Overall Educational Goals

PGY7 - PPMC Vascular Surgery

  1. Patient Care
    1. To develop the judgment with which to evaluate and treat patients with vascular disease at the level of a board certified specialist.
    2. Fully capable in in-patient and out-patient evaluations of the management of patients.
    3. To attain competence in the operative and non-operative treatment of patients with vascular disease.
    4. Full operative case load to meet ACGME requirements as far as numbers and depth.
    5. Residents will become fully trained in venous interventions including minimally invasive techniques for treatment of venous pathologies
  2. Medical Knowledge
    1. To attain competence in both endovascular and open vascular procedures, including the appropriate preprocedural evaluation, procedural conduct and post procedural care and follow-up of the patients. This is to include the judgment and skill needed to discern what course of care would be best for each patient, including non-operative therapy.
    2. Full understanding of both vascular basic science and clinical medicine
    3. Residents will fully comprehend indications for interventions in venous disease as well as options for different treatment alternatives.
  3. Practice Based Learning and Improvement
    1. Demonstrate ability to implement and simulate what has been learned during fellow’s daily practice.
    2. Develop a pattern of continual education to keep abreast of the developments and improvements in our field to maintain delivery of state of the art care.
    3. Facilitate learning of students, residents and other health care professionals.
    4. To have a familiarity with the noninvasive vascular laboratory and understand and be able to use the studies provided there for clinical use.
  4. Interpersonal and Communication Skills
    1. To communicate and work effectively with all health care providers and hospital employees.
    2. To be able to communicate information to the patient and family effectively.
  5. Professionalism
    1. To demonstrate compassion and respect for patient and family.
    2. To uphold patients’ privacy and rights.
    3. To perform under the highest ethical standards.
    4. Demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to patients’ culture, age, gender, and disabilities.
  6. System-Based Practice
    1. Demonstrate the ability to work and navigate through all hospital systems.
    2. Practice cost-effective health care and resource allocation that does not compromise quality care.
    3. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with other hospital employees.
    4. Understand how patient care and other professional practices affect other health care professionals, the health care organization.