Students


NYU Lutheran Medical Center is pleased to have you as a member of our hospital community. You have become a part of an organization that is proud of its reputation for service to the community. This website is designed to familiarize you with the various rotations available at NYU Lutheran Medical Center and to help you prepare for your training. We hope you enjoy your experience at NYU Lutheran Medical Center and we hope to see you again during your residency training.

Good Luck!

 

The Educational Experience at NYU Lutheran Medical Center

  • Supervised hands-on patient encounters and procedures
  • Dedicated study time
  • Structured lectures in each department
  • Immediate access to faculty and medical education personnel
  • Residency Programs in the following disciplines: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Ob/Gyn, Podiatry, and Surgery
  • Level I Trauma Center, Stroke Center, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
  • Food stipend allowance for core rotations (4 weeks or more) to purchase food at either the hospital’s cafeteria or coffee shop

 

Educational Goals of ClerkshipsGroup Teaching

  • Obtain skills to effectively and efficiently write daily H & P and progress note
  • Perform a complete physical exam
  • Fully integrate and actively participate in a multidisciplinary team
  • Formal case presentation and discussion of assessment and plans with interns, residents, and attendings
  • Perform various procedures under the direct supervision of a certified medical professional
  • Understand and be able to explain indications, contraindication, risks and benefits of prescribed procedures

 

Evaluation ProcessResident as Teacher

Students receive feedback from the interns, residents, teaching attendings and the Clerkship Director throughout the rotation. Students are encouraged to ask for feedback. The students are also required to evaluate the interns and residents they were assigned. Your strengths and limitations are evaluated in the following areas:

  • Patient Care
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Clinical Skills
  • Practice Based Learning & Improvement
  • Professionalism
  • Systems-Based Practice
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Examination (Oral, Written, or both)
  • Motivation
  • Attendance

 

Professionalism

  • Medical students are required to act courteous and professionally at all times
  • Medical students are required to protect patient’s confidentiality at all times
  • At no times should there be any discussions of patient information in common areas, elevators, in the cafeteria or outside of the hospital
  • Medical students should be familiar with the HIPPA laws
  • Medical Students are prohibited from posting patient information via Internet communications that may be accessed by the public, including but not limited to social media websites, blogs, personal websites and discussion forums. Examples include communications posted on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, message boards and Wiki pages.
  • ID cards should be worn above the waist.
  • Scrub suits are not allowed out of NYU Lutheran. Students should commute with appropriate clothing and change into scrubs in the locker room.
  • When wearing scrub suits in the hospital, they must be covered at all times with a white lab coat (not a sweater or sweatshirt)
  • Any shirt worn underneath the scrub top must have sleeves that are shorter than the scrub top
  • Clothing should be professional and appropriate.
  • Food or beverages are NOT allowed on the medical floors, nursing stations or in the auditorium.