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2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SUR 40100 - Junior Internship in General Surgery


Cr Hrs: 6
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 6 credit hours. The student will function as a junior intern with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in all of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. This elective provides a unique opportunity to experience an extremely broad range of pathology from Memphis and the Mid-South area in its role as a tertiary care institution. The elective is structured to provide intern-level responsibilities for the senior student. In addition, special areas of interest are easily accommodated in this institution. The student is expected to prepare for cases, be present in the OR, make rounds with the team, and participate in clinic serving patients with a broad range of GI pathology, and attend weekly resident conferences.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Required Selective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Variable
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of SUR-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Stephen Behrman - sbehrman@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Stephen Behrman - sbehrman@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Courtney Bishop - cbishop@uthsc.edu - 901-448-8370

Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Time off for interviews: No



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