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General Surgery Acting Internship

Director: David W. Page, MD

Location:  Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA

Goals

To provide a greater in-depth experience to those students who wish to obtain additional surgical exposure or who are seriously considering surgery as a possible career choice.

Objectives

The student will…

  • function as a junior intern be given responsibility commensurate with his/her background and ability.
  • serve as part of a team consisting of medical students, junior and senior house officers and attending surgeons.
  • examine patients, assist in surgery, and participate in post-operative care
  • develop clinical and technical skills.
  • participate in all of the educational activities of the Department of Surgery during the course of the elective.

 

 

Course Number

 

SGN401-BA-W

 

Duration

 

4 weeks

 

Hours per Week

 

80

 

 

On Weekends

 

Call is every 4th night.

 

Capacity

 

1 student per Block

 


Alternate Dates

Available

 

At discretion of

the Director

 


Transportation

Required

 

No

 

On-Campus Housing

 

Available on a first-come, first-served basis

  Prerequisite: Successful completion of Medicine and Surgery Clerkships.

 

If you would like to apply for this elective, please refer to Application Process.

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