Elective in General Surgery


To provide broad clinical experience in general surgical problems with emphasis on ambulatory diagnosis, surgical management, and perioperative care.


  • Clinics: Attendance at 2 ambulatory clinics per week with exposure to ambulatory learning and procedures.
  • Operating Room: Opportunity to participate in operation twice per week
  • Teaching Sessions: Formal and informal
  • GS Sub-Specialties: Colorectal, Liver & Pancreas, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Breast and Trauma

Location: The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus or Civic Campus

Duration: 2-4 weeks

No. of Students: 6

Available for: 3rd and 4th year students. Introductory experience available for 1st and 2nd year students.

Back to top