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Medical Student Rotations - 4th year student Acting Internship

The best way to see our residency and program is to do an acting internship (AI) with us. This will give you an opportunity to work closely with our residents from all 5 years of training as well as different faculty members. We offer a clinical rotation as well as a research rotation as listed below. Our institution participates in the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS). Please visit the Rutgers’ Registrar Office for information on applying for an elective with our department.

 

OTOL 9140 – OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY, ACTING INTERNSHIP

DIRECTORS: Dr. Chan (Richard) Park, MD and Dr. Evelyne Kalyoussef, MD

LOCATION: University Hospital

DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks

WHEN OFFERED: Throughout the academic year

NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER ROTATION: 4

PREREQUISITES: Medicine or General Surgery, Otolaryngology

DESCRIPTION OF ELECTIVE: The student becomes part of the team managing the patients on the outpatient and inpatient Otolaryngology services. Acquisition of basic otolaryngologic history taking and physical examination skills will be emphasized. The student will also have the opportunity to observe and assist in the operating room. He/she will be exposed to the various subspecialty areas in otolaryngology, including otology-neurotology, head and neck surgery, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and pediatric otolaryngology. Students will also attend and participate in rounds and departmental conferences. The elective can be modified to accommodate the student's interest in a given aspect of otolaryngology. New rotations begin on the Monday of every week (unless there is a holiday). You can choose any 2 or 4 week period throughout the year with the department’s approval.

REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS: Students should contact Dr. Park (email: richard.park@rutgers.edu) or contact the Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery academic office at 973-972-4588 prior to the first day of the elective for reporting instructions.

 

OTOL 9151 - OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY, RESEARCH

DIRECTORS: Dr. Jean Anderson Eloy, MD

LOCATION: University Hospital

DURATION: 4 to 8 weeks

WHEN OFFERED: Throughout the academic year, by arrangement with the department

NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER ROTATION: 4

PREREQUISITES: Permission of the Course Director, Completion of online CITI course on Human Subjects Protection

DESCRIPTION OF ELECTIVE: A research elective month in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at University. Students will participate in ongoing research with members of the Department. This is primarily for students interested in entering the field of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, however, other students will be considered on an individual basis.

REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS: Students should contact Dr. Eloy (email: eloy1@njms.rutgers.edu) through the Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery academic office at 973-972-4588 at least 1 month prior to the beginning of the elective. Call the ENT department at 973-972-4588 for reporting instructions.