Dating a neurosurgery resident
Maybe my fellow residents were right after all, and I’m just lazy.
Our two training sites, SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, together provide over 1,100 admissions and 800 operations per year on the neurosurgery service.Residents are expected to provide coverage for adult neurosurgery clinics.Each of the adult faculty has either a half or full day clinic once a week.Residents are required to attend clinics on a weekly basis while on service.
Patients seen in the clinic fall into one of the following broad categories: specialty-specific preoperative consultations or operative evaluations, postoperative follow-ups, or follow-ups from on-call inpatient consultations (e.g., trauma patients).
Major areas of interest include the following: Fifty-four months of the residency program are spent in clinical neurosurgery, including one year as a chief resident and one year as a subspecialty chief resident.