Daily Schedule

5:30AM

begin pre-rounds

6:00AM

work rounds with team; all daily notes should be finished

7:00AM

conference or breakfast

7:30AM

go to OR for 7:30 cases and/or lectures

2:00PM

morning labs are available on CIS and should be recorded in each patient's chart

Between 3:00PM and 6:00PM

afternoon rounds, faster and less formal than morning rounds

4pm or 5pm

Preceptor Sessions: for one hour

The rest of the day is some combination of surgery, lecture, preceptor group, and reading.

NOTE: Many students experience lots of "downtime" during this rotation. Much of this time can be utilized for studying so be sure to have reading material available.