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Medical Student Education

Third Year

All third-year medical students rotate on the trauma service to gain invaluable learning experience in injury and critical illness.

GSUR 530 is a one-month trauma team rotation that is required as part of the basic surgical clerkship. Students participate under supervision in the clinical resuscitation, diagnosis and management of trauma and emergency medicine.

Fourth Year

Fourth-year medical students rotate on the trauma service on an elective basis. The medial students participate in trauma resuscitation, clinical rounds, and all the didactic teaching (core curriculum lecture series, morbidity and mortality conferences, journal club, grand rounds, etc.) available to residents and fellows.

GSUR 546-01 is a one-month elective on the trauma surgery team for senior students.