First Things First - SURG 602 - Coeur d'Alene ID

6wks Six weeks prior to your rotation start date, email the following information to ALL individuals listed by your respective site to ensure that hospital privileges will be ready when you arrive.

Email the following information to both Melisa Carper ( | 208.625.6029) AND Rachel Grady ( | 208.819.2509) to ensure that hospital privileges will be ready when you arrive.
  • Full name including middle initial
  • Student ID #
  • Birth date
  • Birth place
  • Social Security #
  • Pager #
  • Email address
  • Current CPR certification?

One week prior to your rotation you will recive another email that will contain Orientation information. This will include time, location and what to expect on your first day. Please also check the information under the main "Clerkship" tab at the top of this page. Choose "Orientation" in the dropdown menu.

Kootenai Surgery Site Coordinator:
Melisa Carper
Kootenai Family Medicine Coeur d'Alene Residency
1919 Lincoln Way, Suite 315
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
phone: 208.625.6028
fax: 208.625.6001

  • Immunization records: Obtain student immunization records through UW Hall Health (, 206.616.9074)
  • Work Hours Policy

    The goals of the medical students and the faculty of the School of Medicine are one and the same: to get the best medical education possible while not ignoring overall health and happiness. Attention needs to be paid to both duty/work hours and personal time.

    Work hours rules have been developed for residents, but similar rules have not been developed for medical students. There are obvious differences in terms of goals, reimbursement, and responsibilities between residents and students. Nonetheless, some guidelines for students apply.