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The Surgery Department features four-week electives available in surgical oncology, MIS/gastrointestinal surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, vascular surgery, advanced trauma/critical care, surgical intensive care, and burn care management. Each of these rotations provide an excellent opportunity to advance clinical skills in preparation for postgraduate training, regardless of specialty.

To Apply:
U.S. and Canadian medical students should submit their applications through the Visiting Students Application Service (VSAS) their website ›
Foreign medical students may submit requests to the foreign medical student coordinator via email at

For more information, please contact our Medical Education Coordinator, Staci Reichenecker at