General Surgery Residency Curriculum

The General Surgery Residency Program curriculum provides a deep understanding of value-based, patient-centered health care delivery for the management of a variety of surgical diseases.
We will have weekly didactics including basic science and advanced science conferences, tumor conferences, and morbidity and mortality meetings. Grand rounds, journal clubs, and simulation labs will be held monthly.

Rotations

PGY1

Duration

GS1- Surgical Oncology 2 months
GS2- General and Vascular Surgery 3 months
Trauma 2 months
ICU 1 month
Plastics 1 month
Anesthesiology 1 month
Endoscopy 1 month
Elective 1 month
PGY2

Duration

GS2- General and Vascular Surgery 1 month
GS3-Minimally Invasive Surgery 2 months
Trauma 2 months
ICU 1 month
Pediatric Surgery (UT Southwestern) 2 months
Transplant Surgery (UT Southwestern) 2 months
Cardiovascular Surgery 2 months
PGY3

Duration

GS1-Surgical Oncology 2 months
GS2-General and Vascular Surgery 2 months
Colorectal Surgery 1 month
Trauma 4 months
ICU 1 month
Burns (UT Southwestern) 2 months
PGY4

Duration

GS2-General and Vascular Surgery 2 months
GS3-Minimally Invasive Surgery 2 months
Cardiovascular Surgery 2 months
Plastics 2 months
Pediatric Surgery (UT Southwestern) 2 months
Transplant (UT Southwestern) 2 months
PGY5

Duration

GS1-Surgical Oncology 4 months
GS2-General and Vascular Surgery 4 months
Trauma 4 months