- - attending s. physicians and surgeons who are members of a hospital s. and regularly attend their patients at the hospital; may also supervise and teach house s., fellows, and medical students.- consulting s. specialists affiliated with a hospital who serve in an advisory capacity to the attending s..- house s. physicians and surgeons in specialty training at a hospital who care for the patients under the direction and supervision of the attending s..
* * *staff 'staf n the doctors and surgeons regularly attached to a hospital and helping to determine its policies and guide its activities
* * *(staf) 1. a wooden rod or rodlike structure. a 2. grooved director used as a guide for the knife in surgery. 3. the professional personnel of a hospital. 4. band cell.
Medical dictionary. 2011.