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Residency Programs

Drs. Higgins and Lipsett

Preliminary Surgery Program

  • Locations
  • On-Call Schedule
  • Benefits
  • Neurosurgery, Orthopedic, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, and Urology
  • International Medical Graduates

General Surgery Training Program

  • Clinical Postgraduate Years 3-5
  • Operative Experience
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • On-Call Schedule
  • Benefits

Postgraduate Surgical Residency for Physician Assistants
Twelve month program involving all aspects of patient care.

Six Physician Assistant Residents will be selected for the General Surgery/Academic Track. Three Physician Assistants will be selected for the surgical ICU track.

Rotations may include, but are not limited to the following sub-specialities:

  • Thoracic/Cardiac
  • General
  • Pediatric
  • Vascular
  • Surgical Oncology/Endocrinology
  • GI
  • Trauma
  • Plastics
  • Surgical Intensive Care Units

2016-17 Application Interview Dates

Dinner Dates (6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)Interview DatesApplicant Types
Thursday, December 01, 2016Friday, December 02, 2016CAT
Sunday, December 04, 2016Monday, December 05, 2016Prelim
Thursday, December 08, 2016Friday, December 09, 2016CAT
Sunday, December 11, 2016Monday, December 12, 2016Prelim
Thursday, December 15, 2016Friday, December 16, 2016CAT
Sunday, December 18, 2016Monday, December 19, 2016CAT
Sunday, January 08, 2017Monday, January 09, 2017CAT

To apply for residency within the Department of Surgery (Plastics applicants see below) please visit the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

For additional information, please contact the Surgery Education Coordinator at