Medical Students Are Learning Early about Surgery

Nada Gawad and Michael Bond
Nada Gawad and Michael Bond are preclerkship medical students actively committed to careers in Surgery.

Teaching medical students about surgery is one of our most important opportunities and we should pay particular attention to their wants and needs.
Our students are deciding early about their future careers and they need early active learning in surgery to try on the technology, culture and values of the surgical profession.
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