Surgical Opportunities for Medical Students

Surgical Clerkships

Stanford's Department of Surgery offers 13 clerkships to medical students in a variety of specialties. Programs are offered for both third- and fourth-year students and many are open to visitors. 

Stanford Surgery also offers two continuity clerkship opportunities for first- and third-year medical students that offer a longitudinal look at life as a surgeon. 

Our Team

Dr. Jim Korndorffer
Vice Chair of Education

Dr. Tom Pham
Clerkship Director

Dr. Cara Liebert
Clerkship Asst. Director

Anita Hagan
Medical Student Training Manager

Karen Cockerill
Clerkship Coordinator

Marisol Rueda
Clerkship Asst. Coordinator