Medical Student Education at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is the largest multi-specialty private hospital on the West Coast. It is consistently named best overall quality of healthcare in the National Research Corporation's Consumer Choice Award and is listed on the Honor Roll in the 2014-15 issue of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. It also is a Level I Trauma Center.

The Surgical Education Program

The Department of Surgery is devoted to surgical education, and medical students are an integral part of the surgical care we give our patients. Students are involved in the daily patient care on their surgical team. The surgical team consists of residents, fellows, and attendings.

The Department of Surgery's Medical Student Education Program offers medical students a wide variety of opportunities to learn and grow. Our teaching faculty are dedicated to enhancing student education at all levels:

Year 3 Clerkship

    Acute Care Surgery
    Advanced General Surgery
    Minimally Invasive Surgery
    Colorectal Surgery
    Surgical Oncology
    Orthopedic Surgery    
    Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery
    Pediatric Surgery
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Senior Student Electives
    Minimally Invasive Surgery
    Colorectal Surgery
    Pediatric Surgery
    Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery
    Surgical Critical Care
    Surgical Oncology & Breast Surgery
    Thoracic Surgery
    Transplantation & Hepatobiliary Surgery
    Trauma & Emergency Surgery
    Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

Research Opportunities