The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Department of Surgery isn't just for residents or fellows. Clerkship Director, Laszlo Kiraly, M.D., is committed to the training and development of surgeons early in their education. He is actively engaged in teaching and providing opportunities for medical students interested in surgery. The department offers both required and elective courses as well as research opportunities. See the OHSU School of Medicine Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) Program Objectives(329 KB) for more information.
First and Second Year Students
First and Second Year Students (MS1, MS2) are introduced to surgery through workshops, research and courses. There is also the opportunity to join the Surgical Interest Group (SIG).
Third Year Students
Third Year Medical Students (MS3) begin their Clerkships learning about General Surgery through hands-on experience. Students are offered sites at Oregon Health & Science University, within the community, and in rural areas. For more information, review the MS3 Teaching Plan (43.4 KB) and the MS3 Course Objectives(20.4 KB).
Fourth Year Students
Fourth Year Medical Students (MS4) continue their education by choosing to complete either a general surgery or specialty rotation. There are several specialty rotations to choose from on-campus as well as off-site. For more information, review the MS4 Teaching Plan (19.8 KB).
Visiting MD and DO students and are accepted through the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS). They must first meet the requirements provided by both the Oregon Health & Science University Dean's Office and the Department of Surgery to be considered for a rotation.
Students can receive more information regarding the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine Medical Student Program by visiting the School of Medicine student website.
For more information regarding the Medical Student Program, contact the Medical Student Coordinator.