Third- and Fourth-Year Courses


IDPT 7050, Operative/Perioperative Care, is a required course for all medical students in the CU School of Medicine, taken during the third year of medical school. Students study surgical disease processes and therapeutic procedures in perioperative settings, while gaining operative experience in general surgery and clinical anesthesiology. The course focuses on the assessment and management of common inpatient episodes of care and ambulatory surgical problems.

Complete descriptions of all Fourth Year Surgery courses are in the UCD Course Book. If you still have questions about a course after reading the course book information, please contact the course coordinator listed in the course book for that course.

The course coordinator for each course will give you reporting information and specific course information such as grade calculation, attendings, and evaluation process. 

Information for visiting students

Contact Information for Surgery Course

Course Director:

Paul Montero, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery
Office: Academic One Office Building, Room 6001
Phone: 303.724.2728
Paul.Montero@cuanschutz.edu

Assistant Course Director:

Teresa Jones, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery
Office: Veteran’s Administration Medical Center
Pager: 303.266.4871
Teresa.Jones@cuanschutz.edu

Course Coordinator:

Mary Kay Anderson
Office: Academic One Office Building, Room 5402
Phone: 303.724.2681
MaryKay.Anderson@cuanschutz.edu

Contact Information for Anesthesia Course

Course Director:

Scott Vogel, DO
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Office: Academic One Office Building, Room 2001
Phone: 303.724.8373
Scott.Vogel@cuanschutz.edu

Assistant Course Director:

Jason Papazian, MD
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Office: Academic One Office Building, Room 2001
Phone: 303.724.8373
Jason.Papazian@cuanschutz.edu

Course Coordinator:

Bertha Moua
Office: Academic One Office Building, Room 2001
Phone: 303.724.8373
Bertha.Moua@cuanschutz.edu