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Medical Student Contacts

Mail general questions about student rotations to:

University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga
Office of Graduate and Medical Student Education
960 East Third Street, Suite 104
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Phone
Please call Courtney Orloski in the Office of Graduate and Medical Student Education if you need to request housing or have general questions about medical student rotations:  423.778.7442.

Email
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Office of Graduate and Medical Student Education 

Courtney Orloski
Medical Student Services Specialist
423.778.7442

Pamela Scott, C-TAGME
Director of Graduate and Medical Student Education
423.778.7673

Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, FRCP-London
Assistant Dean, Medical Student Education and Well-Being
423.834.5222

Departments for Student Rotations

Cardiology
Tammy Elliott, Fellowship Coordinator (also coordinates students)
Dharmendra Patel, MD, Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship (also directs the student rotation)
423.778.4465
Joyce Poke, Administrative Assistant, Department of Medicine (coordinates Internal Medicine Specialty rotations)
423.778.2998

Emergency Medicine
Velvet Green, Residency Coordinator, Emergency Medicine (also coordinates students)
Jacob Hennings, MD, Medical Student Rotation Director, Emergency Medicine
423.778.7628

Family Medicine 
Robbin Williams, C-TAGME, Residency Coordinator, Family Medicine (also coordinates students)
Elizabeth Close, MD, Clerkship Director, Family Medicine (M3 and M4 students)
Steven Fox, MD, Director for PA Student Rotations
423.778.2957

Geri/Palli Required Rotation
Joyce Poke, Administrative Assistant, Department of Medicine (coordinates student rotations in Internal Medicine and related subspecialties) 
423.778.2998
Patrick Koo, MD, Medicine Clerkship Director
Gregory Phelps, MD, Geri/Palli Course Director
Samantha Bond, Education and Research Assistant, Hospice of Chattanooga (coordinates medical student schedules for Geri/Palli)
423.805.7050

Medicine (Internal Medicine and other Subspecialties)
Joyce Poke, Administrative Assistant, Department of Medicine (coordinates student rotations in Internal Medicine and related subspecialties) 
Eliea Sneij, MD, Internal Medicine Resident Liaison with Students (PGY-2 Resident)
Patrick Koo, MD, Medicine Clerkship Director 
423.778.2998

OB/GYN 
Connie Land, Administrative Assistant (coordinates student rotations)
Casey Cooper, DO, OB/GYN Resident Liaison with M3 Students (PGY-3 Resident)
Chanda Hall, MD, OB/GYN Resident Liaison with M4 Students (PGY-3 Resident)
Jeanie Dassow, MD, OB/GYN Clerkship Director
423.778.7515

Orthopaedic Surgery
Kim Davis, Administrative Assistant (coordinates student rotations)
Jeremy Bruce, MD, Residency Program Director, Orthopaedic Surgery
423.778.9007

Pediatrics (and Subspecialties)
Courtney Orloski, Medical Student Services Specialist, and Jacqueline Hogan, GME Financial Specialist (both assist in coordinating student rotations)
423.778.7442 and 423.778.3899
Kathryn Hines, MD, Pediatric Faculty/Resident Liaison (directs senior medical and PA student rotations)
Cathy Stevens, MD, Pediatrics Clerkship Director (M3 students)
423.778.6217

Plastic Surgery
Tara Gray, MPH, Plastic Surgery Residency Coordinator (coordinates students)
Jason Rehm, MD, Associate Program Director, Plastic Surgery
423.778.3512

Radiology
Heidi Andrus, Administrative Assistant (coordinates students)
Justin Calvert, MD, Erlanger Chief of Radiology Medical Student Rotation Director
423.778.7371

Surgery (and Subspecialties) 
Holly Rambo, Administrative Assistant (coordinates students)
Victoria Miles, MD, Surgery Resident Liaison for Students (4th Year Resident)
J. Daniel Stanley, MD, Surgery Clerkship Director
423.778.7695

Urology
Stacey Blanks, CAP, Urology Residency Coordinator (coordinates students)
Benjamin Waldorf, MD, Director of the Student Rotation and Associate Program Director, Urology Residency
423.778.4691

PA Student Administration and Liaisons
Leigh Anne Pickup, MMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA, CAQ Emergency Medicine
Assistant Director of Clinical Education, UTHSC Physician Assistant Program
615.678.3434
Tara Bennett, PA-C, Chattanooga Clinical Liaison, UTHSC Physician Assistant Program
859.312.1836

Last Published: Sep 28, 2020