SSIG – Surgical Subspecialty Interest Group

Officers

Co-Presidents Scott Rizzi & Peter Vonu
Treasurer Nathan Burriss

Welcome to the Surgical Subspecialty Interest Group!

The Surgical Subspecialty Interest Group exists to educate the medical students at University of Florida College of Medicine (UFCOM) about the field of surgery and its subspecialities, the lifestyle of surgeons and surgical residents, and the numerous opportunities available for those interested in surgery and its sub-specialties, and to facilitate as a go-between amongst medical students, faculty, surgeons.

Surgical Residencies & Fellowships

Surgeons in the UF Department of Surgery specialize in:

  • General Surgery (GI, Cancer, Trauma and Burn)
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Other UF surgical care: Neurosurgery, Urology, Gynecology, Orthopaedics

Shadowing Opportunities

The SSIG officers are in the process of compiling a list of surgeons willing to participate in shadowing opportunities. In the meantime, contact any of the officers for information about these opportunities.

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays from 7:15-8am in room 6120.

Facebook Group

Other Resources

  • Department of Surgery – Link
  • American Board of Surgery – Link
  • American College of Surgeons – Link