The Undergraduate Surgical program is comprised of a Core Surgery block and a Subspecialty block.
The Core Surgery Clerkship rotation is 6 weeks long. This is a mandatory rotation for all students and successful completion is a requirement for graduation and MCC licensure. The core rotations include a combination of two of either General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, or Urology. The purpose of this experience is:
• For students to put into practice the knowledge and skills that they have acquired during the pre-clinical years that relates to surgical principles and to the various surgical disciplines
• For students to work as part of a team of health-care professionals caring for surgical patients
• To further acquire and practice technical skills
For further information on the Core Surgical block, please visit the Elentra website
The Subspecialty portion of surgery clerkship is 6 weeks long with students completing three 2-week rotations; a combination of two medicine subspecialties and one surgery subspecialty, or one medicine subspecialty and two surgery subspecialties. Surgery subspecialties include vascular surgery, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, thoracic surgery, and otolaryngology.
For further information on the Subspecialty block, please visit the Elentra website