About the Program

Physician Assistant Student Rotation

Welcome to the Stanford Healthcare Tri-Valley Inpatient Physician Assistant rotation!  

Rotations are scheduled into four-week sessions.

Sessions are Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 4:00pm  

Prior to rotation start date the student will be required to complete the Student Orientation Packet.  An email will be sent from the Coordinator with instructions on how to complete and submit the packet.

Welcome Orientation

All first-time students must complete an orientation on day one with the Coordinator.  All students will be notified via email regarding orientation requirements. This email will also include information on rotation schedule and where to report on the first day.

In a Typical Day

8:00 am

Discuss patients to follow with the team, get sign out from Night MD

Every Wednesday: Attend Medicine Grand Rounds

8:00 am – 9:15 am

Pre-round: Data gathering, interviewing patients

9:15 am - 9:30 am

Brief team huddle with APP to discuss Team Care Rounds issues

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Team Care Rounds

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Finish pre-rounding: research patient conditions, develop assessment/plan

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Team Rounds with Attending MD

12:30 – 1:15 pm

PA Student Lunch (or video streamed Noon Conference when available)

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

PA students complete documentation, afternoon check-in with APP

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

New admissions with Swing MD and teaching

Video assignments (to be completed daily)