A focused curriculum in surgical oncology for the third-year medical students.

@article{Wisniewski2013AFC,
  title={A focused curriculum in surgical oncology for the third-year medical students.},
  author={William R Wisniewski and Keith Francis Fournier and Yee Soon Ling and Rebecca S. Slack and Gildy V. Babiera and Elizabeth Gardner Grubbs and Laura Jane Moore and Jason Fleming and Y Nancy You},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  year={2013},
  volume={185 2},
  pages={555-60}
}
BACKGROUND Educating medical students in surgical subspecialty fields can be challenging, and the optimal timing and curriculum remain unknown. Despite advocacy for earlier exposure, competing core clerkship rotations often leave little time for subspecialty fields. We report our experience with a novel, short, and focused curriculum in surgical oncology for the third-year medical students. METHODS A 2-wk (2009-2010) and a 4-wk (2010-2011) curriculum in surgical oncology were developed for… CONTINUE READING

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