Additional Clerkship Curriculum Information

Clerkships With No Core Clerkship Prerequisites

The following clerkships, in addition to all core clerkships, are available to students who have not taken a core clerkship:

ANES 300A* Anesthesia Operating Room Clerkship (SUMC)
ANES 300B* Anesthesia Operating Room Clerkship (PAVAHCS)
ANES 300C* Anesthesia Operating Room Clerkship (SCVMC)
ANES 300E* Anesthesia Operating Room Clerkship (Palo Alto Medical Foundation)
ANES 304A* Chronic Pain Management Clerkship (SUMC, SMOC)
DERM 300A Dermatology Clerkship (SUMC)
DERM 309A* Pediatric Dermatology (SUMC)
EMED 312A Pediatric Emergency Medicine (SUMC)
FAMMED 338E Elective Clerkship in Family Medicine (Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano)
FAMMED 344E Family Medicine Elective Clerkship (O’Connor Hospital, Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley-residency practice, Family Medicine Associates of San Jose-faculty practice)
FAMMED 345E Family Practice Office Clerkship (Various)
MED  303B Cardiology Clerkship (PAVAMC)
MED  318A Palliative Medicine (SHC and Virtual)
MED  326A Hepatology Clerkship (SUMC, PAVAMC)
MED  334A* Nephrology Clerkship (SUMC, PAVAMC)
MED  342A Geriatric Medicine Clerkship (SUMC, PAVAMC)
MED  343B Palliative Care Clerkship (SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC)
MED  344A Elective in Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, and Organizational Change Clerkship (SUMC)
MED  347A Stanford Perioperative Internal Medicine Rotation (SUMC)
NSUR 304B Neurosurgery Clerkship (PAVAMC)
NSUR 304C Neurosurgery Clerkship (SCVMC)
OPHT 300A Ophthalmology Clerkship (SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC)
OPHT 301A Introduction to Ophthalmology Clerkship (SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC)
OPHT 302A Bay Area Ophthalmology Course: Fundamentals in Clinical and Visual Science (SUMC)
ORTHO 304A Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clerkship (SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC)
OTOHNS 307A Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Clerkship (SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC)
PATH 302A Pathology Clerkship (SHC, LPCH, PAVMC)
PEDS 301A* Medical Genetics Clerkship (LPCH)
PEDS 302A* Pediatric Rheumatology Clerkship (LPCH)
PSYC 308E Trauma Psychiatry (VA Menlo Park)
PSYC 328B Addiction Treatment Services (PAVAMC) 
PSYC 333A Sleep Medicine for Medical Students (SUMC)
RAD  301A* Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Clerkship (SUMC)
RAD  303A Specialty Clerkship in Diagnostic Radiology (SUMC)
RAD  304A* Pediatric Radiology Clerkship (LPCH)
RAD  305A* Interventional Radiology Clerkship (SUMC)
RAD  306A Neuroradiology Clerkship (SUMC, LPCH)
SURG 301A Dental Medicine and Surgery Clerkship (SUMC)
SURG 311C Clerkship at the Burn Center (SCVMC)
SURG 317A* Pediatric Surgical Specialties Clerkship (LPCH)
UROL 308A Urology Clerkship (SUMC)
UROL 308B Urology Clerkship (PAVAMC)
UROL 308C Urology Clerkship (SCVMC)

*Core clerkships highly recommended as prerequisite


For complete information on policies related to clerkship activities, please see the clerkship curriculum section of the MD Program Handbook.