This clerkship will provide students with experience in the recognition and management of surgical disease and in basic surgical techniques. During this clerkship students will develop understanding of the scientific basis of surgical diseases and disorders. Students will then learn to perform assessments and develop differential diagnoses for these surgical presentations. Students will learn through participating in preoperative care, operative procedures, outpatient surgery clinics and didactic experiences on management of surgical diseases. Students will also learn how to evaluate normal and complicated postoperative recovery with surgical inpatients and outpatients. Upon completion of the surgery clerkship, students will also fully understand norms of professional behavior by working effectively with patients and families as a member of the health care team. Prerequisite: Enrolled in the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Add Consent: Department Consent Required. Drop Consent: Department Consent Required.
Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017