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The Surgery Department has four-week electives available in oncology, laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, vascular surgery, advanced trauma care, surgical intensive care and burn care management. They provide an excellent opportunity to advance clinical skills in preparation for postgraduate training, regardless of specialty.

U.S. and Canadian medical students should submit their applications through VSAS, at their website »

Foreign medical students can submit requests to Carol Hall, Foreign Medical Student Coordinator, via e-mail,

Osteopathic medical students can obtain an application by contacting Astara Mayeda, Medical Student Coordinator, 714.456.5533 or e-mail