Surgery 651: Reno

Reno - 12 weeks

Clerkship Director: James Harris, M.D.

Clerkship Department Assistant: Jennifer Grove

Number of Weeks:

  • Inpatient Setting 12 (combined)
  • Outpatient Setting 12 (combined)


  • 3 weeks: Acute Care/General Surgery
  • 2 weeks: Trauma/Critical Care
  • 2 weeks: VA (Reno)
  • 1 week: Endoscopy
  • 2 weeks: selective (oncology, pediatric surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, urology, orthopedics, neurosurgery, bariatric surgery, endocrine surgery, vascular, ENT, and plastic surgery)

Call Requirements: 4-6 on trauma, 4-6 on general surgery, 1-2 at VA.

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.