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FOCOS ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL ACADEMIC LISTING

ACADEMIC VISITORS

  1. FOCOS Academic Visiting Observers:
  2. FOCOS Academic Visiting Clinicians:
  3. K2M-FOCOS Academic Visitors Program
  4. FOCOS Distinguished Educator:

MEDICAL STUDENTS:

  1. Medical Student Clerkship

GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION TRAINEES

  1. Residents of Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons & West Africa College of Surgeons:
  2. FOCOS Spine Fellows
  3. FOCOS Anaesthesia Fellows

OTHER CATEGORIES OF TRAINEES

  1. FOCOS Research Fellow with Limited Incidental Patient Contact:
  2. FOCOS Clinical Preceptorship

All prospective foreign (Non-Ghanaian) visitors must inform the academic office of their arrival at least 2 months before their arrival to commence their course. This is to enable the academic office acquire a valid temporary working license for them if need be.

All interested applicants will have to complete the FOCOS ACADEMIC APPLICATION FORM ON THE HOSPITAL’S WEBSITE www.focoshospitalgh.com


DURATION AT FOCOS PRE-REQUISITES PRIVELDGES
ACADEMIC VISITORS Academic Visiting Observers: Negotiable, but not more than 3 months Meet all program requirements, including FOCOS Health and vaccination requirements.  This program is open to Residents Surgeons and Fellows. Observe patient services in the Ambulatory Care Center and FOCOS operating rooms. Permission only to observe patient care activities.
Academic Visiting Clinicians: Negotiable, but not more than 3 months Must be a licensed practicing physician in their state or in their country and meet all FOCOS requirements including health and vaccination requirements.  This program is open to Residents, Surgeons and Fellows. Permission to scrub and/or assist in patient care—inpatient or outpatient, in the OR, or Ambulatory Care Center upon supervision
K2M-FOCOS Academic Visitors Program Negotiable, but not more than 3 months This program is designed for surgeons who have completed Neurosurgery residency or Orthopedic Spine Fellowship program and will be going into practice in the next 1-2 years. The surgeon will spend no more than 12 weeks in Ghana. Apply through the K2M website. Permission to scrub and/or assist in patient care—inpatient or outpatient, in the OR, or Ambulatory Care Center upon supervision. Will also give presentations during surgical indication conferences and will be assigned medical research.
FOCOS Distinguished Educator: 2 weeks per visit- twice a year Must be a licensed practicing physician in their state or in their country. Must meet all FOCOS requirements including health and vaccination requirements. Permission to scrub and/or assist in patient care—inpatient or outpatient, in the OR, or Ambulatory Care Center upon supervision. Will also give presentations during surgical indication conferences.
 

MEDICAL STUDENTS

Medical Student  Clerkship 4-12  weeks This is open to all medical students from their 4th year of medical school. Main access will be to the Hospitals’ research unit
GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION TRAINEES

 

GCPS &WACS Residents 3 months This program is for senior residents about to complete their Residency. Credentials must be submitted to Academic Office at least 8 weeks prior to start of the academic year. Permission to scrub and/or assist in patient care—inpatient or outpatient, in the OR, or Ambulatory Care Center upon supervision. Will also give presentations during surgical indication conferences and will be assigned medical research.
FOCOS Spine Fellows 1-2 Years This category of trainee is credentialed by the FOCOS Medical Board and equivalent to the academic year. Credentials must be submitted at least 8 weeks prior to start of the academic year. Delineation of privileges on an as needed basis
K2M- FOCOS Preceptorship Program 2-4 weeks  This program is for currently practicing spine surgeons who will like to compliment their existing adult or adolescent deformity practice. The surgeon will spend approximately 2 weeks at the Hospital. Apply through the K2M website. Permission to scrub and/or assist in patient care—inpatient or outpatient, in the OR, or Ambulatory Care Center upon supervision. Will also give presentations during surgical indication conferences
OTHER CATEGORIES OF TRAINEES Research Fellow with Limited Incidental Patient Contact: 3-6 months Approval by and review of credentials by Medical Board of the Hospital. Research Fellows who do not have a Ghana MDC must have an unrestricted license to practice medicine in another country Access to observe in the OR with no patient contact. Apply for privileges for limited incidental patient contact to aid in research. These privileges can only be exercised under the visual supervision of an attending physician.
  • Emergency Case

    If you need a doctor urgently outside of FOCOS opening hours, call emergency appointment number for emergency service.
  • Doctors Timetable

    Here at FOCOS we have individual doctor's lists. Click read more below to see services and current timetable for our doctors.
  • Opening Hours

    • Monday - Thursday
      8.00 - 08.00
    • Friday
      8.00 - 08.00
    • Saturday
      8.00 - 08.00
    • Sunday
      8.00 - 08.00

Make An Appointment

  • Emergency Case

    If you need a doctor urgently outside of FOCOS opening hours, call emergency appointment number for emergency service.
  • Doctors Timetable

    Here at FOCOS we have individual doctor's lists. Click read more below to see services and current timetable for our doctors.
  • Opening Hours

    • Monday - Thursday
      8.00 - 08.00
    • Friday
      8.00 - 08.00
    • Saturday
      8.00 - 08.00
    • Sunday
      8.00 - 08.00

Make An Appointment

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