The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center is the state of Maryland's Burn Center. At the end of the PGY-II year, Dr. Stephen Millner and faculty will expose the Sinai resident to state-of-the-art and innovative care for severely burned patients in and out of the operating room.
The surgical residents will participate in all care rendered to inpatient Burn Surgery patients at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital: admission, diagnostic workup, operations, postoperative care and discharge. In addition, the Sinai surgical residents will participate in the care/operations of Burn Surgery patients in the burn clinic and Burn Surgery attending office hours.
The surgical residents will attend the following educational activities:
- Attending and Fellow Teaching Rounds--three times per week, 1 hour
- Burn Center Conference--weekly, 1 hour
- Surgery Grand Rounds, JHH--weekly, 1 hour
- Surgery Lecture Series, JHH--weekly, 1 hour
- Operative Skills Lab, JHH--monthly, 3 hours
In addition, the residents (all levels) will receive the following lectures during the rotation:
- Burn assessment--burn grades/extent and local/systemic pathophysiology
- Fluid resuscitation in burn patients
- Antibiotic use in burn patients
- Inhalation injury
- Sepsis and burn
- Management of ventilator-dependent burn patients
Residents are encouraged to participate in a clinical research project during this rotation.