Student Programs Third Year Surgery Clerkship » The 5-week surgery clerkship is one component of the adult inpatient experience for medical students. The surgery clerkship, in the double helix curriculum, achieves established goals and objectives by conducting a series of conferences and presentations at each site, which address the core curriculum. Fourth Year Surgery Sub-Internship » The fourth year sub-internship rotation in surgery is an opportunity for medical students to function as an integral member of the surgery team with responsibilities commensurate with a surgical intern. Sub-interns are expected to participate in patient rounds, out-patients clinics, daily operations and other surgical procedures. Surgery Elective » Clinical experience in all divisions/specialties within Department of Surgery may be arranged based on space availability. The office of Surgical Education assists students who are interested in a surgery elective rotation. For further information, please contact Office of Surgical Education, Student Program, at (585) 273-1712.