Student Calendar of Events

Students can participate in various activities in the Department of Surgery, from their M1 year through M4 year.  Several of these activities are highlighted as follows:

M1/M2

  • Shadow a physician for a day in the operating room and/or clinics
  • Take overnight call with the residents
  • Meet with faculty to discuss potential research project opportunities
  • Attend the annual “Meet the Surgeons” Social Hour held each fall
  • Join the Student Surgical Society for more opportunities
  • Apply for a travel grant to the American College of Surgeons Meeting
  • Tour the operating room and learning scrubbing/gowning/gloving
  • Participate in summer research projects with faculty mentors

M3

  • Rotate with faculty and residents during the surgical clerkship
  • Meet with the Residency Program Director and Chairman to discuss surgical career options and the interview process
  • Apply for a travel grant to the American College of Surgeons Meeting
  • Participate in an O.R. training and sharps safety course
  • Humanities (photos)
  • Enjoy lunches with the Residency Program Director and Chief of Division of Education
  • Continue research or Pathway projects with faculty mentors

M4

  • Rotate with faculty and residents during various sub-internship, elective and integrated selective rotations
  • Apply for a travel grant to the American College of Surgeons Meeting
  • Meet with Residency Program Director and Chairman for further mentoring on the residency selection process

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