Cardiothoracic Surgery Courses (Surgery) (CTS)

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

CTS Courses

This is a list of courses with the subject code CTS. For more information, see Cardiothoracic Surgery (Carver College of Medicine) in the catalog.

CTS:8401 Advanced Inpatient Subinternship in Cardiothoracic Surgery arr.

Participation in diagnosis, preoperative, operative, and postoperative care of thoracic and cardiac patients; attendance at division conferences; students assume responsibility and act as an intern; may concentrate interest in cardiac surgery or thoracic surgery; diagnosis and management of patients on an inpatient service under close supervision by an upper-level resident/fellow and faculty member.

CTS:8497 Research in Cardiothoracic Surgery arr.

Work on a short- or long-term research project arranged with instructor; may involve clinical material or laboratory; students organize and complete a project, finishing with a publishable manuscript.

CTS:8498 Cardiothoracic Surgery On Campus arr.

Clinical clerkship individually arranged by student with department approval.

CTS:8499 Cardiothoracic Surgery Off Campus 4 s.h.

Individually arranged by student with approval of department to rotate outside of University of Iowa Health Care. Requirements: MD enrollment.