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Table 6 Future events that respondents indicated may be beneficial (n = 42)

From: Cross sectional analysis of student-led surgical societies in fostering medical student interest in Canada

Response Frequency
n (%)
Overall 42  
More skills events/ Greater event capacity 12 29
Panel discussion/ Q&A session 4 10
Improved shadowing opportunities 4 10
Career fair 3 7
More information about surgical subspecialty 3 7
OR preparation/ Tour 2 5
More relaxed social events 2 5
Myth busting about a career in surgery 2 5
Anatomy classes 1 2
Hospital based activities during the holidays (Eg. observerships) 1 2
Clerkship tips 1 2
Event with first year residents about matching 1 2
Analyzing surgical videos 1 2
Information about surgeon supply/ demand 1 2
“Meet the surgeons” night 1 2
“Speed dating event” with residents/ surgeons 1 2
Structured mentorship 1 2
Information about technology in surgery 1 2