As first-year students get acclimated to medical school, there are many opportunities for them to learn about different fields within medicine. Each year, the Surgery Interest Group (SIG) hosts its Festival of Surgery, which introduces medical students to disciplines within surgery, presented by surgeons representing various specialties.
Approximately 75 first-and second-year students attended this year's event, where eight surgeons from Einstein's University Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, who also are faculty members at Einstein, provided details about their respective surgical disciplines—including transplant, vascular, neurological, cardiothoracic, orthopedic, plastic, pediatric and general surgery. Students then were able to network with these professionals to seek more specific information and learn about opportunities to view surgeries and/or shadow physicians.
SIG is headed by Einstein medical students who are interested in pursuing surgical careers and whose goal is to educate other potentially interested students by offering opportunities to learn more about the field through lectures and interactive workshops with leading surgeons. To learn more about SIG, visit the group's website.
Appreciation Day Brings Together Einstein Community
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Einstein Welcomes Dana Lee, Senior Counsel for Medical School Affairs
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Remembering Dr. Bertrand Bell, Mentor to Countless Students and Residents
Monday, October 10, 2016
Einstein's Nilda Soto Has Leadership Role with N.Y. State Minority Health Council
Friday, September 23, 2016
Dr. Safyer Announces Key Leadership Appointments at Montefiore
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Exploring Multiple Career Opportunities
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Einstein-Montefiore Clinical Research Training Program Begins a New Chapter
Monday, August 22, 2016
Puzzling—and Fun—Approach to Relieving Stress
Thursday, August 11, 2016
George Washington's Dedication to Medicine
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Gearing Up for Career Success at Einstein Ph.D. Alumni Symposium
Monday, August 01, 2016
< Previous | Next >