Cornell University


Clinical Service Overview

Service: VTMED 5602 Small Animal Medicine
Reporting Time (for first day of rotation): The Medicine Orientation begins at 8:00am (C2-106). NOTE: Students are required to attend the CAH Scheduling/Admissions/Discharge orientation at 7:30am in CAH Admissions the first day of your rotation, unless you have previously been through the orientation while attending SA Surgery or SAECC before.
Reporting Location: Medicine Treatment Arena, C2-106, Companion Animal Hospital
Service Hours: Varied
Service Phone Number: 253-3060 (main line)
Advance Reading (or Video Review) Required: Review the SA Internal Med Service 2-2011 student orientation expections and the MEDICINE EXPECTATIONS FOR SOAPS prior to starting your rotation.
Section Chief: Dr. Stephen Barr
Faculty Members: Dr. Stephen Barr, Dr. Sharon Center, Dr. John Randolph, Dr. Kenneth Simpson
Residents: Dr. Catherine Cortright, Dr. Danielle Davignon, Dr. Aarti Kathrani, Dr. Pedro Lopes Bento, Dr. John Lucy
Interns: Dr. Elizabeth Leach, Dr. Melanie Puchot, Dr. Sarah Sykes, Dr. Blake Travis, Dr. Courtney Wilson, Dr. Katherine Zseltvay
Technical and Support Staff: Adrian Martin,LVT (Section Supervisor), Rachel Conklin (LVT), Stephanie McGuerty (LVT) and Hanna Bartles (LVT)
Special Clothing Needed: White lab jacket
Professional attire on clinic days
Instruments or Special Equipment Needed: Simple calculator, stethoscope, hemostats, bandage scissors, highlighter, penlight, pen and a notepad to keep track of cases and information acquired while on service.
Additional Comments: An reminder to read the handouts about the SAM service and Medicine Expectations for SOAPS will be sent to you via email one week before your rotation. Please review it before orientation.
Questions, revisions and updates to the ‘Clinical Service Overview Sheet’ should be directed to Rosemary Adessa