The Selectives in surgery are month-long clinical and basic science experiences which allow students to combine a traditional clinical rotation with an in-depth exposure to the basic science foundations of surgical disease. The New York University School of Medicine offers Selectives to students enrolled in LCME-accredited schools who meet visiting student elective requirements. Current Selectives in surgery include:
A complete description of the Surgery Selectives and the specific services can be found here.
The Surgery Selectives Director is S. Rob Todd, and Arelis is the interim Coordinator. The coordinator for the Surgical Selectives is Douglas Book, Douglas.Book@nyumc.org.
NOTE: If you are an LCME student who is interested in an away rotation, please e-mail Douglas Book at Douglas.Book@nyumc.org to inquire about available spots. You may also visit http://www.med.nyu.edu/registrar/electives/requirements_lcme.html for more information.
To register for a Surgery Selective, please fill out the registration form here. Please return the form to the Office of Registration & Student Records at: 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016. Ph: (212) 263-5291. Once registration is complete, we will do our best, based on availability, to place you into the Selective of your choice.