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American College of Surgeons verified Level 1 Trauma Center 2500 admits/year 85% blunt/15% penetrating, 8 trauma call surgeons, 2 full time Trauma surgeons, full time critical care staff, part of Indiana University residency program (Surgery & Emergency med). Service staffed by 2-4 residents (PGY-3, PGY-1) and 2 staff faculty per month.

Learning Opportunities

Active clinical and research activity

Elective Details

Number of Students Accepted

Up to 2 per month

Duration of Elective

2 - 8 weeks


Variable options from private home lodging to hospital hotel (approx $35/day student rate), usually arranged by student.



Applicant Requirements

Equivalent of 4th year medical student (Third year with permission of Director), documentation of Malpractice coverage via medical school or training institution for active clinical priveleges, not necessary as observer or research program. Fluency in english necessary.


H. Scott Bjerke, MD, FACS or George Rodman, MD, FACS

Trauma Services B-233,
Methodist Hospital,
1701 N. Senate Blvd.

Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
United States

Phone: 317 929 5339
Fax: 317 929 2082

Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

URL: www.clarian.com

Sep 29, 2006