Course Personnel: Dr. Raja Kandaswamy
Catalog Description: The student will participate in a research experience designed around a specific topic, arranged on an individual basis by the Course Instructor with staff members in the Department of Surgery. Suggested topics include the following: problems in surgical infectious disease, metabolic and nutritional problems in surgery, organ transplantation and immunology, cardiac physiology and metabolism in relation to cardiac surgery, problems in gastrointestinal or pulmonary physiology in relation to surgery, problems relevant to trauma, or another topic of the student's choosing.
Unspecified Site for Academic/Research Purposes
Site depends on project
Required session attendance:
Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: Varies by research project and supervisor
Direct patient care: No
Consent Requirement: Arranged. Please submit a request to schedule using the form linked below.
Course Objectives: Develop a research hypothesis and formulate a plan to investigate the hypothesis.
- Learn to perform a literature review to gain knowledge to answer the research questions.
- Write an abstract describing the research and findings.
- Assessment by research supervisor
Grading Scale: H/E/S/N
Allow repetition of course: Repetition allowed up to 2 times
Limited to Student Type: No
Course equivalency: N/A
Related curricular experience:
Course evaluation: MedHub