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We train competent, confident general surgeons in a supportive and educational environment. Our program provides a well-structured, collaborative work environment for training quality community and rural-based general surgeons.

Program Characteristics

  • Accreditation for 15 residents in five-year program (three per year).
  • Emphasis on compassion, integrity, responsiveness, accountability and respect for diversity.
  • Faculty consists of general surgeons with extensive experience and expert specialists in an array of surgical fields.
  • Wide range of hands-on experience and training, with rotations in general surgery (including rural surgery and trauma) at community-based, federal and urban teaching hospital systems.
  • During the five-year program, residents will do clinical and/or outcome-based research and present at regional or national conferences.