General Surgery Site Preceptor: Thomas A. Whitehill, MD, Chief of Surgery
General Surgery Site Coordinator: Sandy Oglesby 303-399-8020, ext. 2917 Sandra.Oglesby@va.gov Department of Surgery/4th Floor, Room 4B117
Anesthesia Site Preceptor: Allison Long, MD 303-393-2883
Anesthesia Site Coordinator: Carrie Shurmantine 303-393-2883 Carrie.Shurmantine@va.gov
Pagers: Please give your pager number to the site coordinator and your preceptor/chief resident.
Hospital Badge, Surgical Scrubs, Computerized Medical Records Access: Arranged in advance with Sandy in the Surgery Office.
Parking: Veterans Administration Medical Center does not have separate parking for students. Paid weekly ($10/week) or monthly ($36/month plus $10 activation fee) parking is available in the 9th & Clermont parking structure. To make arrangements, take your VA badge, your University of Colorado badge, and cash, check or credit card with you to the CU Parking Office in Building 500, First Floor, Anschutz Medical Campus. Questions, call 303-724-2555.
Study Rooms: The medical library is located on the second floor in room 2B117. The library contains current volumes of the major medical journal and reference books. Each PC has the medical information website “Up-to Date.”
Lockers: Lockers for students are located in the medical resident call room on the 5th floor in rooms 5B110 and 5A161, but you will need your own lock. The surgical residents can provide the number codes to get into the rooms.