Year 3 Clerkship

The third-year surgery clerkship at Cedars-Sinai is among the required clerkships in surgery offered to students enrolled in the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (course number SU019). The purpose of the clerkship is to expose junior medical students to the important concepts, diseases and practices of general surgery. 

General Surgery

The following three-week rotations in general surgery are offered and are assigned by UCLA.  

  • Acute care surgery
  • Advanced general surgery
  • Vascular surgery

Continuity Program

For students enrolled in the continuity program in general surgery and surgical subspecialties (course number SU012), and obstetrics-gynecology, the following rotations are offered and assigned by Cedars-Sinai:

General surgery (three weeks):

  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Surgical oncology
  • Thoracic surgery

Surgical subspecialty (two weeks):

  • Anesthesiology
  • Hepatobiliary and transplant surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Urology