Clerkship Contacts:

Clerkship Director:

Matthew W. Lube, MD
Orlando Health
77 West Underwood Street
Orlando, FL   32806
Office:  321-841-5142/ 407-590-6932 (cell)

Clerkship Assistant Director:
Vladimir Neychev, MD
UCF Health
Clerkship Coordinator:
Katherine D. Newsum
Florida Hospital – South
2501 North Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL  32804
Office:   407-203-5021/ 407-622-9506 (cell)

M3/M4 Clerkship Coordinator:

Margaret Orr
UCF College of Medicine
6850 Lake Nona Blvd.
Suite 406B
Orlando, FL  32827
Office:  407-266-1139/ 407-619-2205 (cell)
Site-specific contact information is available from the Clerkship Coordinator 

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:


While on this rotation the student will:

View M.D. Program Objectives…

Patient Passport:

Patient Log and DO Card 2018-2019

Direct Observation Requirements:

Students must show evidence of having been directly observed by their attendings in taking History & Physicals and in writing daily progress notes.  Students are required to turn in one of the following cards for the core rotation during the surgical clerkship.

Direct Observation Card