the evaluation of coagulopathies; and management of the clinical hemostasis laboratory.
- Know the role(s) of molecular and cellular components of the hemostatic system.
- Develop working familiarity with all tests relevant to the evaluation of coagulopathies.
- Develop competence in the laboratory evaluation of routine congenital and acquired coagulopathies.
- Develop working knowledge of therapeutic modalities used to treat the more routine coagulopathies.
- Prepare, for the purpose of physician education, an article relevant to the laboratory evaluation of the hemostatic system.
During this rotation, the resident is responsible for: 1) attending all designated didactic sessions (and participating at those sessions), 2) reviewing and interpreting all "sign-outs," 3) preparing for local publication (Lab Medicine Update) an article relevant to the laboratory evaluation of coagulopathies, and 4) attempting to deal with any physician or technician issue related to coagulation at University Hospital.
- Written assessment by the director
- Quality of article for publication (Lab Medicine Update)
- Written and oral exam