Undergraduate medical teaching overview
The Department of Surgery at the Alfred Hospital has a major role in the teaching of surgery in all years of the Central Clinical School's Undergraduate Medical Education program. In particular, the members of the Department of Surgery have a significant commitment in clinical teaching for Year 3B and 5D MBBS students.
Year 5D medical students have a six week block of surgical teaching which is coordinated through the Department of Surgery. This is conducted in association with a number of clinical departments within the Alfred Hospital, in particular, the Departments of Radiology, Intensive Care and Anaesthetics at the Alfred. There is also a substantial contribution by the William Buckland Radiation Oncology Service and the Alfred Hospital Trauma Service.