When you graduate from our program, you will be a confident general surgeon ready for practice or further education in a subspecialty fellowship. In addition to our five-year curriculum, your education will be augmented with patient care, formal rounds, conferences, basic science lectures, journal clubs, bioskills sessions, and research with WMed faculty. Together, we make the teaching of other residents and medical students an integral part of your academic experience.
|2||Endoscopy and Research|
At WMed, we place a deep emphasis on providing excellent hands-on training in our simulation labs and the operating-room environment. All of this serves our mission that each graduate of our program is equipped with the skills and confidence to be a top-notch surgeon ready for practice or continuing education in a subspecialty fellowship.
Average Operative Experience In Defined Categories
*Numbers represent a three-year average based on graduate case logs
|78||Skin, Soft Tissue, and Breast|
|82||Head and Neck|
|1,153||Total Major Cases|
|239||Total Chief Cases|
|135||Average PGY-1 Total|
|295||Average PGY-2 Total|
|616||Average PGY-3 Total|
|779||Average PGY-4 Total|
At WMed, Thursday mornings, 7 a.m. to noon, are protected time for our General Surgery residents to attend didactic and skills lab sessions.
Thursday Morning Schedule:
- Morbidity & Mortality
- Grand Rounds
- Journal Club (quarterly)
- Core Curriculum based on the SCORE Curriculum
Simulation, ultrasound, and bioskills lab occur one Thursday each month in lieu of conferences.
Attending rounds also occurs weekly at both hospitals.