Number of Students
Chief of Service
Ann Leano, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
1 Akron General Ave.
Akron, Ohio 44307
- Anthony Cucci, MD
- Amit Diwakar, MD
- Harish Kakarala, MD — Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (IM Residency Program Director)
- Joseph Khabbaza, MD
- Ann Leano, MD — Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
- Timothy Murray, MD — Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
- Michael Passero, Jr, MD — Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
- Sanjiv Tewari, MD — Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
- Lokesh Venkateshiah, MD — Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
- To provide the student with experience in Critical Care Medicine including techniques in hemodynamic monitoring and basic ventilator management.
- Problem oriented patient management and diagnosis of the Critical Care patient.
- Use of bedside computerization.
- Introduction in monitoring the hemodynamic, respiratory, renal and metabolic functions, their interactions and manipulations.
- Introduction to ethical, legal, economical and administrative aspects of Critical Care Medicine.
- Provides knowledge in the acute treatment of stroke.
- Exposure to ongoing research protocols in stroke and Critical Care.
- The student will be involved in the initial evaluation and continued care of patients admitted to the Medical Intensive Care Unit.
- The student will be under the direct supervision of the Senior Medical Resident and Intensive Care Unit Staff Physician.
- Selected reading is provided through a formal teaching booklet and critical care textbooks as well as slide and video presentations.
- The student will gain experience in critical care ventilator management and invasive monitoring techniques including, Swan-Ganz, SVO2, arterial catheterizations, etc.
- Formal teaching rounds will be made daily by the Medical Critical Care Physician with students, nurses, respiratory therapists and house staff assigned to the team.
- The student will gain a basic knowledge of bedside ICU computer use for teaching didactics as well as patient care.
- The student will be part of the Acute Stroke Team and continued care of patients in the stroke unit.
Typical Daily Schedule
- 7:15 a.m. — Morning Report
- 8:30 a.m. — Formal Radiology rounds
- 9 a.m. — Formal Teaching rounds
- 1 p.m. — Nutrition rounds
Night Call / Special Requirements
- Night call is optional, but strongly recommended because of 24 hour critical care staff coverage in the Intensive Care Unit.
- This is a six (6) days a week rotation with either a Saturday or Sunday off. If you need personal time off, you must obtain pre-approval from your preceptor and the student coordinator.