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General Surgery Residency

Medical Knowledge - full statement

Residents must demonstrate knowledge of established and evolving biomedical, clinical, epidemiological and social-behavioral sciences, as well as the application of this knowledge to patient care.

Residents:
-will critically evaluate and demonstrate knowledge of pertinent scientific information and,

-will participate in an educational program that should include the fundamentals of basic science as applied to clinical surgery, including: applied surgical anatomy and surgical pathology; the elements of wound healing; homeostasis, shock and circulatory physiology; hematologic disorders; immunobiology and transplantation; oncology; surgical endocrinology; surgical nutrition, fluid and electrolyte balance; and the metabolic response to injury, including burns.

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