Perioperative Medicine

1 fellow
12 mths

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Fellow exposed to wide range of theatre lists for high risk patients or lists with major complex surgical cases including major trauma and orthopaedic surgery, complex general surgery, transplant surgery, neurosurgery, spine surgery, complex endocrine surgery and surgeries involving difficult airway management. Will gain experience in the perioperative optimisation and management of patients by undergoing internal medicine training one day a week - medical specialities include Cardiology, Respiratory Medicine, Geriatrics (specifically orthogeriatrics and trauma geriatrics), Renal and Transplant medicine. These are three monthly rotations. Opportunity to gain skills in echocardiography and to observe stress tests, CPET, sleep studies, respiratory function testing, etc. Allocated to the high risk anaesthetic clinic one day a week.

Opportunity for perioperative medicine research projects including audits and RCTs.


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For more info http://www.westmeadanaesthesia.org/fellowships/perioperative-medicine.html