Burn Care

  • Gain exposure to patients with thermal injury and be involved in their overall care from admission through reconstruction.
  • Participate in the management of the metabolic and critical care issues encountered by severely ill patients
  • Actively participate in surgical procedures: including grafting procedures and treatment of major complicated wounds
  • Develop critical care techniques: including subclavian line insertion, pulmonary management, Swan-Ganz catheters and cardiac output, etc.

682 Harborview MC

4wks Four weeks prior to your rotation start date, please contact Ann Haven (ahaven@uw.edu | 206.744.3140) for important instructions and information. Include the following:

  • Phone/pager number
  • Email address
  • Non-UW student: please request that an IRIS account be created for you

Before the end of your first day, please check in with Ann Haven in 7CT-58 to arrange for your HMC photo ID badge. Be sure to bring a picture ID.

Report to:
Burn Fellow, as assigned by Ann Haven
Location:
HMC, 325 9th Avenue, 9E Burn ICU
Time:
6:00am, or as instructed by site
Work Hours Policy
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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.