GENERAL INTERN GUIDE

OVERVIEW

This page is meant to serve as a localized source of information for interns (with some emphasis on the UCSF general surgery program). Below the content has been organized into different sections.

GENERAL RECORD KEEPING

Often times interns will have to do generic housekeeping tasks that are outlined below:

Logging Work Hours Using Medhub 

Logging Cases In The ACGME Database

GENERAL INTERN KNOWLEDGE:

There are certain aspects of the intern year that apply to most all interns (regardless of location or type of program). They are highlighted in the sections below:

Basic Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Techniques

Guide To Intern Etiquette

SPECIFIC INTERN TASKS/SKILLS:

The sections below will go over in detail how to perform specific intern tasks or special skills that will be useful to the efforts of an intern:

How To Pre-Admit Patients

SITE SPECFIC INORMATION (UCSF GENERAL SURGERY):

As a UCSF surgery intern you will be rotating through various hospitals/sites. There is some universal information that is relevant to all rotations at a specific site that can be found in the sections below.

San Francisco VA Hospital 

OTHER

Content in this section may need to be more flushed out and then organized in the future.

How To Discharge Patients

How To Prepare For Your Next Rotation