SURG 7515

Acting Internship in Vascular Surgery


Yvonne Christensen
Course Coordinator

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered


Catalog Description:  This course will provide instruction and advanced experience in vascular surgery for the student who has completed a basic internship or clerkship in surgery. Students taking this course can expect to participate directly in patient care at a level of responsibility that is similar to a first year intern. The student will work with their assigned team under the supervision of the faculty and will participate fully in the care of patients on the hospital wards and in the ICUs, operating room and clinics.



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Site Code

Site Name


MF-1068 UMMC - East Bank The spot at M Health Fairview is shared with SURG 7562 and will not be available if a student is scheduled that same period for SURG 7562. Priority scheduling will be given to students enrolling in SURG 7515.
MF-1052 M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital Effective for 2024-2025 academic year.
MF-1054 M Health Fairview St. John's Hospital Effective for 2024-2025 academic year.
VA-1000 VA Medical Center  

Required session attendance: Monday 3:30-5:00 PM Vascular Preop Conference; Tuesday 7:00-8:30 AM Surgery M& M and Grand Rounds; Thursday 7:00-9:00 AM Vascular Surgery Conferences

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: M-F, 5:30am-5:00pm. No overnight or home call, although the student may volunteer to return to the hospital to observe interesting cases during overnight hours. All hours and schedules are at the discretion of the attending and/or resident on service and may not exceed 80 hours per week.

Direct patient care: Yes

Consent Requirement:  Open for student to self schedule.

Grading Scale: H/E/S/N

Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Course equivalency: Does not apply