Academic Programs

Surgery

The Department of Surgery is a multi-discipline academic unit committed to providing excellence in osteopathic surgical care through emphasis on education, research, quality management, access and cost-effectiveness in a changing medical environment.

The department actively promotes research and scholarly activity for the students. In line with the University of North Texas Health Science Center mission statement, the Department of Surgery is committed to achieving excellence in its academic programs.


Surgery Curriculum
Required Clerkships
-Core Clinical Clerkship in Surgery: A required eight-week clerkship in surgery in an affiliated hospital. Students spend time in the various surgical specialties. (8 SCH)

Elective Clerkships
-Clinical Clerkship in Surgery: An elective four-week clerkship in surgery in an affiliated hospital.
(4 SCH)

-Clinical Clerkship in Ophthalmology: An elective four-week rotation in ophthalmology. (4 SCH)

-Clinical Clerkship in Otorhinolaryngology: An elective four-week rotation in otorhinolaryngology.
(4 SCH)

-Clinical Clerkship in Orthopedics: An elective four-week rotation on orthopedics. (4 SCH)

-Clinical Clerkship in Thoracic Surgery: An elective four-week rotation in thoracic surgery. (4 SCH)

-Clinical Clerkship in Neurosurgery: An elective four-week rotation in neurosurgery. (4 SCH)

-Clinical Clerkship in Urology: An elective four-week rotation in urology. (4 SCH)


Additional Information
For more information regarding the Surgery Curriculum at TCOM, please email us.

This page last updated 22nd May 2013