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Medical Education

Breast Surgery Elective

Objective

This elective is designed to introduce fourth year medical students to the surgical management of breast cancer.

Learning Experience

The student will gain experience in learning about the natural history, diagnosis, pretreatment evaluation and surgical management of breast cancer. There is opportunity to attend clinical conferences, journal club and other seminars as well as participate in the operating room, clinic and office hours.  In addition, the student will gain exposure to clinical and basic science research related to breast diseases.

Feedback and Evaluation

Daily interaction. Evaluation at the completion of the elective.