Clerkship Contacts:

Clerkship Director:
Andrew Taitano, MD
Email:  Andrew.Taitano@ucf.edu
 
Clerkship Assistant Director:
Vladimir Neychev, MD
UCF Health
Email:  Vladimir.Neychev@ucf.edu
 
Clerkship Administrator:
Katherine D. Newsum
UCF College of Medicine
6850 Lake Nona Blvd.
Orlando, FL  32827
Office:   407-266-1342/ 407-622-9506 (cell)
Email:  Katherine.Newsum@ucf.edu
 
Site-specific contact information is available from the Clerkship Administrator 
 
 

Clerkship Goals and Objectives 

The clerkship Goals and Objectives are designed around the six Core Competencies set up by the ACGME for General Surgery Residency programs, but are structured to the level of training of the medical student.  By the end of the clerkship, the student will become knowledgeable in the principles of pre-op assessment, operative intervention, and post-op care and follow-up in patients with a wide variety of surgical diseases.

Medical Knowledge – While on this rotation the student will:


Patient Care
– While on this rotation the student will:

Systems-Based Practice – While on this rotation the student will:

Practice-Based Learning and Improvement – While on this rotation the student will:


Interpersonal and Communication Skills
– While on this rotation the student will:


Professionalism

While on this rotation the student will:

View M.D. Program Objectives…

 

Surgical Patient Log & Direct Observation Requirements:

Patient Log:
Students must complete the following list of required Patient Types, Clinical Conditions and Skills during the course of the clerkship.

Direct Observation Card:
Students must show evidence of having been directly observed by their faculty preceptor in taking History & Physicals and in writing daily progress notes.  Students are required to upload the signed/dated card in WebCourses to meet course requirements.