Surgery SURG 651M: Las Vegas

Las Vegas - 8 weeks

Clerkship Director: Gary K Shen, M.D.

Clerkship Department Assistant: Tina Brechlin

Number of Weeks:

  • Inpatient and Outpatient (combined) 8


  • 2 weeks: General Surgery
  • 2 weeks: Trauma
  • 2 weeks: VA (LV)
  • 2 weeks: Surgical Skill Labs and Presentations

Call Requirements: 2 calls on Trauma

Assessment methods: Your performance in the Surgery clerkship will be determined using your attending evaluations, subject exam, and an oral exam.

Grading System: Final grades will be honors, high pass or pass.

Special advice from the Clerkship Director: Be prepared, read ahead, work hard, stay positive, participate, communicate, learn a lot, have a great time.

Required Text: Suggested: Current Diagnosis & Treatment Surgery, by Doherty. All reading materials are available in electronic form at Savitt Library.

Email to request a copy of the current syllabus.