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Exempla St. Joseph Hospital

Reporting Information for IDPT 7050

​General Surgery Site Preceptor:  Nita Ellis, MD  Pager  303-203-8386, Office 303-861-3231
General Surgery Site Coordinator: Laurie Cooper, 303-837-7295

Department of Surgery, 1st Floor of the Russell Pavilion

Anesthesia Preceptor: Veronica Hailes, MD  303-385-7118

Please report to the Sterne Elder Conference Room by 7:15 a.m. for the morning conference.  After the morning conference, go to the GME office where you will meet with Laurie.  The GME offices are in the Russell Pavilion on the very west side of the hospital. 

Pagers:  Please give your pager number to the site coordinator and your preceptor/chief resident. 

Hospital Badge:  St. Joe will issue you a Student ID Card.  Laurie Cooper makes arrangements for your ID card.  Replacement cost is $10.

Surgical Scrubs:  Hospital scrubs are available from the operating room. The Exempla St. Joseph Hospital policy is to dispense one set of scrubs at a time to a student.  You should not wear home any scrubs. You will need your St. Joe Student ID to obtain the scrubs.

Computerized Medical Records Access:  Laurie Cooper will have your medical records access set up, if you contacted her with your birth date and last four digits of your social security number.  If you have not already done so, call Laurie with this information.  

Parking:  Student parking is assigned in the Med Park garage. Contact Laurie Cooper for details.

Miscellaneous: St. Joe provides some meals for you. Refer to the email from Laurie Cooper for details.

Student badges, keys to the call room and ESJH MD pocket are provided on your first day and must be returned at the end of your rotation. Replacements are as follow: badge ($10.00 replacement), key ($2.00 replacement) and ESJH MD pocket ($13.65 to buy or replace).

If you have any questions, you may contact Laurie between the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday or by email.