NYCPM Student Completes Two-Week Exchange in Poland
Sang Hyub Kim (’18) recently completed a two-week exchange in Poland at the Uniwersytet Jagiellonski w Krakowie (Jagiellonian University in Kraków). Halina M. Semla-Pulaski, MS, DPM (’89), a Trustee of the NYCPM, organized this exchange program. Kim spent his first week in the Oddzial Kliniczny Ortopedii i Rehabilitacji (Clinical Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation) of the University Hospital, shadowing orthopedic surgeons – Artur Gadek, MD, (Professor of Jagiellonian University), a hip and knee specialist, and Henryk Liszka, MD, a foot and ankle specialist.
Sang Hyub Kim
Under the supervision of Dr. Liszka, Kim was allowed to scrub into several forefoot surgeries such as arthroplasty, percutaneous Scarf bunionectomy, and the Akin procedure. Rehabilitation Clinic – Ortopedicum. Moreover, Kim observed complicated cases including triple arthrodesis, clubfoot reconstruction, ankle arthroscopy, and osteochondral lesion resection. In the second week, Kim visited a few rehabilitation and physical therapy centers outside of the main campus.
Source: Footprints [July 2017]