Surgery Electives

Third and Fourth Year Surgery Electives

The surgical subspecialty electives allows students to focus on three or four weeks on specialties such as: Anesthesia, Breast, Cardiothoracic, Endocrine Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic, Pediatric, Plastic, Transplantation, Trauma, Care Urology, Vascular and Endovascular. 

College of Medicine Student Course Catalog

Senior medical students enrolling in one of the Surgery courses (research, surgery & subspecialties @ Various Locations in the United States, independent study) need to complete various forms that assist us in arranging and evaluating your clinical experience.

SURG-800E Surgery Research

Prior to enrolling in a research elective, students must complete the associated "Independent Study/Research Elective Form." Independent study & research class requests must first be approved by the registrar; once approved the form will be shared with the Department Coordinator. Please contact Kris Slaney, registrar, if you have questions about enrollment.

SURG-891A Surgery & Subspecialties @ Various Locations in the United States

Before enrolling in this course, students MUST complete the associated "891 Away Rotation Form." Students are responsible for furnishing the department and Student Records Office with the name and address of the participating faculty member at the outside institution. Elective can be repeated for a total of 12 weeks (12 credits).

SUR-899 Surgery Independent Study

Students are responsible for identifying a faculty member who will act as their advisor during this course. Prior to enrolling in a research elective, students must complete the associated "Independent Study/Research Elective Form." Independent study & research class requests must first be approved by the registrar; once approved the form will be shared with the Department Coordinator. Please contact Kris Slaney, registrar, if you have questions about enrollment.