Required Reading – Your main source for your reading should be:
This book will be loaned to you during the rotation.
- Essentials of General Surgery by Peter F. Lawrence, Fifth Edition.
- National Medical Series (NMS) Surgery Case book by Bruce E. Jarrell, 1st edition
- Blue prints Q&A Step 2 Surgery , 2nd Edition
COACH – Comprehensive Online Advanced Care Heuristic (www.coachsurgery.com)
Introduction: COACH is a Web-based learning resource developed by Dr. James Lee (Endocrine Surgery) that contains many valuable procedure videos, care manuals, and departmental conferences and lectures including Grand Rounds and Evidence-Based Algorithm presentations. If you are unable to complete your mandatory surgical procedures, you can use one COACH video as a substitute.
Access: To access the site, you must register for a new account, by clicking the register button. Use your Columbia email address to facilitate the approval process, which should take no more than 24 business hours.