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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Danielle Sommers

My rotations included visiting with oncology patients, pediatric ER, occupational and physical therapy, speech and language pathology, burn unit wound care, and surgery.


Dr. Nikoloas J Skubas
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Associate Attending Anesthesiologist, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

During my rotation with Dr. Skubas I observed his cases and surgical procedures in the operating room.

Nancy's Friends
Weill Cornell Medical Center Oncology Support

During my rotation with Nancy's Friends, I visited patients in the oncology unit and engaged them in conversation or fulfilled any requests they may have had.

Dr. Shari Platt
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Weill Cornell Medical College/ Associate Attending Pediatrician New York-Presbyterian Hospital

During my rotation in the Pediatric ER I observed doctors evaluated patients, changed beds, and attempted to make patients and their families feel more comfortable (via movies, toys, food, juice, etc.)

Woodhull Rehabilitation Unit North Brooklyn
part of New York City's Health and Hospitals Corporation/Affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center

During my Woodhull Rehabilitation Rotation with Dr. Jonah Green, Orthopaedic Surgery & Musculoskeletal Services Rehabilitation Medicine, I observed occupational therapists, physical therapists, audiologists, speech and language pathologists, and physiatrists on different days.

Burns, Critical Care and Trauma
Weill Cornell Medical College

During my volunteer rotation in the Burn Center, I assisted nurses and nurse technicians in their daily tasks, talked with patients, and observed wound care.

Dr. Chi-Chang David Lin
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine Weill Cornell Medical College/ Assistant Attending Physiatrist New York-Presbyterian Hospital

During my rotation with Dr. Lin, I observed and shadowed him during his rounds with inpatients, attended meetings (Team Rounds), and an outpatient clinic in the afternoon. I also interact with the resident students who shared their experiences and medical information with me.

Dr. Ashutosh K. Tewari
Ronald P. Lynch Professor of Urologic Oncology Weill Cornell Medical College/ Professor of Urology Weill Cornell Medical College/ Professor of Public Health Weill Cornell Medical College/ Attending Urologist New York-Presbyterian Hospital

During my rotation with Dr. Tewari, I observed surgical removal of the prostate gland and shadowed him as he met with patients and their families.


Human Ecology Urban Semester Program