The General Surgery Program offers 30 categorical positions, six each at the PGY-1 through PGY-5 levels. In addition, up to four PGY-1 preliminary positions are offered to those seeking a one-year experience. Chief residents are responsible for directing and managing their own surgical service.

Global Surgery

ACGME/American Board of Surgery approved electives in available for PGY-2, 3 and 4 general surgery residents at two sites. See photos of residents in Cameroon.

  • Mbingo Baptist Hospital, Cameroon, West Africa and L’Hopital Baptiste Biblique
  • Karolyn Kempton Memorial Christian Hospital, Togo, West Africa

Skills Curriculum

  • ACS/APDS Skills Modules
  • Simulation Center, which includes a GI BRONCH Mentor Simulator
  • Skills Lab 24/7 in hospital (features LapSim computer simulator)
  • Animal Labs
  • Cadaver Labs
Block Rotation Diagram