Memorial Hospital

Memorial Sloan Kettering Medical Center:

This is located 2.5 miles from the parent institution. It serves all classes of people and is well known as one of the best cancer centers worldwide. It is a 432 bed hospital. The residents at PGY 3 level get a 3 month exposure to surgical oncology.

They spend a month each in three of the following five services: Head and Neck, Breast, Gastric and Mixed Tumors, Colon and Rectum and Thoracic Surgery. They are exposed to the surgical techniques of highly skilled cancer surgeons. The residents assist in the running of the running of the out-patient clinics, which are within the medical center, and in-patient management of the patients.