M3 Core Clerkship in Surgery (SUR-30000)
Available for UTHSC Students only
Clerkship Director: Dr. Julia Boll
This eight-week clinical clerkship includes general surgery and vascular surgery rotations, as well as subspecialty experiences in plastic surgery, neurological surgery, and urology. The objective of this clerkship is to familiarize the student with the basic pathophysiologic, diagnostic, and therapeutic modalities involved in the art and science of surgery. The fundamentals taught in this rotation will be of benefit to students, even if they do not choose a field of surgery as a career. In addition to clinical involvement, each student will attend didactic conferences, including a lecture series delivered by the clerkship director, Simulation / Skills Lab, Basic Science Conference, Surgical Education Conference, Ward Rounds, Tumor Board, Vascular Conference, Clinical Case Conference, and Morbidity, Mortality, & Improvement. Housing will be provided for students at no cost.